Insider Trading: Margaret Seif Unloaded 7,000 Shares of Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI); DWS Strategic Municipal Income Trust (KSM)’s Sentiment Is 3

April 10, 2018 - By Shannon Black

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DWS Strategic Municipal Income Trust (KSM) investors sentiment increased to 3 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 2.20, from 0.8 in 2017Q3. The ratio has increased, as 15 investment professionals opened new and increased equity positions, while 5 trimmed and sold stakes in DWS Strategic Municipal Income Trust. The investment professionals in our database now possess: 927,748 shares, up from 618,709 shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment professionals holding DWS Strategic Municipal Income Trust in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 4 Reduced: 1 Increased: 7 New Position: 8.

After the publishing of a public form filled with U.S. Security and Exchange Commission; a transaction became apparent. The SVP – CLO & Secretary of Analog Devices Inc, Margaret Seif; finalized a transaction in the open market by unloading 7,000 shares at the average stock price of $91.9 of the Pinksheet-listed Analog Devices Inc valued at $643,105 U.S. Dollars. And, It’s sure Margaret’s sell isn’t going to stay unnoticed as she right now is having rights to 23,517 shares – ( 0.01% of Analog Devices Inc’s Market Cap ).

Analysts await Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) to report earnings on May, 30. They expect $1.37 EPS, up 33.01% or $0.34 from last year’s $1.03 per share. ADI’s profit will be $506.63 million for 16.06 P/E if the $1.37 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.42 actual EPS reported by Analog Devices, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.52% negative EPS growth.

Since October 23, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 17 insider sales for $12.28 million activity. CHAMPY JAMES had sold 2,455 shares worth $226,292. On Friday, January 12 STATA RAY sold $921,300 worth of Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) or 10,000 shares. SEIF MARGARET K sold 7,000 shares worth $640,640. $898,900 worth of Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) was sold by ROCHE VINCENT. $402,882 worth of Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) was sold by Real Peter. Henderson Gregory N. also sold $366,080 worth of Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) on Friday, January 5. Another trade for 18,400 shares valued at $1.57 million was sold by Hassett Joseph.

The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $87.99. About 2.51M shares traded. Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) has risen 11.86% since April 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.31% the S&P500.

Analog Devices, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a portfolio of solutions that leverage analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing technology, including integrated circuits , algorithms, software, and subsystems. The company has market cap of $32.54 billion. It offers data converter products, which translate real-world analog signals into digital data, as well as translates digital data into analog signals; high-performance amplifiers to condition analog signals; and radio frequency ICs to support cellular infrastructure. It has a 41.52 P/E ratio. The firm also provides MEMS technology solutions, including accelerometers used to sense acceleration, gyroscopes to sense rotation, and inertial measurement units to sense multiple degrees of freedom.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.28 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.07, from 1.21 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 46 investors sold Analog Devices, Inc. shares while 224 reduced holdings. 92 funds opened positions while 253 raised stakes. 319.40 million shares or 1.26% more from 315.41 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Cibc World Mkts has 0% invested in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) for 2,262 shares. Chemical Comml Bank accumulated 19,169 shares or 0.18% of the stock. Schwab Charles Investment Mgmt has invested 0.13% of its portfolio in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI). Neuberger Berman Grp Limited Liability Corporation has 0.6% invested in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) for 5.83M shares. Qci Asset Mngmt Inc New York owns 0.01% invested in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) for 1,200 shares. Parsons Cap Mgmt Inc Ri owns 14,390 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Adage Prns Grp Ltd Liability reported 379,884 shares stake. Da Davidson And owns 0.02% invested in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) for 8,834 shares. Signaturefd Limited has invested 0.15% in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI). Invesco has invested 0.18% in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI). Wellington Shields Mngmt accumulated 2,500 shares or 0.03% of the stock. S&Co holds 0.06% or 5,000 shares in its portfolio. Covington Capital Mngmt stated it has 39,281 shares. 5,095 were accumulated by Jaffetilchin Investment Prns Limited Liability Corporation. Lombard Odier Asset Management (Switzerland) Sa has 2,855 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio.

Among 33 analysts covering Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Analog Devices has $122 highest and $50 lowest target. $90.10’s average target is 2.40% above currents $87.99 stock price. Analog Devices had 129 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 11 by SunTrust. On Tuesday, November 21 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of ADI in report on Wednesday, July 27 with “Equalweight” rating. The stock of Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, February 20 by Bernstein. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, September 11 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight” on Wednesday, December 13. The stock of Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) earned “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, August 30. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, June 20 with “Buy”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of ADI in report on Thursday, March 1 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Drexel Hamilton on Tuesday, June 20 with “Buy”.

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