Sva Plumb Wealth Management Has Lowered Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) Position by $971,208; Share Price Declined; Alibaba Group Holding (BABA) Shares Declined While Newport Asia Has Increased Holding by $5.99 Million

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Sva Plumb Wealth Management Llc decreased its stake in Intuitive Surgical Inc (ISRG) by 9.94% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sva Plumb Wealth Management Llc sold 1,692 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.08% with the market. The institutional investor held 15,331 shares of the health care company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $8.80M, down from 17,023 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sva Plumb Wealth Management Llc who had been investing in Intuitive Surgical Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $57.27B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.76% or $3.84 during the last trading session, reaching $501.48. About 272,617 shares traded. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has risen 29.79% since January 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.79% the S&P500. Some Historical ISRG News: 23/05/2018 – Intuitive Surgical at Goldman Sachs Conference Jun 13; 17/04/2018 – INTUITIVE SURGICAL 1Q ADJ EPS $2.44; 23/03/2018 The research center previously created Apple’s Siri and the core technology used by Intuitive Surgical in their da Vinci systems; 17/04/2018 – INTUITIVE SURGICAL 1Q REV. $848M, EST. $778.5M

Newport Asia Llc increased its stake in Alibaba Group Holding (BABA) by 3.3% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Newport Asia Llc bought 36,500 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.15% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.14 million shares of the business services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $188.45M, up from 1.11M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Newport Asia Llc who had been investing in Alibaba Group Holding for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $388.28B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.01% or $1.53 during the last trading session, reaching $149.79. About 8.66M shares traded. Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) has declined 13.21% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.21% the S&P500. Some Historical BABA News: 09/04/2018 – Alibaba Cloud Expands Into Turkey; 18/03/2018 – RPT-Alibaba to invest additional $2 bln in Lazada, replaces CEO; 01/04/2018 – ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD BABA.N – TRANSACTION IMPLIES ENTERPRISE VALUE OF ELE.ME AT US$9.5 BLN; 30/05/2018 – Alibaba’s Joe Tsai: A lot of people are trying to stop China from upgrading its tech, including Senator Mark Warner “I still don’t understand it.”; 16/03/2018 – Alibaba-backed Cambricon starts financing round at CNY 12 billion valuation, sources say; 11/03/2018 – China’s Alibaba and Tencent reach for the skies; 28/05/2018 – ALIBABA HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LTD 0241.HK – AS PER DEAL, CO TO BUY ALI JK MEDICAL PRODUCTS LTD; 14/05/2018 – China tech giants bet on untangling logistics of Indonesian e-commerce; 10/04/2018 – China’s Ant ups fundraising target, valuation seen rising to $150 bln; 04/04/2018 – Chinese unicorn Meituan to buy Mobike: Union of Tencent-backed ventures is part of a turf war with Alibaba

Sva Plumb Wealth Management Llc, which manages about $1.95 billion and $984.49 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Berkshire Hathaway Inc Cl B (BRKB) by 2,481 shares to 47,451 shares, valued at $10.16M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Schwab U.S. Large (SCHX) by 38,854 shares in the quarter, for a total of 732,673 shares, and has risen its stake in Visa Inc (NYSE:V).

Among 23 analysts covering Intuitive Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:ISRG), 17 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Intuitive Surgical Inc had 92 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Friday, August 26. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, July 5 by Leerink Swann. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, July 20. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, July 20 by Wedbush. RBC Capital Markets maintained Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Monday, October 2 with “Hold” rating. On Friday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. Leerink Swann maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, January 18 report. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Friday, October 20 with “Overweight”. As per Wednesday, July 20, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) earned “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, April 17.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.11, from 1.29 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, as 26 investors sold ISRG shares while 235 reduced holdings. 94 funds opened positions while 213 raised stakes. 92.91 million shares or 1.44% less from 94.27 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Moreover, Green Valley Investors Limited Liability has 0.54% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 20,907 shares. Clifford Swan Investment Counsel Limited Liability Corp owns 951 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Fmr Lc has 0.43% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 6.60 million shares. Adage Capital Ptnrs Grp Limited Liability stated it has 256,235 shares. Morgan Stanley stated it has 2.86M shares or 0.41% of all its holdings. Destination Wealth Management holds 150 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Usa Fincl Portformulas Corporation holds 930 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. The Germany-based Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has invested 0.24% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). The Massachusetts-based Moors Cabot has invested 0.03% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Sandy Spring Financial Bank has invested 0.01% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Main Street Ltd Company has invested 2.45% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Connor Clark And Lunn Investment Mngmt reported 3,575 shares. Ohio-based Bartlett Ltd has invested 0.01% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). North Mngmt has 0.07% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 795 shares. Biondo Investment Advsrs stated it has 10.33% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG).

Since July 24, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 20 sales for $59.70 million activity. $196,000 worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) was sold by RUBASH MARK J. Johnson Amal M had sold 1,000 shares worth $500,000. 864 shares were sold by Samath Jamie, worth $431,319 on Tuesday, October 23. Rosa David J. also sold $10.49M worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Tuesday, July 24. SMITH LONNIE M sold 225 shares worth $121,509. On Tuesday, July 24 the insider Myriam Curet sold $372,706.

More notable recent Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) Beats on Q1 Earnings & Revenues – Nasdaq” on April 18, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) Beats on Q3 Earnings & Revenues – Nasdaq” published on October 19, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Has Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) Outpaced Other Medical Stocks This Year? – Nasdaq” on December 21, 2018. More interesting news about Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Intuitive Surgical Becomes Oversold (ISRG) – Nasdaq” published on October 11, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Intuitive Surgical: The Medical Robotics 800 Pound Gorilla – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: September 17, 2018.

Analysts await Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) to report earnings on January, 24 after the close. They expect $2.47 earnings per share, up 19.32% or $0.40 from last year’s $2.07 per share. ISRG’s profit will be $282.07 million for 50.76 P/E if the $2.47 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.24 actual earnings per share reported by Intuitive Surgical, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 10.27% EPS growth.

More notable recent Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Alibaba Makes A Strong Move – Seeking Alpha” on December 18, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Stock Market Power Rankings: Amazon Back on Top – The Motley Fool” published on January 13, 2019, Streetinsider.com published: “China’s trade data drags stock futures ahead of Citi results – StreetInsider.com” on January 14, 2019. More interesting news about Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Oppenheimer confident on Alibaba – Seeking Alpha” published on January 14, 2019 as well as Livetradingnews.com‘s news article titled: “Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Macro Risks Have Minimal Impact – Live Trading News” with publication date: December 18, 2018.

Among 41 analysts covering Alibaba (NYSE:BABA), 39 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 95% are positive. Alibaba had 202 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by M Partners with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 26. The stock has “Buy” rating by China Renaissance Securities (US) Inc. on Thursday, January 25. The rating was maintained by M Partners on Wednesday, April 19 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by UBS on Friday, October 12 with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of BABA in report on Friday, January 29 with “Outperform” rating. As per Thursday, August 17, the company rating was maintained by Suntrust Robinson. Bank of America maintained Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) on Monday, May 7 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, September 28 by Needham. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $210.0 target in Monday, November 13 report. On Wednesday, October 10 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Overweight”.

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