Are Analysts Bullish Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) After Last Week?

May 18, 2018 - By Michael Collier

Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.24 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.40, from 1.64 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 30 investors sold Zebra Technologies Corporation shares while 82 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 98 raised stakes. 46.52 million shares or 0.84% less from 46.92 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Pinebridge Investments L P reported 0.1% of its portfolio in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA). Brown Brothers Harriman Company holds 0% or 20 shares in its portfolio. Columbus Circle holds 145,949 shares or 0.29% of its portfolio. State Common Retirement Fund holds 117,000 shares. Magnetar Ltd Liability owns 3,353 shares. Prudential Fincl has invested 0.03% in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA). Bridgeway Capital has 5,500 shares. First Quadrant Lp Ca stated it has 22,600 shares. Hbk Invests L P reported 28,400 shares. Ariel Invests Lc has 1.75% invested in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA). Tru Communication Of Vermont accumulated 60 shares. 13,693 are owned by Gsa Capital Prtn Ltd Liability Partnership. The Colorado-based Shine Investment Advisory Svcs has invested 0.01% in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA). Bancshares Of Montreal Can reported 0% stake. Janney Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.02% or 4,116 shares.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 selling transactions for $16.44 million activity. The insider GUSTAFSSON ANDERS sold 20,459 shares worth $3.12 million. $357,600 worth of Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) shares were sold by Cho Michael. MANIRE ROSS W sold $270,340 worth of Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) on Friday, March 2. The insider Schmitz Jeffrey F sold $208,556. 1,933 shares were sold by GAGNIER HUGH K, worth $276,380. 5,865 Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) shares with value of $829,663 were sold by TERZICH MICHAEL H.

Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Zebra Technologies (NASDAQ:ZBRA), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Zebra Technologies had 11 analyst reports since November 29, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) earned “Outperform” rating by Imperial Capital on Wednesday, November 29. J.P. Morgan downgraded it to “Hold” rating and $150.0 target in Monday, February 26 report. As per Wednesday, May 9, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. As per Thursday, February 22, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, February 27 with “Market Perform”. On Monday, March 26 the stock rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Overweight”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Friday, February 23 with “Equal-Weight”. The company was upgraded on Monday, March 26 by J.P. Morgan. On Monday, February 26 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral”. Northcoast maintained the shares of ZBRA in report on Friday, February 23 with “Buy” rating. Below is a list of Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) latest ratings and price target changes.

09/05/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $125 New Target: $135 Maintain
26/03/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Overweight Upgrade
26/03/2018 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Buy New Target: $160.0000 Upgrade
27/02/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $112 New Target: $140 Maintain
26/02/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
26/02/2018 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Hold New Target: $150.0 Downgrade
23/02/2018 Broker: Northcoast Rating: Buy New Target: $162.0 Maintain
22/02/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $146.0 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $147.0
23/02/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $108 New Target: $125 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $153.26. About 71,133 shares traded. Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) has risen 56.60% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.05% the S&P500.

Zebra Technologies Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, makes, sells, and supports direct thermal and thermal transfer label printers, radio frequency identification printer/encoders, dye sublimation card printers, real-time locating solutions, related accessories, and support software worldwide. The company has market cap of $8.18 billion. The Company’s products are primarily used in automatic identification, data collection, and personal identification applications. It has a 478.94 P/E ratio. The firm also provides mobile computing and advanced data capture technologies and services, which include rugged and enterprise-grade mobile computers; laser, imaging, and radio frequency identification based data capture products; wireless LAN solutions and software; and applications that are associated with these services and products.

More recent Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Zebra Technologies (ZBRA) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 08, 2018. Also Benzinga.com published the news titled: “Earnings Scheduled For May 8, 2018” on May 08, 2018. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within Zebra Technologies, Deluxe, Veeco Instruments, Wingstop, Superior Industries …” with publication date: April 25, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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