What Is Insider Trading Activity Like At Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX)?

Ghost Tree Capital Llc bought 100,000 shares as the company's stock rose 4.02% with the market. The firm had revenue of $2.22 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.21 billion. Boston Scientific Corp now has $37.67B valuation. It closed at $1.65 lastly. It is down 19.12% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.42% the S&P500. (POR) by 164.06% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The stock increased 1.39% or $1.58 during the last trading session, reaching $115.05.

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) gross margin percentage stands at 71.8% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 12.5 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 9.5 Percent. It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.25, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. Credit Suisse Ag holds 17.01 million shares. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 24,201 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $671,335.74. Piedmont Inv Advsr Limited Co invested in 0.01% or 6,406 shares. Eagle Asset invested in 0.49% or 975,160 shares. Foundry Ltd Llc invested in 262,418 shares. The Missouri-based Ent Financial Ser has invested 0.02% in Ecolab Inc. Keystone Fin Planning holds 2.4% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 175,119 shares. Hsbc Hldgs Public Limited Com holds 0.06% or 1.32 million shares. It also upped Carbonite Inc. Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) was raised too.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 13 insider sales for $15.16 million activity. The insider Gifford Craig E sold $15,927. 5 analysts say it's a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell. Therefore 27% are positive.

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A number of research firms have recently weighed in on BSX. The stock has "Strong Buy" rating by Raymond James on Monday, October 5. The stock has "Buy" rating by J.P. Morgan on Wednesday, September 6. On Thursday, August 31 the stock rating was maintained by Needham with "Buy". Robert W. Baird downgraded U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) rating on Thursday, April 21. In phrases of Market analysis and buying and selling signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference standard is regarded as a bullish indicator, at the same time as the RSI transferring under the horizontal 70 reference standard is visible to be a bearish indicator. The company has the market capitalization of $538.27 Billion. The rating was upgraded by Portales Partners on Tuesday, August 25 to "Sector Perform". On Wednesday, October 14 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy".

Analysts await General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) to report earnings on January, 19. This showed a surprise of 0% in the last quarter earnings. Oppenheimer Asset, New York-based fund reported 36,091 shares. Enterprise Services has invested 0.19% in Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX). On average, equities research analysts expect that Boston Scientific Corporation will post $1.10 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Trading volume for Boston Scientific Corporation was 8.98 Million in its previous trading session. The insider Pratt Timothy A. sold 10,000 shares worth $266,650. On Tuesday, January 9 the insider Pierce David A sold $139,104. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. now owns 3,042,464 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock worth $84,337,000 after buying an additional 3,033,800 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Boston Scientific from a sell rating to a buy rating and set a $33.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Adage Capital Partners Group Lc has 0.5% invested in Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) for 7.07 million shares. MERLOTTI FRANK H JR sold $158,457 worth of stock. American Research & reported 0.02% in Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX). Therefore 79% are positive.

CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS lowered its stake in Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) by 0.89% during the September 2017 quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. $1.56 million worth of stock was sold by Nanavaty Maulik on Wednesday, August 30. The stock of Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) earned "Hold" rating by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, August 9. The stock has "Hold" rating by BTIG Research on Monday, June 26. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 28 by Needham. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $2900 target. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada upgraded Boston Scientific from an "outperform" rating to a "top pick" rating in a report on Friday, January 5th. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, August 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Friday, July 29.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 24 investors sold Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. shares while 27 reduced holdings. Bancorporation Of Ny Mellon Corporation holds 0.15% or 18.23 million shares. Fred Alger Incorporated accumulated 4.74M shares. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust holds 2.18% or 4.37M shares. Cornerstone Advisors holds 1,953 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Curbstone Fincl reported 0.24% stake. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Limited Co has invested 0.53% in Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX). 68,000 were reported by Ig Inv Mngmt. Assetmark Incorporated reported 103 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Private Wealth Prtnrs Ltd accumulated 209,870 shares or 1.23% of the stock. Verity Asset holds 15,776 shares or 0.27% of its portfolio.

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