Hologic (HOLX) : Segall Bryant Hamill scooped up 55,267 additional shares in Hologic during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 10, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 1,675,339 shares of Hologic which is valued at $64,802,113.Hologic makes up approximately 1.64% of Segall Bryant Hamill’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Texas Permanent School Fund reduced its stake in HOLX by selling 16,935 shares or 17.71% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 78,703 shares of HOLX which is valued at $3,044,232. Hologic makes up approx 0.04% of Texas Permanent School Fund’s portfolio.Bnp Paribas Investment Partners S.a. boosted its stake in HOLX in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 8,078 additional shares and now holds a total of 77,615 shares of Hologic which is valued at $3,015,343. Hologic makes up approx 0.03% of Bnp Paribas Investment Partners S.a.’s portfolio.Los Angeles Capital Management Equity Research Inc boosted its stake in HOLX in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 198,093 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,354,404 shares of Hologic which is valued at $52,618,595. Hologic makes up approx 0.43% of Los Angeles Capital Management Equity Research Inc’s portfolio.Independent Portfolio Consultants reduced its stake in HOLX by selling 35 shares or 11.29% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 275 shares of HOLX which is valued at $10,021.
Hologic closed down -0.04 points or -0.10% at $38.34 with 23,49,173 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $38.34, the shares hit an intraday low of $38.175 and an intraday high of $38.46 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Hologic reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03 according to the earnings call on Jul 27, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.48. The company had revenue of $717.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $703.38 million. The company’s revenue was up 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.43 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Hologic. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Aug 1, 2016 to “Sector Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 39 from a previous price target of $37 .
Hologic Inc. is a developer manufacturer and supplier of diagnostics products medical imaging systems and surgical products. The Companys business units are focused on diagnostics breast health GYN surgical and skeletal health. The Companys diagnostics products include Aptima family of assays its ThinPrep system the Rapid Fetal Fibronectin Test and its Procleix blood screening assays. The Aptima family of assays is used to detect the infectious microorganisms that cause the common sexually transmitted diseases chlamydia and gonorrhea certain high-risk strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) and Trichomonas vaginalis the parasite that causes trichomoniasis. The Companys GYN surgical products include its NovaSure Endometrial Ablation System and its MyoSure Hysteroscopic Tissue Removal System. The skeletal health products include dual-energy X-ray bone densitometry systems an ultrasound-based osteoporosis assessment product and its Fluoroscan mini C-arm imaging products.