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Micron Technology Inc Stock in Q3 2017 Driven by Institutional Investors

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About 584,714 shares traded. (NASDAQ:RPD) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: "Rapid7 to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results on ..." on January 11, 2018. It has underperformed by 0.55% the S&P500.

Mark Kingdon increased its stake in Micron Technology Inc (MU) by 83.77% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pioneer Investment Management Inc bought 1.38M shares as the company's stock rose 19.14% with the market. The hedge fund run by Mark Kingdon held 1.44 million shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $56.62M, up from 783,301 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Alphaone Investment Services Llc who had been investing in Micron Technology Inc (Put) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $49.50B market cap company.

In the last three months, insiders executed a total of 43 trades. About 28.46 million shares traded. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) has risen 176.27% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 159.57% the S&P500.

Kingdon Capital Management Llc, which manages about $3.27 billion and $1.53B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Applied Matls Inc (NASDAQ:AMAT) by 24,255 shares to 489,300 shares, valued at $25.49M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.32 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Micron Technology will post 9.78 earnings per share for the current year. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Micron Technology from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 27th. Therefore 92% are positive. Micron Technology Inc. had 205 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Finally, Loop Capital reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $46.00 target price (up from $40.00) on shares of Micron Technology in a report on Thursday, September 21st. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Cowen & Co given on Tuesday, August 11. As per Monday, June 26, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. (NYSE:GDDY) on Thursday, October 5 with "Buy" rating. Cohen & Steers Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Micron Technology during the second quarter worth approximately $5,463,000. The rating was maintained by Nomura on Friday, September 29 with "Buy". The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Tuesday, August 30 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, March 31 by UBS. Mizuho has "Buy" rating and $38.0 target. Robert W. Baird initiated Rockwell Collins, Inc. Capital Research Global Investors now owns 39,794,346 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer's stock worth $1,188,259,000 after purchasing an additional 31,616,346 shares during the last quarter. Its up 0.29, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. 114 funds opened positions while 237 raised stakes. The investment professionals in our partner's database now own: 886.67 million shares, up from 832.79 million shares in 2017Q2. QUANTRES ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd acquired a new stake in Micron Technology in the 4th quarter worth about $6,571,000. (NASDAQ:MU). Virginia Retirement System Et Al holds 772,300 shares or 0.37% of its portfolio. Td Asset Mngmt stated it has 0.02% in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) shares. The insider Mondry Lawrence N sold $765,485. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of ETP in report on Friday, August 18 with "Hold" rating. (NASDAQ:MU). Ledyard National Bank stated it has 50 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Cowen & Co maintained Micron Technology, Inc. Mountain Pacific Advisers Id holds 0.07% in Micron Technology, Inc. Nuveen Asset Limited Liability Corporation owns 49,577 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Gofen Glossberg Ltd Liability Il owns 8,899 shares. Franklin Resource owns 21,748 shares or 0% of their United States portfolio.

Among 5 analysts covering Accesso Technology Group (LON:ACSO), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. The Minnesota-based Winslow Capital Management Ltd Liability Company has invested 0% in Micron Technology, Inc. 411.79 million shares or 1.95% less from 419.99 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. This represents a decrease of -3% in the number of shares being shorted compared to the previous reading, and implies that investors felt less pessimistic about the stock during the past two weeks. 10,000 shares valued at $340,000 were sold by Deboer Scott J on Tuesday, September 12. Micron Technology has a 12 month low of $9.31 and a 12 month high of $23.64. Thorsen Steven L. JR also sold $4.53M worth of Micron Technology, Inc.

Gargoyle Investment Advisor Llc, which manages about $353.70 million and $272.32M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Smucker J M Co (NYSE:SJM) by 3,100 shares to 20,948 shares, valued at $2.20 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Alphabet Inc by 515 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 385 shares, and cut its stake in Wal (NYSE:WMT).

Analysts await Rockwell Collins, Inc. Cleararc invested in 0.17% or 28,623 shares. COL's profit will be $255.40M for 22.02 P/E if the $1.56 EPS becomes a reality. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating, twenty-six have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 80% are positive. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track Micron Technology, Inc. The rating was initiated by FBN Securities on Monday, September 11 with "Buy". The firm has "Outperform" rating by Macquarie Research given on Thursday, October 27. The stock of Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE:SNA) earned "Buy" rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, November 10. Finally, Standpoint Research downgraded Micron Technology from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Monday, August 29th. (NYSE:SU) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, November 18 by TD Securities. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $17500 target.

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