Zebra Technologies Corp (NASDAQ:ZBRA) Sentiment Falls in Q1 2018 to 1.09

June 29, 2018 - By Madeline Delgado

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“Big money” Positions

“Big money sentiment for Zebra Technologies Corp (NASDAQ:ZBRA) in Q1 2018 decreased to 1.09, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings. That’s down -0.15, from 2017Q4’s 1.24. 146 active investment managers started new or increased positions, while 134 cut down and sold stakes in Zebra Technologies Corp so the sentiment dived. Funds own 46.29 million shares, down from 46.52 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding Zebra Technologies Corp in top 10 changed to 8 from 5 for an increase of 3. In total 28 funds closed positions, 106 reduced and 76 increased. Also 70 funds bought new Zebra Technologies Corp stakes.

Largest Zebra Technologies Corp Shareholders

Makaira Partners Llc owns 989,576 shares in Zebra Technologies Corp as of Q1 2018. Zebra Technologies Corp’s shareholder Goodnow Investment Group Llc owns 502,879 shares as of Q1 2018. Further, New South Capital Management Inc reported 2.13 million shares in Zebra Technologies Corp equivalent to 7.42% of its fund’s portfolio. Westport Asset Management Inc revealed 40,000 shares position in Zebra Technologies Corp. The Illinois-based fund Skyline Asset Management Lp looks positive on Zebra Technologies Corp, having 187,800 shares.

Zebra Technologies Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, makes, sells, and supports direct thermal and thermal transfer label printers, radio frequency identification printer/encoders, dye sublimation card printers, real-time locating solutions, related accessories, and support software worldwide.The firm is worth $7.74 billion. The Company’s products are primarily used in automatic identification, data collection, and personal identification applications.The P/E ratio is 66.71. The firm also provides mobile computing and advanced data capture technologies and services, which include rugged and enterprise-grade mobile computers; laser, imaging, and radio frequency identification based data capture products; wireless LAN solutions and software; and applications that are associated with these services and products.

ZBRA is touching $144.96 during the last trading session, after increased 1.15%.Currently Zebra Technologies Corporation is uptrending after 45.77% change in last June 29, 2017. ZBRA has 78,668 shares volume. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 33.20%.

On August, 14 Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA)’s earnings report is anticipated by WallStreet, as reported by RTT. The earnings per share diference is $0.53 or 38.13 % up from last years number. Previous year: $1.39; Analysts forcast: $1.92. If earnings per share of $1.92 is reported the profit of ZBRA could be $102.53M giving it 18.88 P/E. Wall Street now sees -18.64 % negative EPS growth despite Zebra Technologies Corporation last quarter’s EPS of $2.36.

Shelton Mngmt holds 0.03% in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) or 3,760 shs. Commerce Bancshares stated it has 2,511 shs. Colony Group Incorporated Limited Com reported 0.01% of its capital in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA). Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 0.03% or 111,268 shs. 171,734 are owned by Morgan Stanley. Vanguard Gp holds 4.95 million shs. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue owns 4,810 shs for 0.01% of their capital. Duncker Streett invested 0% of its capital in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA). Amalgamated Bankshares holds 0.04% in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) or 11,710 shs. Eagle Asset Incorporated reported 0.11% of its capital in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA). Highland Lc holds 5,679 shs. Chicago Equity Prtn Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.25% of its capital in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 14,357 shs. Pictet Asset Management Ltd accumulated 668,435 shs. Guggenheim Cap Limited Liability Company invested in 106,290 shs.

Zebra Technologies Corporation had 15 selling transactions and 0 insider purchases since February 26, 2018. This’s net activity of $17.64 million. On Tuesday, May 22 Cho Michael had sold 2,024 shs worth $314,084. On Tuesday, February 27 Schmitz Jeffrey F sold $208,556 worth of Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA). On Friday, March 2 the insider MANIRE ROSS W sold $270,340. TERZICH MICHAEL H had sold 2,896 shs worth $446,418. On Wednesday, March 7 the insider KAPUT JIM L sold $709,352. $444,900 worth of Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) was sold by Heel Joachim.

Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 7 have positions in Zebra Technologies (NASDAQ:ZBRA) as follows: 5 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 2 with “Hold”. The positive are 71%. Since February 23, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Zebra Technologies has 10 analyst reports. On Tuesday, February 27 Wells Fargo maintained Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) with “Market Perform” rating. The stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Wednesday, May 9. In Monday, March 26 report JP Morgan upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating. On Friday, February 23 the company was maintained by Morgan Stanley. On Friday, February 23 the rating was maintained by Northcoast with “Buy”. On Thursday, February 22 Robert W. Baird maintained Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) rating. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $146.0 target. The stock rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan to “Buy” on Monday, March 26. In Monday, February 26 report JP Morgan downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating. On Monday, February 26 J.P. Morgan downgraded Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) rating. J.P. Morgan has “Hold” rating and $150.0 target.

More recent Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) news were posted by Globenewswire.com, Investorplace.com and Prnewswire.com. The first one has “Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within St. Joe, Chanticleer, Zebra Technologies, Thor …” as a title and was posted on June 19, 2018. The next is “5 Manufacturing Stocks to Grab After Blockbuster Jobs Report” on June 04, 2018. And last was posted on June 21, 2018, called “Technological Advancements in MESH Networks Boosting the Billion Dollar Wireless Industry”.

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