NETGEAR, Inc. (NTGR) SVP – Operations Michael Falcon, Sold $36,991 in Stock; ViaSat, Inc. (VSAT) Covered By 5 Bulls

A public document filed with the U.S. Security & Exchange Commission on 24-01-2018 informed us that Michael Falcon, the SVP – Operations of Netgear Inc, ‘s company unloaded 521 shares. With avg share price of $71.0 the transaction’s sum is $36,991 U.S. Dollars. Michael is trying to quietly decrease his company’s share, same as he did in the last 30 days. He sold another 1,561 shares worth $92,435 USD. The regulatory filing shows that Michael Falcon now has in hand roughly 0.11% of the California-based company’s total market cap

Among 13 analysts covering ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT), 5 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. ViaSat had 20 analyst reports since October 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Wunderlich with “Sell” on Wednesday, November 9. The rating was upgraded by Wunderlich on Friday, June 2 to “Hold”. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Tuesday, October 13 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Wednesday, January 25 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sell” on Tuesday, November 21. The stock has “Sell” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, May 26. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 15 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Monday, May 23 by Drexel Hamilton. The stock of ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, October 5 by RBC Capital Markets. See ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) latest ratings:

15/12/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Equal-Weight New Target: $78 Initiates Coverage On
21/11/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Sell New Target: $46.0 Maintain
10/11/2017 Broker: Needham Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade
09/11/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $89.0
05/10/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Sell New Target: $48.0 Maintain
08/09/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $67.0 Maintain
15/08/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Sell New Target: $50.0000 Maintain
03/08/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $85.0000 Maintain

NETGEAR, Inc. designs, develops, and markets innovative networking solutions and smart connected products for consumers, businesses, and service providers. The company has market cap of $2.21 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: Retail, Commercial, and Service Provider. It has a 32.11 P/E ratio. The Retail segment offers home WiFi networking solutions and smart connected products.

Analysts await NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) to report earnings on February, 6. They expect $0.54 EPS, down 28.95% or $0.22 from last year’s $0.76 per share. NTGR’s profit will be $16.99 million for 32.57 P/E if the $0.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.69 actual EPS reported by NETGEAR, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -21.74% negative EPS growth.

Among 7 analysts covering Netgear (NASDAQ:NTGR), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Netgear has $76.0 highest and $42 lowest target. $55.93’s average target is -20.50% below currents $70.35 stock price. Netgear had 14 analyst reports since October 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 8 by Wunderlich. The stock of NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 17 by Guggenheim. BWS Financial downgraded it to “Hold” rating and $60 target in Monday, October 3 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, October 23 by Raymond James. Guggenheim initiated the shares of NTGR in report on Wednesday, January 4 with “Buy” rating. The stock of NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Tuesday, November 17 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Mkt Perform” rating on Wednesday, February 8 by Raymond James. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, April 5 by Sterne Agee CRT. Wunderlich maintained the shares of NTGR in report on Thursday, September 8 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, October 9 by BWS Financial.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.17, from 0.99 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 16 investors sold NETGEAR, Inc. shares while 61 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 31.32 million shares or 0.93% less from 31.62 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Natixis holds 0% of its portfolio in NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) for 4,748 shares. Comml Bank Of America De reported 189,912 shares. Pnc Financial Services Group Incorporated owns 0% invested in NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) for 3,376 shares. Cornerstone Management Lc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR). Moreover, Mason Street Advisors Ltd Liability Co has 0.01% invested in NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) for 8,004 shares. Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky reported 11,300 shares. Numeric Ltd Liability has 32,400 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Moreover, Aqr Management has 0% invested in NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) for 84,899 shares. Foundry Prns Limited Liability Corp reported 73,522 shares or 0.14% of all its holdings. Invesco reported 0% in NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR). Los Angeles Mgmt Equity stated it has 0.01% in NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR). Dreman Value Mgmt L L C reported 653 shares stake. Jefferies Group Ltd Liability Com holds 16,009 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement Systems stated it has 51,649 shares. Centaur Prtnrs Lp reported 31,000 shares.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 24 sales for $4.30 million activity. 14,912 shares valued at $744,766 were sold by FALCON MICHAEL F on Tuesday, October 3. $474,349 worth of NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) shares were sold by LO PATRICK CS. $7,400 worth of NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) was sold by Gorjanc Christine Marie. WERDANN MICHAEL A also sold $34,013 worth of NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) on Thursday, August 17. On Friday, January 19 Rogers Tamesa sold $347,000 worth of NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) or 5,000 shares. SCHERER BARBARA VAUGHN sold $52,000 worth of stock. $45,075 worth of stock was sold by Collins Patrick J III on Wednesday, January 10.

The stock decreased 0.85% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $70.35. About 296,044 shares traded. NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) has risen 2.67% since January 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.03% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.43 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.41, from 1.84 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 23 investors sold ViaSat, Inc. shares while 40 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 75 raised stakes. 58.72 million shares or 3.44% more from 56.77 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Swiss Bankshares holds 91,124 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Manufacturers Life Insur The has invested 0.01% in ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). Moreover, Nationwide Fund Advsr has 0.03% invested in ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). Citadel Ltd Liability reported 0% in ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). Reilly Fincl Advsr Ltd Llc owns 1,000 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Landscape Capital Mgmt accumulated 10,331 shares. Weaver C Barksdale & owns 0.01% invested in ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) for 133 shares. Moreover, Oregon Employees Retirement Fund has 0.02% invested in ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) for 20,032 shares. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 83,558 shares. State Bank Of Mellon Corporation stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). Arizona State Retirement holds 30,552 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Fmr Ltd Liability has invested 0% in ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). Principal Fincl Gp Inc stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). Fpr Prtn Ltd Liability Com accumulated 4.08 million shares. Great West Life Assurance Can reported 32,190 shares.

ViaSat, Inc. provides broadband and communications services and products worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.53 billion. The companyÂ’s Satellite Services segment offers fixed broadband services, including broadband Internet access and voice over Internet protocol services under the Exede and WildBlue brands to clients and businesses; in-flight Internet and aviation software services to commercial airlines; mobile broadband services comprising network management and high-speed Internet connectivity services for clients using airborne, maritime, and ground mobile satellite systems; and enterprise broadband services. It currently has negative earnings. As of March 31, 2017, this segment provided broadband Internet services to approximately 659,000 consumer and small business subscribers.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 sales for $11.26 million activity. STENBIT JOHN P sold $46,340 worth of stock. 35,000 ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) shares with value of $2.10M were sold by BALDRIDGE RICHARD A. On Friday, September 15 DANKBERG MARK D sold $1.77M worth of ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) or 28,500 shares. Shares for $129,880 were sold by NASH JEFFREY M on Monday, October 16. Peterman Ken Allen had sold 4,250 shares worth $264,393 on Monday, August 14. $1.32 million worth of ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) shares were sold by Harkenrider Kevin J.

The stock decreased 1.12% or $0.88 during the last trading session, reaching $77.85. About 383,009 shares traded. ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) has declined 11.76% since January 25, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.46% the S&P500.