Stocks under Discussion: Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), GNC Holdings Inc. (GNC)

Marco Green
January 31, 2018

The semiconductor company reported $1.03 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.85 by $0.18. Given the stock's recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company's recent data. It is down 5.30% since January 29, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 1.65% the S&P500.

Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) has a beta of 1.26, compared to a beta of 1 for the market, which implies that the stock's price movements are more extreme than the market as a whole. A total of 4.68 Million shares exchanged at hands and its Average Volume is 2.79 Million. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 53.56 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company's last quarterly report. Sound Shore Management Inc who had been investing in Analog Devices Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $34.57 billion market cap company. SICCHITANO KENTON J had sold 15,000 shares worth $1.32 million on Thursday, October 5.

Sound Shore Management Inc decreased its stake in Analog Devices Inc (ADI) by 16.35% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. It has outperformed by 7.70% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.07, from 1.14 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 45 investors sold ADI shares while 232 reduced holdings. First Eagle Investment Management LLC raised its stake in Analog Devices by 84.6% in the first quarter. 315.41 million shares or 0.53% more from 313.75 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. (NASDAQ:ADI). Richard C Young Ltd holds 4,086 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0.04% or 99,864 shares.

Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May 31st. Fiduciary holds 58,437 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. M&T Bankshares invested 0.13% of its portfolio in Analog Devices, Inc. The fund owned 88,790 shares of the semiconductor company's stock after acquiring an additional 6,756 shares during the period. (NASDAQ:ADI). Snyder Capital Management LP reported 0.15% stake. Ledyard Financial Bank has 0.16% invested in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) or 4,000 shares. Why are the underperforming company shares moving higher? Pennsylvania-based Peoples Fincl has invested 0.56% in Analog Devices, Inc. "(ADI) Shares Bought by Tiaa Fsb" was originally reported by The Lincolnian Online and is the property of of The Lincolnian Online. (NASDAQ:ADI). Stewart Patten Co Ltd Liability stated it has 2,950 shares.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 21 sales for $17.68 million activity. Shares for $369,996 were sold by Real Peter. The original version of this piece can be viewed at (NASDAQ:ADI) was sold by SEIF MARGARET K on Friday, January 5.

Provise Management Group Llc, which manages about $1.14 billion and $689.10M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Union Pac Corp (NYSE:UNP) by 35,225 shares to 1,727 shares, valued at $200,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. For the Current month, 0 analysts have assigned this stock as Buy where 1 assigned Outperform, 4 analysts believe it's a Hold, 3 said Underperform and only 0 assigned Sell rating. Therefore 43% are positive. Analog Devices has a fifty-two week low of $74.60 and a fifty-two week high of $98.38. As per Wednesday, May 31, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. Price Target plays a critical role when it comes to the analysis of a Stock. On Wednesday, August 30 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Buy".

GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) is another stock that is grabbing investors attention these days. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, July 23 by Stifel Nicolaus. (NASDAQ:ADI) has "Market Perform" rating given on Friday, June 16 by Raymond James. (NASDAQ:ADI) for 1,200 shares. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 27 by Barclays Capital. Jefferies maintained Analog Devices, Inc. STATA RAY had sold 10,000 shares worth $911,300 on Wednesday, January 3. Nomura upgraded Analog Devices, Inc. 80 funds opened positions while 259 raised stakes. Texas Permanent School Fund has 0% invested in Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) rating on Thursday, August 18. Motco has 845 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. 98,400 were accumulated by Alphamark Advisors Limited Liability Com. Plc (Adr) (ETN) by 4826.32% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Grp owns 19,255 shares. Azimuth Mgmt reported 5,013 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. (NasdaqGS:ADI) is 19.619200. This is calculated by taking weekly log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over one year annualized. Aperio Limited Liability Corporation has 0% invested in Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dana Advisors Inc has 0.11% invested in Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Sei Invs Communication invested 0% of its portfolio in Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (TU)'s stock rose 0.66%. Guardian Capital Limited Partnership has 220,886 shares. It also reduced its holding in Danaher Corp Del (NYSE:DHR) by 52,529 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 659,926 shares, and cut its stake in Plains Gp Hldgs L P. NOVICH NEIL S also sold $785,759 worth of Analog Devices, Inc. $12.00 million worth of stock was sold by Ueno Ryuji on Monday, September 11.

Recently, analysts have updated the overall rating to 2.23.

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