Brooks Automation, Inc. (BRKS)’s CEO Stephen Schwartz Sold 29,833 Shares of the Company; Capital International Increased Aes (The) (AES) Stake

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Capital International Inc increased Aes Corp (The) (AES) stake by 25.52% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Capital International Inc acquired 45,500 shares as Aes Corp (The) (AES)’s stock rose 18.76%. The Capital International Inc holds 223,800 shares with $2.55M value, up from 178,300 last quarter. Aes Corp (The) now has $8.38B valuation. The stock increased 2.10% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $12.67. About 7.86M shares traded or 13.27% up from the average. The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) has risen 5.35% since May 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.22% the S&P500.

Stephen Schwartz – an insider in Brooks Automation Inc who is presently the CEO — unloaded some 29,833 shares of Brooks Automation Inc, worth around around U.S. Dollars 960,327 based on an average stock price per share of U.S. Dollars 32.2. Stephen is trying to quietly decrease his company’s share, same as he did in the last 30 days. He sold another 70,000 shares worth $2,106,900 USD. Due to the significance of this deal, it will not go unnoticed. Stephen Schwartz owns 0.73% of the -company’s market cap with a total of 517,431 shares.

Since January 19, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 20 selling transactions for $4.63 million activity. Joseph Jason sold $223,709 worth of stock. Montone William T. sold 7,478 shares worth $224,340. $383,148 worth of stock was sold by Robertson Lindon G on Monday, January 22. $94,270 worth of Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) shares were sold by Pietrantoni David. $390,090 worth of Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) was sold by SCHWARTZ STEPHEN S. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $300,000 was made by Tenney Maurice H. on Wednesday, March 21. Gray David C also sold $202,160 worth of Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) shares.

Analysts await Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.41 EPS, up 13.89% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.36 per share. BRKS’s profit will be $28.88 million for 19.95 P/E if the $0.41 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.40 actual EPS reported by Brooks Automation, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.50% EPS growth.

Brooks Automation, Inc. provides automation and cryogenic solutions for various applications and markets. The company has market cap of $2.30 billion. It operates in two divisions, Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group and Brooks Life Science Systems. It has a 35.55 P/E ratio. The Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group segment offers critical automated transport, vacuum, and contamination controls solutions and services.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.06, from 1.13 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 31 investors sold Brooks Automation, Inc. shares while 65 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 66.31 million shares or 7.72% more from 61.55 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Natixis Advsr L P owns 205,394 shares. Evercore Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability Co invested in 14,260 shares. Tompkins Corp has 0.01% invested in Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) for 1,350 shares. Moreover, Rice Hall James Associates Limited Liability Co has 0.07% invested in Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS). Goldman Sachs Grp Inc Inc Inc, New York-based fund reported 248,054 shares. Jennison Associates Ltd Co invested in 1.25M shares or 0.03% of the stock. 269 were reported by Massmutual Co Fsb Adv. Amer Century Inc reported 25,019 shares. Moreover, Mckinley Mngmt Ltd Liability Delaware has 0.01% invested in Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS). Brown Advisory reported 0% stake. Df Dent & Company owns 1.85 million shares. Sg Americas Secs Limited Liability holds 0.03% in Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) or 149,618 shares. 9,781 are held by Bbva Compass Bank. Messner Smith Theme Value Inv Management Limited Ca stated it has 66,018 shares or 2.96% of all its holdings. Levin Cap Strategies L P reported 9,260 shares.

Another recent and important Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Recent Analysis Shows Northwest Natural Gas, Brooks Automation, Insmed, Host Hotels & Resorts, Prospect Capital ..” on May 30, 2018.

Among 8 analysts covering Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Brooks Automation has $40 highest and $9.10 lowest target. $33.50’s average target is 2.42% above currents $32.71 stock price. Brooks Automation had 27 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co on Thursday, August 3 with “Buy”. Needham maintained Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) rating on Friday, October 9. Needham has “Buy” rating and $14 target. As per Wednesday, May 2, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. Needham maintained it with “Buy” rating and $22 target in Thursday, February 2 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, January 3. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, November 10 with “Buy”. Stephens maintained Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) on Friday, February 2 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) earned “Underperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, March 8. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, November 6 by Needham. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $12 target in Friday, August 14 report.

The stock increased 1.49% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $32.71. About 820,320 shares traded or 40.45% up from the average. Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) has risen 16.56% since May 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.99% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.26 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.41, from 0.85 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 30 investors sold AES shares while 137 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 150 raised stakes. 605.58 million shares or 1.39% more from 597.29 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Limited stated it has 44,162 shares. Aviva Public Ltd invested in 0.02% or 335,169 shares. Guardian Company owns 4.48 million shares. Kentucky Retirement Insurance Trust Fund accumulated 15,121 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Andra Ap invested in 22,100 shares. Brinker has 112,889 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Norinchukin Retail Bank The invested in 60,521 shares. Cipher Cap Lp holds 224,551 shares. Synovus Fin Corp owns 149,940 shares. Moreover, Chevy Chase Trust has 0.03% invested in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). Lpl Limited Liability holds 0.01% in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) or 215,427 shares. Jpmorgan Chase Com holds 1.27M shares. Stevens Capital Mngmt Limited Partnership has invested 0.18% in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). The United Kingdom-based Gsa Capital Prns Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.09% in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). Kbc Gp Nv holds 0.03% or 275,088 shares.

Another recent and important The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in The AES, Immune Pharmaceuticals, Hercules Capital, Zendesk, Chevron, and …” on May 07, 2018.

Among 11 analysts covering AES Corporation (NYSE:AES), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. AES Corporation has $15.0 highest and $1 lowest target. $12.75’s average target is 0.63% above currents $12.67 stock price. AES Corporation had 21 analyst reports since September 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, January 4, the company rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) earned “Equal Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, October 4. The stock has “Peer Perform” rating by Wolfe Research on Wednesday, November 4. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Sunday, September 10. The firm has “Sel” rating given on Monday, October 3 by UBS. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy” on Monday, February 12. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, December 13. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Friday, September 8 by Morgan Stanley. On Monday, October 19 the stock rating was downgraded by Argus Research to “Hold”. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, November 22 by Bank of America.

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