Live Stock Coverage: Microsemi Corporation Stock Is An Record High Flier

Live Stock Coverage: Microsemi Corporation Stock Is An Record High Flier

The stock of Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC) reached all time high today, Nov, 11 and still has $66.45 target or 36.00% above today’s $48.86 share price. This indicates more upside for the $5.52B company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $66.45 PT is reached, the company will be worth $1.99B more.
Trading stocks at an all time highs is usually a winning strategy. An all time high points to a stock which has the most positive fundamentals ever. Even thought the pullback rate is high, if correct risk management is utilized, investors can trade very well such events. About 505,160 shares traded hands. Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC) has risen 28.38% since April 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.23% the S&P500.

Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC) Ratings Coverage

Out of 14 analysts covering Microsemi (NASDAQ:MSCC), 13 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 93% are positive. $60 is the highest target while $37 is the lowest. The $49 average target is 0.29% above today’s ($48.86) stock price. Microsemi has been the topic of 23 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The company was initiated on Tuesday, November 8 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Buy” rating by Drexel Hamilton given on Monday, August 24. Mizuho initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, October 14 report. As per Monday, August 10, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Zacks on Monday, September 21 to “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Sterne Agee CRT given on Wednesday, September 9. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, January 25 by Needham. The stock of Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC) earned “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Friday, November 11. The firm has “Buy” rating by Suntrust Robinson given on Thursday, January 14. The rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Top Pick” on Thursday, February 25.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Microsemi Corp. is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of analog, mixed-signal and discrete semiconductors. The company’s semiconductors manage and regulate power, protect against transient voltage spikes and transmit, receive and amplify signals. The company’s products include individual components as well as complete circuit solutions that enhance our customers’ end products by providing battery optimization, reducing size or protecting circuits. (PRESS RELEASE)”

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.38 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.26, from 1.64 in 2016Q1. The ratio is negative, as 30 funds sold all Microsemi Corporation shares owned while 75 reduced positions. 36 funds bought stakes while 109 increased positions. They now own 119.08 million shares or 2.64% more from 116.01 million shares in 2016Q1.
Quantitative Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC). Paradigm Cap Mgmt Ny has 0.53% invested in the company for 132,000 shares. The Massachusetts-based Granahan Invest Mgmt Ma has invested 0.46% in Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC). Whittier Tru Co Of Nevada has 0% invested in the company for 3 shares. Moreover, Gsa Capital Ltd Liability Partnership has 0.02% invested in Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC) for 10,178 shares. American Fincl Group Incorporated holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC) for 9,699 shares. Eagle Boston Mngmt accumulated 343,415 shares or 1.52% of the stock. Amalgamated Retail Bank holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC) for 13,720 shares. Sandler Mgmt holds 118,365 shares or 0.51% of its portfolio. Fortaleza Asset Mngmt Incorporated, a Illinois-based fund reported 6,245 shares. State Of Wisconsin Inv Board last reported 374,644 shares in the company. Clinton Gp holds 0.1% or 68,553 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D has 0.04% invested in Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC) for 300,000 shares. Tower Lc (Trc) has 0.07% invested in the company for 21,444 shares. Cetera Advsr Ltd Liability Company holds 0.02% or 7,200 shares in its portfolio.

Insider Transactions: Since May 16, 2016, the stock had 1 buy, and 13 sales for $6.31 million net activity. PETERSON JAMES J sold $2.30 million worth of stock. $157,567 worth of Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC) was sold by Goerner Frederick C. Pickle Paul H had sold 24,968 shares worth $1.05 million on Wednesday, October 5. Goren David had sold 3,453 shares worth $132,968 on Thursday, October 13. $185,725 worth of Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC) was sold by HOHENER JOHN W on Thursday, October 13. On Thursday, August 18 FOLINO PAUL F sold $59,703 worth of the stock or 1,500 shares. LITCHFIELD STEVEN G bought $502,520 worth of stock.

Another recent and important Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC) news was published by Fool.com which published an article titled: “Why Microsemi Corporation Stock Jumped” on November 03, 2016.

MSCC Company Profile

Microsemi Corporation (Microsemi), incorporated on September 27, 1960, is a designer, maker and marketer of high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions. The Company’s products include high-performance and radiation-hardened analog mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), system on chip solutions (SoCs) and application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs); power management products; timing and synchronization devices and precise time solutions; voice processing devices; radio frequency (RF) solutions; discrete components; security technologies and scalable anti-tamper products; Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) ICs and midspans, as well as custom design capabilities and services.

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