Insulet (PODD) Forms $74.50 Double Top; Viking Global Investors LP Has Lifted Its Netflix (NFLX) Position

February 15, 2018 - By William Brooks

Viking Global Investors Lp increased Netflix Inc (NFLX) stake by 133.33% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Viking Global Investors Lp acquired 2.24 million shares as Netflix Inc (NFLX)’s stock rose 10.41%. The Viking Global Investors Lp holds 3.92M shares with $711.14 million value, up from 1.68 million last quarter. Netflix Inc now has $115.43 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.99% or $7.73 during the last trading session, reaching $266. About 10.97 million shares traded or 30.89% up from the average. Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has risen 75.34% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 58.64% the S&P500.

Insulet Corporation (PODD) formed double top with $77.48 target or 4.00% above today’s $74.50 share price. Insulet Corporation (PODD) has $4.34 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.82% or $2.04 during the last trading session, reaching $74.5. About 347,819 shares traded. Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ:PODD) has risen 48.83% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.13% the S&P500.

Among 55 analysts covering Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), 39 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Netflix had 225 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) earned “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, January 2. Bank of America maintained it with “Buy” rating and $133 target in Tuesday, September 1 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Pivotal Research maintained the shares of NFLX in report on Wednesday, January 20 with “Buy” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) on Wednesday, October 4 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Brean Capital on Monday, November 21. On Monday, August 29 the stock rating was initiated by Axiom Capital with “Sell”. The stock of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) earned “Buy” rating by Nomura on Tuesday, April 19. JP Morgan maintained Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) on Thursday, April 7 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 16 by RBC Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.22 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 56 investors sold NFLX shares while 255 reduced holdings. 115 funds opened positions while 233 raised stakes. 356.10 million shares or 3.23% more from 344.96 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Atika Management Ltd Com invested in 2.5% or 48,000 shares. Pathstone Family Office Limited Co invested in 480 shares. Veritable Lp owns 10,322 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Benjamin F Edwards & holds 0.07% or 3,415 shares in its portfolio. Schwab Charles Inv Mgmt accumulated 0.22% or 1.41M shares. Gabelli Funds Ltd Co invested in 23,600 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Zevenbergen Capital Invests Llc accumulated 847,047 shares or 6.67% of the stock. Amf Pensionsforsakring Ab holds 338,420 shares. Morgens Waterfall Vintiadis Communication has 2.82% invested in Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) for 18,500 shares. Agf Invs holds 0.66% or 331,053 shares in its portfolio. Pennsylvania-based Vantage Invest Advisors Lc has invested 0.08% in Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX). Smith Moore And holds 2,517 shares. Zeke Capital Limited has invested 0.57% of its portfolio in Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX). Exxonmobil Mngmt Tx reported 78,844 shares. Neumann Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Company stated it has 0.57% of its portfolio in Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX).

Viking Global Investors Lp decreased Avexis Inc stake by 301,898 shares to 591,360 valued at $57.20 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Universal Hlth Svcs Inc (NYSE:UHS) stake by 548,308 shares and now owns 1.19M shares. Parker Hannifin Corp (NYSE:PH) was reduced too.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 36 sales for $137.34 million activity. Shares for $12.61M were sold by HYMAN DAVID A on Monday, October 30. On Monday, January 29 the insider KILGORE LESLIE J sold $175,770. 11,264 shares were sold by HOAG JAY C, worth $3.01M. Another trade for 93,380 shares valued at $15.51 million was sold by HASTINGS REED. On Thursday, January 11 the insider FRIEDLAND JONATHAN sold $437,545. On Monday, January 29 Peters Gregory K sold $2.48 million worth of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) or 9,009 shares. $43.05 million worth of stock was sold by SARANDOS THEODORE A on Thursday, February 8.

Among 17 analysts covering Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ:PODD), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Insulet Corporation had 46 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, January 12 by Robert W. Baird. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of PODD in report on Friday, July 21 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ:PODD) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, August 3. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, September 27. Leerink Swann maintained the shares of PODD in report on Monday, January 8 with “Buy” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of PODD in report on Friday, November 3 with “Outperform” rating. On Tuesday, February 28 the stock rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Outperform”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Leerink Swann on Thursday, October 12. The firm has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Monday, September 25. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Hold” rating and $50.0 target in Tuesday, August 22 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.2 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 14 investors sold Insulet Corporation shares while 55 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. 60.96 million shares or 0.49% less from 61.26 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Columbus Circle Invsts reported 160,611 shares. Massachusetts-based Arrowstreet Cap Lp has invested 0% in Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ:PODD). Balyasny Asset Mngmt Ltd Llc has 0.04% invested in Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ:PODD). Tributary Mngmt Limited Liability Company holds 0.12% in Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ:PODD) or 24,920 shares. M&T National Bank owns 8,187 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Rockefeller Service has 0.4% invested in Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ:PODD). Jpmorgan Chase And Co has 611,595 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Federated Investors Pa owns 210,800 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Kopp Inv Limited Liability holds 2.26% or 44,833 shares in its portfolio. Paloma Prtnrs Company reported 19,500 shares stake. Citigroup reported 1,718 shares. Us Bancorp De, Minnesota-based fund reported 579 shares. C Worldwide A S invested in 0.08% or 101,083 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Mgmt has invested 0.01% in Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ:PODD). Principal Gru invested in 0% or 6,856 shares.

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