Medidata Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MDSO) Q4 2016 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady

July 18, 2017 - By test

 Medidata Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MDSO)  Q4 2016 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady

Sentiment for Medidata Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MDSO)

Medidata Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MDSO) institutional sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.09, from 1.01 in 2016Q3. The ratio has improved, as 100 active investment managers opened new and increased equity positions, while 91 reduced and sold equity positions in Medidata Solutions Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now own: 56.66 million shares, down from 56.95 million shares in 2016Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Medidata Solutions Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 28 Reduced: 63 Increased: 68 New Position: 32.

Medidata Solutions Inc. is a well-known provider of cloud solutions for life sciences. The company has market cap of $4.68 billion. The Firm provides cloud solutions for clinical research in life sciences, offering platform technology that focuses on the clinical development. It has a 142.58 P/E ratio. The Company’s plan study addresses three areas to ensure optimal study design, grant development and negotiation, and investigator payments.

About 650 shares traded. Medidata Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MDSO) has risen 68.37% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 51.67% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Medidata Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MDSO) to report $0.17 EPS on July, 19.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 30.77 % from last quarter’s $0.13 EPS. MDSO’s profit would be $9.95M giving it 117.65 P/E if the $0.17 EPS is correct. After having $0.20 EPS previously, Medidata Solutions Inc’s analysts see -15.00 % EPS growth.

Brown Capital Management Llc holds 4.27% of its portfolio in Medidata Solutions Inc for 5.89 million shares. Ashford Capital Management Inc owns 225,984 shares or 2.26% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ranger Investment Management L.P. has 1.71% invested in the company for 486,155 shares. The Washington-based Zevenbergen Capital Investments Llc has invested 1.63% in the stock. Conestoga Capital Advisors Llc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 486,000 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 9 sales for $3.63 million activity.

Medidata Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MDSO) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 79% of Medidata Solutions Inc.’s analysts are positive. Out of 14 Wall Street analysts rating Medidata Solutions Inc., 11 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $35 while the high is $9000. The stock’s average target of $65.56 is -18.05% below today’s ($80) share price. MDSO was included in 22 notes of analysts from July 22, 2015. The rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets on Friday, September 25 with “Hold”. On Wednesday, June 14 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Buy”. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Thursday, July 21. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy” on Tuesday, September 13. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Friday, June 16. The stock of Medidata Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MDSO) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Wednesday, October 28, the company rating was upgraded by Topeka Capital Markets. The rating was initiated by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, September 9 with “Overweight”. Needham maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, February 10 report. The stock of Medidata Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MDSO) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 10 by SunTrust.

More recent Medidata Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MDSO) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Medidata Solutions (MDSO) to Join S&P MidCap 400; McDermott International (MDR …” on June 20, 2017. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “Medidata (MDSO), inVentiv Enter Into Multi-Year Partnership” on June 27, 2017. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Medidata Solutions (MDSO) Set to Join the S&P 400 Index” with publication date: June 21, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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