Investors Buy High Volume of Call Options on Micron Technology (MU)

Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Llc acquired 32,538 shares as Alleghany Corp (Y)’s stock declined 10.28%. The Ariel Investments Llc holds 171,118 shares with $10.48 million value, down from 204,000 last quarter. Alleghany Corp now has $8.70 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.17% or $1.3 on September 22, reaching $61.25. About 925,006 shares traded. It has underperformed by 8.76% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:MU). New Mexico Educational Retirement Board reported 0.13% in Micron Technology, Inc. The correct version of this story can be viewed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/09/23/ci-investments-inc-purchases-200150-shares-of-micron-technology-inc-mu.html. $1.42M worth of Micron Technology, Inc. Micron Technology Inc now has $40.18 billion valuation. Company insiders own 0.69% of the company’s stock. 832.79 million shares or 1.90% less from 848.93 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) has risen 176.27% since September 23, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 159.57% the S&P500. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, twenty-nine have assigned a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Therefore 100% are positive.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the company. The stock now has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $37.89. The firm has “Buy” rating by Wunderlich given on Monday, November 21. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Wedbush given on Friday, October 2. BidaskClub downgraded Micron Technology from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.21, from 1.13 in 2017Q1. 34 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. D E Shaw Inc holds 714,781 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. (NASDAQ:MU). 66,664 are held by Kentucky Retirement System. River Mercantile Asset Mngmt Llp invested in 0.64% or 115,000 shares. Neuberger Berman Grp Limited Liability Corp reported 1,496 shares. Capital Financial Advisers Ltd Liability Com reported 3,936 shares or 0% of all its holdings. (NASDAQ:MU). Glenmede Trust Commerce Na invested in 0.02% or 155,125 shares. New York-based Prelude Capital Mgmt Ltd has invested 0% in Cummins Inc. First Western Management Comm stated it has 3,971 shares. It also upped Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) stake by 160,364 shares and now owns 181,327 shares. Citizens Financi (NYSE:CFG) was raised too.

Since March 27, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $4.27 million activity. Another trade for 50,581 shares valued at $1.46M was sold by Shirley Brian.

In other Micron Technology news, SVP April S. Arnzen sold 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, July 3rd. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 124,384 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,650,670.40. 14,143 shares valued at $408,911 were sold by Byrne Patrick J on Tuesday, May 16. The stock of Micron Technology, Inc.

Hermes Investment Management Ltd increased Procter And Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) stake by 140,214 shares to 878,604 valued at $76.57 million in 2017Q2. “(NASDAQ:MU) Stake Lowered by Tredje AP fonden” was published by Week Herald and is owned by of Week Herald. Analysts anticipate that Micron Technology will post $4.73 EPS for the current fiscal year. Therefore 83% are positive. Micron Technology has a one year low of $16.17 and a one year high of $36.22. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price target on Micron Technology from $35.00 to $37.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 30th. Micron Technology, Inc. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $31.03 and its 200 day moving average price is $29.54. The stock of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) on Monday, August 29 to “Hold” rating. The stock of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) on Wednesday, October 5 with “Outperform” rating. Moreover, Amp Capital Limited has 0.13% invested in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) earned “Buy” rating by Loop Capital Markets on Friday, June 30. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, March 28 by Barclays Capital. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Buy” on Wednesday, March 1.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q2. It improved, as 63 investors sold MU shares while 217 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 218 raised stakes. 130.61 million shares or 1.43% more from 128.77 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Tpg Gru Holdg (Sbs) Advsrs reported 94,302 shares. Cipher LP has invested 0.58% in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU). Cornerstone Advisors invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) for 14,300 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv accumulated 81,932 shares or 0.32% of the stock. First Personal Financial Services has 4,234 shares. (NASDAQ:MU). Factory Mutual Insur invested 0.13% of its portfolio in Micron Technology, Inc. Quantbot Technology Limited Partnership holds 0.36% in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) or 1,000 shares.

Rowland & Company Investment Counsel increased Cummins Inc (CMI) stake by 23.6% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. First Republic Inv Mgmt holds 0% or 10,631 shares.

Analysts await Micron Technology, Inc. “(MU) Stock Ahead Of Tuesday Earnings Report” on September 25, 2017. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.08) earnings per share. This translates into $1.93B profit for MU giving the stock a 5.21 P/E. (NASDAQ:MU) to report on September, 26 after the close. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $1.73 earnings per share, up $1.78 or 3,560.00 % from last year’s $-0.05 same quarter earnings.

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