9.49% to Target, Sandler O’Neill Keeps Hold Rating for Investors Bancorp (ISBC) Stock; Glenview Capital Management Has Increased Its Flex LTD (FLEX) Position

Glenview Capital Management Llc increased Flex Ltd (FLEX) stake by 3.33% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Glenview Capital Management Llc acquired 1.27 million shares as Flex Ltd (FLEX)’s stock rose 0.43%. The Glenview Capital Management Llc holds 39.43 million shares with $653.40M value, up from 38.16M last quarter. Flex Ltd now has $10.23B valuation. The stock increased 2.87% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $19.35. About 6.04M shares traded or 81.41% up from the average. Flex Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX) has risen 35.11% since January 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.41% the S&P500.

Among 11 analysts covering Investors Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:ISBC), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Investors Bancorp Inc has $1600 highest and $12 lowest target. $14.79’s average target is 7.96% above currents $13.7 stock price. Investors Bancorp Inc had 21 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo downgraded Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC) on Friday, October 30 to “Market Perform” rating. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Friday, January 29 by Compass Point. The stock has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, June 1. The stock of Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC) has “Underweight” rating given on Tuesday, December 6 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, September 7 by RBC Capital Markets. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Monday, October 30 report. The stock of Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC) earned “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, August 31. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 7 by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, October 26 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. As per Friday, October 30, the company rating was downgraded by Compass Point.

Among 15 analysts covering Flextronics International Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Flextronics International Ltd. had 48 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, January 18 by RBC Capital Markets. Needham maintained the shares of FLEX in report on Tuesday, October 20 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, October 12 with “Buy”. As per Friday, June 16, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Tuesday, September 20. The company was maintained on Sunday, September 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating by Needham given on Friday, January 27. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 5 by Goldman Sachs. The stock of Flex Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by Needham. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, January 27.

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $444,327 activity. 2,728 Flex Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX) shares with value of $43,457 were sold by Tan Lay Koon. 25,000 shares were sold by SHIH WILLY C, worth $400,870.

Glenview Capital Management Llc decreased Lowes Cos Inc (NYSE:LOW) stake by 2.43M shares to 4.19 million valued at $335.09M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) stake by 40,164 shares and now owns 2.49 million shares. Liberty Global Plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.27, from 1.19 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 33 investors sold FLEX shares while 106 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 90 raised stakes. 497.19 million shares or 0.70% less from 500.69 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Estabrook Capital Management invested 0% of its portfolio in Flex Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX). The New York-based Ogorek Anthony Joseph Adv has invested 0% in Flex Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX). Lowe Brockenbrough holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Flex Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX) for 15,750 shares. The Japan-based Daiwa Securities Grp has invested 0% in Flex Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX). Evercore Wealth Management Llc has invested 0% in Flex Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX). D E Shaw And has invested 0.08% in Flex Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX). Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado owns 84,659 shares. Nomura Asset Co Ltd accumulated 81,991 shares. Keybank National Association Oh stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Flex Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX). Virginia-based Quantitative Inv Ltd Company has invested 0.02% in Flex Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX). Aperio Gp Ltd Liability Co invested in 71,993 shares. First Mercantile Tru invested in 0.07% or 24,807 shares. Cantab Capital Prns Ltd Liability Partnership stated it has 0.15% in Flex Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX). Baystate Wealth Mngmt Ltd Com, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 300 shares. Amp Cap Limited reported 0.02% in Flex Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.29, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 31 investors sold Investors Bancorp, Inc. shares while 71 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 232.20 million shares or 2.38% more from 226.80 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Susquehanna Int Gru Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0% of its portfolio in Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC). Minerva Advisors Ltd Company holds 0.67% or 92,701 shares in its portfolio. Boston Prtn has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC). California Employees Retirement Systems invested 0.01% in Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC). Nbw Capital Lc owns 237,855 shares. Salzhauer Michael reported 44,125 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0% in Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC). Metropolitan Life Insurance has invested 0.01% in Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC). Morgan Stanley invested 0% in Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC). Alliancebernstein L P accumulated 394,050 shares or 0% of the stock. Brandywine Global Inv Management Ltd stated it has 0.09% of its portfolio in Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC). Voya Mngmt Ltd Liability Co holds 1.84 million shares. X Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.03% invested in Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC) for 69,817 shares. Dupont Mngmt invested 0.04% in Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC). Blue Harbour Gru Lp holds 29.58 million shares.