NuVasive (NUVA) : Fore Research Management Lp has sold out all of its stake in NuVasive during the most recent quarter, according to the disclosure filed by the company on Aug 15, 2016 with the SEC. The investment management company has sold out 54,000 shares of NuVasive which is valued at $3,397,140.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Blackrock Fund Advisors boosted its stake in NUVA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 164,535 additional shares and now holds a total of 3,376,563 shares of NuVasive which is valued at $212,419,578. NuVasive makes up approx 0.05% of Blackrock Fund Advisors’s portfolio. Quantitative Investment Management added NUVA to its portfolio by purchasing 11,200 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $702,912. NuVasive makes up approx 0.03% of Quantitative Investment Management’s portfolio.Smith Asset Management Group Lp boosted its stake in NUVA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,417 additional shares and now holds a total of 2,448 shares of NuVasive which is valued at $148,471. Farmers Merchants Investments Inc added NUVA to its portfolio by purchasing 300 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $18,720.
NuVasive opened for trading at $65.47 and hit $66.08 on the upside on Thursday, eventually ending the session at $66.06, with a gain of 0.90% or 0.59 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 7,41,962 shares. Company has a market cap of $3,317 M.
On the company’s financial health, NuVasive reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04 according to the earnings call on Apr 26, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.27. The company had revenue of $215.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $205.44 million. The company’s revenue was up 11.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.30 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on NuVasive. Company shares were Reiterated by Barclays on Jul 27, 2016 to “Overweight”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 71 from a previous price target of $63 .Company shares were Upgraded by JP Morgan on Jul 13, 2016 to ” Overweight”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 74 from a previous price target of $55 .Company shares were Upgraded by Barclays on May 27, 2016 to ” Overweight”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 63 from a previous price target of $58 .
Nuvasive Inc. is a global medical device company in the spine market. The Company focuses on developing minimally-disruptive surgical products and procedurally-integrated solutions for the spine. Its marketed product portfolio is focused on applications for spine fusion surgery. Its product offering includes a minimally-disruptive surgical platform called Maximum Access Surgery (MAS). The MAS platform combines three categories of solutions that collectively minimize soft tissue disruption during spine fusion surgery provide visualization and are designed to enable reproducible outcomes for the surgeon and the patient. The platform includes the Companys software-driven nerve detection and avoidance systems including NVM5 and NVJJB Intra-Operative Monitoring (IOM) services and support; MaXcess which is an integrated split-blade retractor system and a variety of implants and biologics.