Short shares decreased 570,606 over that period. The value of the investment in Motorola Solutions decreased from $3,123,000 to $2,334,000 a change of $789,000 since the last quarter.
Investors are more bullish on the company recently considering the downtick in short interest.
Td Asset Management Inc increased its position in Motorola Solutions shares by 13.7% in its quarterly SEC filing. LLC raised its position in shares of Motorola Solutions by 141.2% in the second quarter. Mizuho Asset Management Co. State Street Corp lifted its position in Motorola Solutions by 1.8% during the second quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 809,178 shares of the communications equipment provider's stock worth $68,675,000 after purchasing an additional 2,600 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Neuberger Berman Group LLC lifted its position in Motorola Solutions by 2.1% during the second quarter. BMO Capital Markets upped their price target on Motorola Solutions from $95.00 to $102.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. (NYSE:MSI) traded up 6.179% during trading on Friday, hitting $75.695. 782,100 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,083,533.
In the market the company is trading up since yesterday's close of 91.07. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $74.42 and a 200 day moving average of $72.07.
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Motorola Solutions, Inc. has a 1-year low of $76.92 and a 1-year high of $94.94. The company reported $1.37 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.20 by $0.17. Motorola Solutions had a net margin of 9.04% and a negative return on equity of 223.77%. The company had revenue of $1.53 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.52 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.37 EPS.
MSI has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Investors of record on Friday, December 15th will be given a dividend of $0.52 per share. This represents a $1.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.64%. This is a positive change from Motorola Solutions's previous quarterly dividend of $0.47. Motorola Solutions's dividend payout ratio is now 48.08%.
A number of brokerages have commented on MSI. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a "market perform" rating and issued a $72.00 price objective on shares of Motorola Solutions in a research report on Thursday, August 18th. Jefferies Group LLC boosted their target price on Motorola Solutions from $105.00 to $110.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Cleveland Research upgraded Motorola Solutions from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, October 6th.
October 6 investment analysts at Jefferies Group LLC maintained a company rating of "Buy" projecting a price of $105.00. The stock presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $95.08. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the company's stock.
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In other news, EVP Bruce W. Brda sold 5,916 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $77.99, for a total transaction of $812,343.84. State Street Corp now owns 7,734,797 shares of the communications equipment provider's stock valued at $670,905,000 after purchasing an additional 135,926 shares during the last quarter. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 2.55% of the company's stock.
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Motorola Solutions, Inc is a provider of communication infrastructure, devices, accessories, software and services. The Company operates through two segments: Products and Services. The Products segment has two product lines: Devices and Systems.
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