Vident Investment Advisory LLC Decreased Irobot Corp (IRBT) Stake by $8.03 Million as Shares Rose

iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) Corporate LogoBig Money Sentiment increased to 1.26 in 2018 Q2. It has change of 0.14, from 2018Q1’s 1.12. The ratio is positive due to IRBT positioning: 31 sold and 46 reduced. 32 funds bought holdings and 65 increased holdings. Investors holded 22.40 million in 2018Q1 but now own 30.44 million shares or 35.86% more. Geode Cap Limited Co has invested 0.01% of its capital in iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT). Shell Asset Mgmt owns 129,250 shs. 9,074 were accumulated by State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue. Cwm Limited Liability Corp invested in 61,672 shs or 0.15% of the stock. 251,759 are held by Balyasny Asset Mgmt Lc. Fortaleza Asset reported 0.79% in iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT). Blackrock invested 0.01% of its capital in iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT). Rhumbline Advisers reported 67,967 shs. Pictet Asset accumulated 919,968 shs. Moreover, Gvo Asset Mgmt has 0.84% invested in iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT). The Minnesota-based Ameriprise has invested 0.02% in iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% of its capital in iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) for 4,945 shs. Tiaa Cref Invest Mgmt has 0% invested in iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT). California State Teachers Retirement Sys has 41,447 shs. Blackstone Group Lp has invested 0.02% in iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT).

IRBT had 13 insider sales and 0 buys since June 12, 2018. This’s net activity of $19.57 million. 1,000 shs valued at $100,000 were sold by ELLINGER DEBORAH G on Tuesday, August 21. $1.43M worth of iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) was sold by Dean Alison. 4,355 shs were sold by Bell Michael, worth $458,235 on Thursday, August 23. 4,272 shs were sold by Weinstein Glen Daniel, worth $444,955. On Friday, July 6 Angle Colin M had sold 12,175 shs worth $1.00M. On Tuesday, September 4 the insider ALI MOHAMAD sold $82,547.

The holdings In Irobot Corp (IRBT) was decreased held by Vident Investment Advisory Llc. According to 2018Q2 Securities and Exchange filling the reduction is 15.94%. The company’s stock rose 39.79% with the market as Vident Investment Advisory Llc sold 107,028 shares. The consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2018Q2 was valued at $42.78 million. It’s down from 671,616 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Now it had 564,588 shares held by the institutional investor . Irobot Corp has $2.66B MC. IRBT reached $96.01 during the last trading session after $3.81 change.iRobot Corporation has volume of 644,213 shares. Since November 10, 2017 IRBT has risen 7.27% and is uptrending. IRBT underperformed the S&P500 by 8.35%.

According to a filing Vident Investment Advisory Llc increased its stake in Flir Sys Inc (NASDAQ:FLIR) by 246,978 shares to 725,192 shares, valued at $37.69M in 2018Q2. The fund manages about $243.53M and $2.53B US Long portfolio. Vident Investment Advisory Llc has risen its stake in Ambarella Inc (NASDAQ:AMBA) and also increased its holding in National Instrs Corp (NASDAQ:NATI) by 74,523 shares in the quarter, for a total of 547,473 shares.

A couple more iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released on October 24, 2018 “Tariff-Driven Pullback In iRobot Overdone, Needham Says In Upgrade”, also Seekingalpha.com on November 04, 2018 published “iRobot: Wiping The Floor With Its Competitors”, the next Fool.com is “Why iRobot Stock Jumped on Wednesday” on October 31, 2018. Fool.com has article titled “Why iRobot Stock Lost 20% in October”.

iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) Ratings Coverage

In total 6 analysts cover iRobot (NASDAQ:IRBT). “Buy” rating has 3, “Sell” are 0, while 3 are “Hold”. 50% are bullish. 6 are the (NASDAQ:IRBT)’s analyst reports since June 12, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. In Wednesday, October 24 report Needham upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $95 target. On Monday, November 5 the rating was reinitiated by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. On Tuesday, July 10 the firm has “Market Perform” rating by Raymond James given. On Monday, October 8 the firm has “Neutral” rating given by PiperJaffray. On Tuesday, September 4 the company was downgraded by Sidoti. On Tuesday, June 12 the stock has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray.

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