MTS Systems (MTSC) Reaches $51.25 Formed H&S; Aqr Capital Management Raised Weight Watchers Intl New (WTW) Position By $2.34 Million

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Aqr Capital Management Llc increased Weight Watchers Intl Inc New (WTW) stake by 64.18% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Aqr Capital Management Llc acquired 53,220 shares as Weight Watchers Intl Inc New (WTW)’s stock rose 23.71%. The Aqr Capital Management Llc holds 136,138 shares with $6.03 million value, up from 82,918 last quarter. Weight Watchers Intl Inc New now has $3.97 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.88% or $1.13 during the last trading session, reaching $61.29. About 768,618 shares traded. Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) has risen 313.09% since April 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 301.54% the S&P500.

MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) formed H&S with $48.69 target or 5.00% below today’s $51.25 share price. MTS Systems Corporation (MTSC) has $911.23M valuation. The stock increased 3.33% or $1.65 during the last trading session, reaching $51.25. About 58,328 shares traded. MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) has declined 2.90% since April 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.45% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.46 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.05, from 1.51 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 14 investors sold MTS Systems Corporation shares while 40 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 17.32 million shares or 0.11% less from 17.34 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 13,647 were accumulated by Victory Cap Mngmt. Naples Ltd Co holds 0.15% of its portfolio in MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) for 9,272 shares. Fifth Third Natl Bank owns 410 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Parsons Mgmt Ri holds 0.03% of its portfolio in MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) for 5,100 shares. 43,886 were reported by Credit Suisse Ag. 10,667 were reported by Schroder Investment Management Gp. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% or 460 shares. 1,890 are held by Pnc Finance Services Gp. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System has 0% invested in MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) for 7,358 shares. Morgan Stanley invested in 0% or 73,734 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0% or 13,106 shares in its portfolio. Legal & General Grp Public Limited stated it has 34,154 shares. Sei Investments reported 0% stake. Jefferies Group Inc Limited owns 4,089 shares. Geode Cap Ltd Co stated it has 151,680 shares.

Since March 14, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 0 sales for $320,880 activity. GRAVES JEFFREY A bought 4,000 shares worth $214,300. 2,000 MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) shares with value of $106,580 were bought by Yu Chun Hung.

Among 4 analysts covering MTS Systems (NASDAQ:MTSC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. MTS Systems has $70.0 highest and $54 lowest target. $62’s average target is 20.98% above currents $51.25 stock price. MTS Systems had 6 analyst reports since June 23, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, February 10 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral”. Wells Fargo initiated the shares of MTSC in report on Wednesday, August 17 with “Market Perform” rating. As per Thursday, October 13, the company rating was upgraded by Sidoti. The stock of MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, June 23.

Analysts await MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) to report earnings on May, 14. They expect $0.49 EPS, down 26.87% or $0.18 from last year’s $0.67 per share. MTSC’s profit will be $8.71 million for 26.15 P/E if the $0.49 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.41 actual EPS reported by MTS Systems Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 19.51% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.16, from 1 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 15 investors sold WTW shares while 59 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 57.89 million shares or 4.37% more from 55.46 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Mackenzie Fin Corp accumulated 122,639 shares. Swiss Savings Bank invested in 48,700 shares or 0% of the stock. Laurion Cap Mgmt LP holds 5,300 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Wells Fargo & Mn has 0% invested in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) for 144,938 shares. 110,202 are held by Gotham Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability. Greenlight holds 0.1% of its portfolio in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) for 130,000 shares. Eam Llc holds 0.24% or 41,385 shares. North Star Inv Management owns 200 shares. Renaissance Tech Ltd Com owns 692,500 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Growth Mngmt LP accumulated 0.06% or 30,000 shares. The New York-based Quantbot Limited Partnership has invested 0.11% in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW). Sanctuary Wealth Advsr Ltd Liability Co has 3.15% invested in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW). Pnc Svcs Grp Inc has invested 0% in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW). Meeder Asset Mgmt holds 630 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited holds 812 shares.

Aqr Capital Management Llc decreased Central Pac Finl Corp (NYSE:CPF) stake by 17,029 shares to 270,028 valued at $8.06 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Acxiom Corp (NASDAQ:ACXM) stake by 96,455 shares and now owns 253,305 shares. Pacific Premier Bancorp (NASDAQ:PPBI) was reduced too.

Since March 2, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 1 insider sale for $142.57 million activity. On Thursday, March 8 KELLY DENIS F bought $137,335 worth of Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) or 2,200 shares. 2.36 million shares were sold by WINFREY OPRAH, worth $142.71M.

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