Asaf Silberstein Sold 2000 shares of Semtech (SMTC) in an Insider Trade; Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio Cut By $650,720 Its Best Buy Co (BBY) Holding

Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio decreased Best Buy Co Inc (BBY) stake by 8.02% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio sold 11,620 shares as Best Buy Co Inc (BBY)’s stock rose 13.46%. The Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio holds 133,358 shares with $7.60 million value, down from 144,978 last quarter. Best Buy Co Inc now has $21.41B valuation. The stock increased 2.15% or $1.54 during the last trading session, reaching $73.25. About 3.44 million shares traded. Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) has risen 62.80% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 46.10% the S&P500.

Asaf Silberstein who right now serves as the SVP of Semtech Corp not a long ago sold 2,000 shares of the corporation. The insider deal has $76,000 US Dollars total value, at an average stock price per share of $38.0. The sale was dated January 12, 2018 and was made public in a filing filed with the DC-based SEC. The filing is accessible for free here. At the moment, Asaf Silberstein has ownership of a total of 26,900 shares or 0.04% of Semtech Corp’s market cap.

Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio increased Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) stake by 10,837 shares to 143,812 valued at $4.65M in 2017Q3. It also upped Aerojet Rocketdyne Hold stake by 15,339 shares and now owns 491,308 shares. Ameriprise Financial In (NYSE:AMP) was raised too.

Among 27 analysts covering Best Buy Co (NYSE:BBY), 10 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 37% are positive. Best Buy Co has $72.0 highest and $20.50 lowest target. $49.03’s average target is -33.06% below currents $73.25 stock price. Best Buy Co had 92 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wedbush maintained Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) on Monday, August 17 with “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, May 29 by Barclays Capital. Piper Jaffray maintained Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) rating on Wednesday, September 20. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $68.0 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) on Thursday, August 3 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, August 17 by Ladenburg Thalmann. The rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Underperform” on Friday, February 26. The stock has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, August 2. The stock of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, May 25 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, September 20, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group on Wednesday, August 24 with “Outperform”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.03, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 60 investors sold BBY shares while 189 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 136 raised stakes. 246.28 million shares or 2.83% less from 253.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Massachusetts-based Massachusetts Finance Service Ma has invested 0.09% in Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY). Gulf Financial Bank (Uk) holds 87,813 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Peak6 Invests Limited Partnership holds 0.04% or 126,275 shares in its portfolio. Twin Cap Management Incorporated stated it has 0.35% of its portfolio in Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY). Sterling Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability reported 0.03% in Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY). Wellington Mngmt Gru Llp has 457,897 shares. Captrust Advisors stated it has 18,796 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Cibc reported 42,884 shares. Pinebridge Investments LP reported 154,349 shares. Lazard Asset Mngmt Limited Co owns 231,291 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt Company has invested 0% in Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY). Glg Lc holds 13,290 shares. 13,323 were accumulated by Alps. Pillar Pacific Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Co reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY). Viking Fund Lc holds 0.09% or 10,000 shares in its portfolio.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 18 sales for $158.49 million activity. Scarlett Kathleen had sold 539 shares worth $32,295. On Monday, August 21 Ballard Shari L sold $134,571 worth of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) or 2,246 shares. $12.83M worth of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) was sold by SCHULZE RICHARD M on Tuesday, December 12. Another trade for 1,129 shares valued at $61,736 was sold by Watson Mathew. MOHAN RAJENDRA M had sold 14,260 shares worth $779,765. Shares for $145,776 were sold by Nelsen Keith J on Monday, August 21. Joly Hubert also sold $5.85 million worth of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) on Tuesday, September 5.

Analysts await Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) to report earnings on March, 7. They expect $1.98 EPS, up 1.54% or $0.03 from last year’s $1.95 per share. BBY’s profit will be $578.81M for 9.25 P/E if the $1.98 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.78 actual EPS reported by Best Buy Co., Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 153.85% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.05, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 16 investors sold Semtech Corporation shares while 74 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 61.66 million shares or 0.19% less from 61.78 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa, a New York-based fund reported 34,609 shares. Principal Group stated it has 0.02% in Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC). Ameritas Invest has invested 0.01% in Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC). Parkside Bankshares accumulated 39 shares. Deutsche Retail Bank Ag holds 132,432 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt accumulated 0.01% or 13,499 shares. Old Mutual Glob Invsts (Uk) Limited accumulated 107,519 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv reported 0.06% stake. Numeric Ltd Liability holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) for 34,300 shares. Cortina Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp reported 1.14% stake. Nationwide Fund Advsr has 130,938 shares. Quantbot Technology L P reported 3,545 shares stake. Bancshares Of Montreal Can holds 43,788 shares. 307 were accumulated by Huntington National Bank & Trust. Great West Life Assurance Com Can reported 89,718 shares.

Among 12 analysts covering Semtech (NASDAQ:SMTC), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Semtech has $49 highest and $17 lowest target. $38.54’s average target is -0.67% below currents $38.8 stock price. Semtech had 32 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, August 14, the company rating was upgraded by B. Riley & Co. RBC Capital Markets maintained Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) rating on Wednesday, August 30. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $39.0 target. The stock of Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 30 by Drexel Hamilton. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, October 2 report. The stock of Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, December 6 by Oppenheimer. RBC Capital Markets maintained Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) on Thursday, November 30 with “Hold” rating. B. Riley & Co maintained the shares of SMTC in report on Thursday, August 31 with “Buy” rating. Oppenheimer upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Thursday, December 1 report. Drexel Hamilton maintained it with “Buy” rating and $4500 target in Thursday, June 1 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by B. Riley & Co given on Monday, November 16.

Semtech Corporation designs, develops, makes, and markets analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products. The company has market cap of $2.58 billion. The firm provides signal integrity products, including a portfolio of optical communications, broadcast video, and backplane products used in various enterprise computing, industrial, communications, and high-end consumer applications; and a portfolio of integrated circuits for optical transceivers, backplane, and high-speed interface applications. It has a 56.89 P/E ratio. It also offers protection products, such as filter and termination devices that are integrated with the transient voltage suppressor devices, which protect electronic systems from voltage spikes; and wireless and sensing products comprising a portfolio of specialized radio frequency products used in various industrial, medical, and communications applications, as well as specialized sensing products used in industrial and consumer applications.

The stock increased 4.02% or $1.5 during the last trading session, reaching $38.8. About 911,183 shares traded or 69.55% up from the average. Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) has risen 72.29% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 55.59% the S&P500.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 28 insider sales for $3.50 million activity. CHUKWU EMEKA had sold 2,000 shares worth $75,438. $144,544 worth of Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) was sold by WILSON JOHN MICHAEL on Tuesday, September 5. $183,228 worth of stock was sold by HANKIN ROCKELL N on Tuesday, September 5. $100,083 worth of Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) shares were sold by MAHESWARAN MOHAN. On Monday, October 2 the insider Silberstein Asaf sold $140,639. 2,250 Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) shares with value of $89,753 were sold by Ammann Charles B. ANTLE GLEN M sold 5,000 shares worth $172,801.