Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) : United Asset Strategies reduced its stake in Boston Scientific Corporation by 0.65% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 101,285 shares of Boston Scientific Corporation which is valued at $2,414,634 after selling 660 shares in Boston Scientific Corporation , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 1, 2016.Boston Scientific Corporation makes up approximately 0.87% of United Asset Strategies’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Quadrant Capital Group boosted its stake in BSX in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 83 additional shares and now holds a total of 4,844 shares of Boston Scientific Corporation which is valued at $117,612. Boston Scientific Corporation makes up approx 0.08% of Quadrant Capital Group’s portfolio. Cribstone Capital Management added BSX to its portfolio by purchasing 308 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $7,472.Factory Mutual Insurance Co reduced its stake in BSX by selling 220,500 shares or 25.33% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 650,000 shares of BSX which is valued at $15,359,500. Boston Scientific Corporation makes up approx 0.20% of Factory Mutual Insurance Co’s portfolio.
Boston Scientific Corporation opened for trading at $23.82 and hit $24.2 on the upside on Thursday, eventually ending the session at $24.14, with a gain of 1.26% or 0.3 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 84,60,686 shares. Company has a market cap of $32,755 M.
On the company’s financial health, Boston Scientific Corporation reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, based on the information available during the earnings call on Jul 28, 2016. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $0.27. The company had revenue of $2126.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2044.88 million. The company’s revenue was up 15.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.22 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Boston Scientific Corporation. Company shares were Reiterated by Wedbush on Jul 29, 2016 to “Neutral”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 25 from a previous price target of $23 .Company shares were Reiterated by Needham on Jul 29, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 28 from a previous price target of $26 .Company shares were Reiterated by The Benchmark Company on Jul 28, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 31 from a previous price target of $25 .
Boston Scientific Corporation develops manufactures and markets medical devices. The Company offers its products by seven core businesses: Interventional Cardiology which includes Drug-Eluting Coronary Stent Systems Intravascular Imaging devised and Coronary Technology products such as guide wires guide catheters and balloon catheters among others; Peripheral Interventions (PI) which include stents balloon catheters wires peripheral embolization devices and vena cava filters; Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) which include implantable devices that monitor the heart and deliver electricity to treat cardiac abnormalities; Electrophysiology (EP) which include steerable RF ablation catheters intracardiac ultrasound catheters diagnostic catheters delivery sheaths and other accessories; Endoscopy which includes Spyglass System WallFlex Colonic Stents Resolution Clip and Expect Aspiration Needle among others; Urology and Womens Health and Neuromodulation.