In today’s session Motorola Solutions Inc (MSI) recorded an unusually high (661) contracts volume of put trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the January, 2017 put, expecting serious MSI decrease. With 661 contracts traded and 3254 open interest for the Jan, 17 contract, it seems this is a quite bearish bet. The option with symbol: MSI170120P00077500 closed last at: $1.64 or 18% down. About 650,266 shares traded hands. Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) has risen 6.94% since April 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.01% the S&P500.
Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) Ratings Coverage
Out of 12 analysts covering Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI), 5 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 6 “Hold”. This means 42% are positive. Motorola Solutions has been the topic of 19 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock of Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, October 6 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Argus Research on Thursday, February 25 with “Buy”. The stock of Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) earned “Neutral” rating by Northcoast on Wednesday, May 4. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Friday, September 11. As per Wednesday, October 12, the company rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Neutral” rating given by Citigroup on Monday, June 20. As per Thursday, August 6, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. On Thursday, October 22 the stock rating was initiated by Macquarie Research with “Underperform”. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Tuesday, January 5 by Bernstein. Deutsche Bank maintained Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) on Friday, December 4 with “Hold” rating.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Motorola Solutions is engaged in providing communication equipments, software and services. It focuses on providing public safety communications ranging from infrastructure to applications and devices. The Company operates its business through two divisions: Government and Enterprise. The Enterprise segment is focused on mobile computing systems, advance data capture and wireless networks. The Government segment makes radio systems, radio devices and control centers for governments around the world. Products offered by the Company include devices, networks, systems, accessories, software and services.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.17 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.12, from 1.29 in 2016Q1. The ratio is negative, as 39 funds sold all Motorola Solutions Inc shares owned while 148 reduced positions. 47 funds bought stakes while 172 increased positions. They now own 132.02 million shares or 7.13% less from 142.16 million shares in 2016Q1.
Pacad Inv, a British Columbia – Canada-based fund reported 19,700 shares. Ig Investment Mgmt Limited accumulated 141,000 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Creative Planning accumulated 0% or 10,020 shares. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado accumulated 35,272 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Ls Inv Advisors Ltd Liability Corp last reported 0.03% of its portfolio in the stock. Manchester Cap Ltd has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI). Millennium Mgmt Ltd has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI). Keybank Association Oh holds 5,913 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Diam Ltd holds 13,972 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Mizuho Asset Mgmt Coltd has 2,166 shares for 0.03% of their US portfolio. Invesco Limited has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI). Td Asset Mgmt reported 241,625 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. The Washington-based Parametric Portfolio Assoc Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.06% in Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI). Advisory Ltd Liability has 0% invested in the company for 114 shares. Cambridge Advsrs owns 11,564 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio.
Insider Transactions: Since May 17, 2016, the stock had 0 buys, and 7 selling transactions for $12.87 million net activity. The insider BRDA BRUCE W sold $812,377. $297,964 worth of Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) was sold by CONRADO EDUARDO F. BROWN GREGORY Q sold $9.02M worth of stock or 117,000 shares. On Friday, August 26 the insider BONANOTTE GINO A sold $1.11M. On Wednesday, August 10 the insider MOLLOY JOHN P sold $830,297. HACKER MARK S. also sold $355,441 worth of Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) on Wednesday, August 24. Wozniak John K sold $438,008 worth of Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) on Friday, August 5.
Motorola Solutions, Inc. is a provider of communication infrastructure, devices, accessories, software and services. The company has a market cap of $13.56 billion. The Firm operates through two divisions: Products and Services. It has a 24.06 P/E ratio. The Company’s Products segment offers a portfolio of infrastructure, devices, accessories and software.
MSI Company Profile
Motorola Solutions, Inc. (Motorola Solutions), incorporated on March 9, 1973, is a well-known provider of communication infrastructure, devices, accessories, software and services. The Firm operates through two divisions: Products and Services. The Firm addresses the communication needs of government agencies, state and local public safety and first-responder agencies, and commercial and industrial clients utilizing private communications networks and manages a mobile workforce. The Company’s serves global customer base spanning federal, state, county, province, territory, municipal, and departmental independent bodies, along with its commercial and industrial customers. It serves its clients with a global footprint of sales in approximately 100 countries.
More news for Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) were recently published by: Forbes.com, which released: “Motorola Solutions Becomes Oversold (MSI)” on November 03, 2016. Marketwatch.com‘s article titled: “Motorola Solutions’s earnings beat expectations” and published on November 03, 2016 is yet another important article.
Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter.