Lawrence M. Levy Sells 9,596 Shares of Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) Stock

Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) Director Lawrence M. Levy sold 9,596 shares of Hologic stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.81, for a total value of $353,228.76. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link.

Lawrence M. Levy also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, September 7th, Lawrence M. Levy sold 7,139 shares of Hologic stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.04, for a total value of $278,706.56.

Shares of Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) opened at 36.28 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $10.18 billion, a PE ratio of 13.51 and a beta of 0.91. Hologic, Inc. has a 12-month low of $35.15 and a 12-month high of $46.80. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $37.65 and its 200 day moving average price is $41.90.

Hologic (NASDAQ:HOLX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The medical equipment provider reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $806.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $799.70 million. Hologic had a return on equity of 23.18% and a net margin of 25.65%. The company’s revenue was up 12.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.51 EPS. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Hologic, Inc. will post $2.01 earnings per share for the current year.

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Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Capital World Investors bought a new position in Hologic during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $312,441,000. HealthCor Management L.P. bought a new position in Hologic during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $76,604,000. Columbus Circle Investors bought a new position in Hologic during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $54,511,000. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its position in Hologic by 4.2% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 29,547,138 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock worth $1,340,850,000 after acquiring an additional 1,200,825 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Koch Industries Inc. grew its position in Hologic by 15,554.1% during the 2nd quarter. Koch Industries Inc. now owns 1,149,481 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock worth $1,125,000 after acquiring an additional 1,142,138 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 96.38% of the company’s stock.

HOLX has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) cut Hologic from a “conviction-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and decreased their price target for the stock from $48.00 to $47.00 in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating on shares of Hologic in a research report on Friday, July 14th. BidaskClub cut Hologic from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. Zacks Investment Research cut Hologic from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $49.00 price target on shares of Hologic in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Hologic presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $47.77.

Hologic Company Profile

Hologic, Inc is a developer, manufacturer and supplier of diagnostics products, medical imaging systems and surgical products with an emphasis on women’s health. The Company operates through four segments: Diagnostics, Breast Health, GYN Surgical and Skeletal Health. The diagnostics products include Aptima family of assays, ThinPrep system, the Rapid Fetal Fibronectin Test and Procleix blood screening assays.

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