Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Robert W. Baird

Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) has risen 82.22% since September 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.77% the S&P500.

State Treasurer State Of Michigan decreased its stake in Align Technology Inc (ALGN) by 19.22% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sunbelt Securities Inc sold 14,984 shares as the company's stock rose 5.35% with the market. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,640,531 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock valued at $761,737,000 after buying an additional 6,526,784 shares in the last quarter. Analysts anticipate that Align Technology, Inc. will post $3.40 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Shares of Align Technology (NASDAQ ALGN) traded up 0.62% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $187.48.

About 1.41M shares traded. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $205.00 target price (up previously from $200.00) on shares of Align Technology in a report on Monday, August 7th. It has outperformed by 65.52% the S&P500.

Ubs Oconnor Llc increased Anadarko (Call) (NYSE:APC) stake by 115,405 shares to 257,500 valued at $309.00M in 2017Q2. Palo Alto Limited Com owns 223,107 shares.

Analysts await Rayonier Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) to report earnings on November, 6. EBAY's profit would be $406.72 million giving it 25.16 P/E if the $0.38 EPS is correct. After $0.20 actual EPS reported by Rayonier Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -75.00% negative EPS growth. Therefore 72% are positive. Oracle had 89 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The Firm connects buyers and sellers around the world. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy" on Tuesday, July 4. Piper Jaffray initiated the stock with "Overweight" rating in Wednesday, November 18 report. The rating was downgraded by DA Davidson to "Neutral" on Friday, February 10. The stock of Precision Drilling Corp (USA) (NYSE:PDS) has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, September 12 by JP Morgan. The stock of Rayonier Inc. As per Thursday, March 16, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment is 0.95 in Q2 2017.

NASDAQ:ALGN) was down -1.3% (-$2.46) to $186.32 and showed a volume of 0.64 mln shares. 21 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. The institutional investor held 15,493 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $777,000, down from 30,477 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Catalyst Capital Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0% of its portfolio in Rayonier Inc. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 7,299,099 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock valued at $1,095,740,000 after buying an additional 1,034,254 shares in the last quarter. Great West Life Assurance Company Can holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN) for 76,292 shares. The count of Hold ratings in that period was 0. Gam Hldg Ag stated it has 193,132 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Moreover, Nomura has 0.01% invested in Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN). Fiduciary Fincl Ser Of The Southwest Tx holds 18,324 shares. Ftb Inc owns 600 shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec reported 4,900 shares stake. State Bank Of Montreal Can accumulated 152,663 shares or 0% of the stock. 23,515 are held by Utah Retirement Sys.

Since May 4, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 selling transactions for $4.14 million activity. State Street Corp now owns 3,143,095 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock valued at $471,823,000 after buying an additional 765,189 shares in the last quarter.

Since May 30, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $7.87 million activity. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in Align Technology by 16.5% in the second quarter. (NASDAQ:ALGN) or 50,000 shares. Shares for $481,705 were sold by Pascaud Raphael on Tuesday, May 30.

Align Technology, Inc designs, manufactures and markets a system of clear aligner therapy, intra-oral scanners and computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) digital services used in dentistry, orthodontics and dental records storage. Therefore 54% are positive. eBay Inc had 113 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $150.00 target price on shares of Align Technology in a report on Thursday, June 1st. Bank of America upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Friday, July 28 report. On Friday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy". The stock has "Outperform" rating by Leerink Swann on Friday, July 28. (NASDAQ:ALGN) earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, July 4. On Friday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy". Stifel Nicolaus maintained Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) earned "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, July 27. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, August 2 by Jefferies.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.39 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.37, from 1.02 in 2017Q1.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in ALGN. 108 funds opened positions while 133 raised stakes. Northern Trust accumulated 0.04% or 965,945 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And has 0.01% invested in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN). Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd has invested 0.06% in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) for 117,000 shares. Westpac Banking Corporation owns 5,887 shares. Glenmede Tru Na reported 46,006 shares stake.

The analysts offering 12 month price targets for Align Technology, Inc. have a median target of $197, with a high estimate of $210 and a low estimate of $175. (NASDAQ:ALGN). Winslow Evans And Crocker holds 2,860 shares. Pacad Inv Limited stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in Align Technology, Inc. Ww Asset holds 0.11% of its portfolio in eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) for 90,182 shares. Aperio Gru Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.03% in Align Technology, Inc. 544,613 are held by Arrowstreet Cap Limited Partnership.

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