Citrix Systems Inc (CTXS) Needle Moving 0.24%

James Marshall
January 14, 2018

Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS) shares are down -0.98% for the week and that has got investors and traders sitting up and taking note. It has outperformed by 9.72% the S&P500. The cloud computing company reported $1.22 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.04 by $0.18. CTXS's profit will be $206.42 million for 16.39 P/E if the $1.37 EPS becomes a reality. The stock decreased 1.37% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $18.76. About 2.52 million shares traded or 60.23% up from the average. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 4.46% since January 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $222,551 activity.

In related news, CEO David J. Henshall sold 12,500 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st.

Among 29 analysts covering AT&T Inc. Therefore 48% are positive.

Citrix Systems, Inc.'s Average Earnings Estimate for the current quarter is $1.01, according to consensus of 15 analysts. Robert W. Baird reissued a buy rating and issued a $90.00 price objective on shares of Citrix Systems in a research note on Sunday, November 19th. (NYSE:ATHM) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, January 27 by HSBC. Therefore 58% are positive. Benchmark maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, November 8 report. Cowen & Co has "Sell" rating and $5900 target. Stifel Nicolaus reinitiated the shares of LOW in report on Tuesday, August 2 with "Buy" rating. On Wednesday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Overweight". (NYSE:ATHM) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 29 by Citigroup. (NASDAQ:CTXS) on Wednesday, July 27 with "Buy" rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.04 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.11, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. Oak Assocs Oh stated it has 13,530 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. 115 funds opened positions while 384 raised stakes.

Citrix Systems declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Monday, November 13th that permits the company to repurchase $1.70 billion in outstanding shares. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 294,277 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $25,987,601.87. Gotham Asset Limited Liability reported 224,292 shares. (NASDAQ:CTXS). Nordea Mngmt Ab owns 279,099 shares or 0.05% of their USA portfolio. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has 14,878 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Morgan Stanley reported 462,079 shares. 14,093 are owned by Hilltop Hldg.

Gsa Capital Partners Llp increased China Lodging Group Ltd (NASDAQ:HTHT) stake by 31,730 shares to 36,130 valued at $4.29 million in 2017Q3. Nordea Investment Management Ab holds 548,792 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Can has invested 0.02% in Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR). Utd Cap Advisers Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Citrix Systems, Inc. Tru Of Vermont reported 535 shares.

General Electric Company operates as an infrastructure and technology firm worldwide. It has a 23.16 P/E ratio.

Glg Partners Lp decreased Freeport (NYSE:FCX) stake by 168,733 shares to 751,467 valued at $10.55M in 2017Q3. It also upped Prudential Finl Inc (NYSE:PRU) stake by 9,429 shares and now owns 11,671 shares. Baidu Inc (NASDAQ:BIDU) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Citrix Systems Inc in their top 10 equity positions increased from 0 to 2 for an increase of 2. 130.86 million shares or 0.86% less from 132.01 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Godsey Gibb Associate has 1.93% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 466,132 shares. Macquarie Grp Limited accumulated 0.01% or 52,400 shares. Ipswich Investment Mgmt accumulated 134,076 shares or 1.46% of the stock. Natixis reported 69,176 shares. Mark Sheptoff Fin Planning Lc holds 1,037 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio has 59,066 shares. The stock of Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) shares were sold by Minahan Timothy A. Finally, Mizuho increased their price target on shares of Citrix Systems from $85.00 to $100.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Thursday. (NASDAQ:CTXS). Landscape Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.12% of its portfolio in Citrix Systems, Inc. (NYSE:T) earned "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, August 28. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Ltd Liability Co holds 334,988 shares. Peoples Ser stated it has 0.11% in Lowe's Companies, Inc.

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