Teradyne Inc (NYSE:TER) Sellers Increased By 19.15% Their Shorts

July 14, 2018 - By Frank Plummer

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.16, from 0.95 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 43 investors sold Teradyne, Inc. shares while 118 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 125 raised stakes. 181.84 million shares or 2.01% less from 185.57 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Moreover, Benjamin F Edwards & Inc has 0% invested in Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER) for 170 shares. Hightower Advsrs Ltd Llc owns 60,742 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Sumitomo Life Insurance holds 0.12% or 20,105 shares in its portfolio. Artemis Llp stated it has 477,008 shares or 0.34% of all its holdings. Geode Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.03% or 1.86 million shares. Bluestein R H Company, a Michigan-based fund reported 5,000 shares. Norman Fields Gottscho Cap Mgmt Ltd owns 6,150 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. Cypress Mgmt (Wy), Wyoming-based fund reported 12,115 shares. Alps Advisors Inc holds 9,812 shares or 0% of its portfolio. D E Shaw Commerce Inc has invested 0.03% in Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER). 122,534 were accumulated by Meritage Mgmt. Greenwood Cap Limited invested in 5,607 shares. Us Bancorp De owns 136,395 shares. Hillsdale Inv Mgmt Inc holds 9,910 shares. Jane Street Gru Ltd Com holds 0% or 20,157 shares.

Since January 26, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $6.73 million activity. On Tuesday, January 30 Gray Charles Jeffrey sold $1.49M worth of Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER) or 32,238 shares. JAGIELA MARK E also sold $1.35M worth of Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER) on Friday, February 2. The insider Beecher Gregory R sold 71,300 shares worth $3.32 million.

The stock of Teradyne Inc (NYSE:TER) registered an increase of 19.15% in short interest. TER’s total short interest was 14.11M shares in July as published by FINRA. Its up 19.15% from 11.84 million shares, reported previously. With 6.27 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 2 days to cover their TER’s short positions. The short interest to Teradyne Inc’s float is 7.22%.

The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $39.58. About 1.66 million shares traded. Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER) has risen 9.59% since July 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.98% the S&P500.

Teradyne, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and supports automatic test equipment worldwide. The company has market cap of $7.57 billion. The Company’s Semiconductor Test segment offers semiconductor test services and products for wafer level and device package testing in automotive, industrial, communications, consumer, computer and electronic game, and other applications. It has a 30.66 P/E ratio. This segment offers FLEX test platform systems; Magnum platform that tests memory devices, such as flash memory and dynamic random access memory; J750 test system to address the highest volume semiconductor devices; and ETS platform for use by semiconductor manufacturers, and assembly and test subcontractors in the analog/mixed signal markets.

Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Teradyne (NYSE:TER), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Teradyne has $61.0 highest and $39 lowest target. $48.80’s average target is 23.29% above currents $39.58 stock price. Teradyne had 13 analyst reports since January 24, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 25 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 25 by Needham. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, January 25 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, April 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, March 2 by Susquehanna. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $54 target in Tuesday, January 30 report. The rating was downgraded by DA Davidson to “Hold” on Wednesday, April 25. The stock of Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER) earned “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, January 25. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of TER in report on Wednesday, January 24 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, April 26.

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