The institutional investor owned 140,852 shares of the company's stock after purchasing an additional 61,148 shares during the quarter. The institutional investor held 32,255 shares of the auto manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.10M, up from 26,263 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Howard Hughes Medical Institute who had been investing in Toyota Motor Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $185.94 billion market cap company.
Shares of NYSE TM traded up $1.00 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $130.37. About 2.12 million shares traded or 236.05% up from the average. Zacks Investment Research cut Toyota Motor from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, January 11th.
Westwood Management Corp decreased its stake in Ulta Beauty Inc. (ULTA) by 5.84% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jefferies maintained the shares of TM in report on Friday, June 9 with "Hold" rating. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53, a current ratio of 1.04 and a quick ratio of 0.90. The stock decreased 0.72% or $1.08 during the last trading session, reaching $149.47. Advisors Preferred Limited Liability Company stated it has 1,858 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Masimo Corporation (NASDAQ:MASI) has declined 8.20% since March 31, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 38.40% the S&P500.
Among 9 analysts covering Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE:TM), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive.
Media coverage about Toyota Motor (NYSE:TM) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Tuesday, December 22 by Susquehanna. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $125.74. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, August 15 with "Hold". Bank of America raised Toyota Motor from an "underperform" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research note on Thursday, March 1st. Jefferies maintained Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE:TM) on Thursday, October 12 with "Hold" rating. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Societe Generale on Monday, February 8.
Since October 10, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 1 sale for $148,327 activity. Masimo had 15 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:HA) on Friday, October 20 with "Neutral" rating. The stock has "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, October 4. The firm earned "Equal-Weight" rating on Friday, November 3 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has "Sell" rating by UBS on Friday, May 27. Piper Jaffray maintained Masimo Corporation (NASDAQ:MASI) on Thursday, September 21 with "Hold" rating. Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and $170 target. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of HA in report on Wednesday, July 26 with "Underweight" rating. As per Tuesday, December 19, the company rating was upgraded by Buckingham Research. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, August 23 by Oppenheimer.
Westwood Management Corp, which manages about $655.18 million and $715.42 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Silicom Ltd (NASDAQ:SILC) by 10,000 shares to 20,000 shares, valued at $1.40 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Alleghany Corp Del (NYSE:Y) by 100,578 shares in the quarter, for a total of 323,949 shares, and has risen its stake in Autodesk Inc (NASDAQ:ADSK).
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.10, from 0.85 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 27 investors sold Masimo Corporation shares while 113 reduced holdings. 87 funds opened positions while 144 raised stakes. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt System has invested 0.02% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Schwab Charles Invest invested in 193,994 shares. Moreover, Cornerstone Capital Mngmt Holding Limited Liability Corporation has 0.02% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. Caxton Associates Lp holds 0.02% or 4,400 shares.