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Align Technology's (ALGN) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Stifel Nicolaus

Align Technology's (ALGN)

Therefore 89% are positive. Align Technology, has a 52 week low of $81.92 and a 52 week high of $154.85. Credit Suisse upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, January 18 report. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $200.00 target price (up previously from $145.00) on shares of Align Technology in a research report on Friday, June 23rd. Dana Investment Advisors Inc acquired 18,626 shares as Align Technology Inc (ALGN)'s stock rose 36.03%.

Among 9 analysts covering Align Technology (NASDAQ:ALGN), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold.

July 28 investment analysts at Stifel Nicolaus kept the company rating at "Buy" but raised the price expectation from $75.00 to $95.00. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 6,264,845 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock worth $718,641,000 after buying an additional 138,293 shares during the last quarter. The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, January 27. Jefferies maintained Align Technology, Inc. Roth Capital has "Buy" rating and $80 target. (NASDAQ:ALGN) to report earnings on July, 27 after the close.

Buckingham Capital Management Inc decreased Burlington Stor (BURL) stake by 2.24% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Pascaud Raphael had sold 3,500 shares worth $481,705. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Limited Liability Com invested in 20.10M shares or 2% of the stock. The Minnesota-based Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. has invested 0.33% in the stock. About 169,866 shares traded. It has underperformed by 4.20% the S&P500. Zacks Investment Research raised Align Technology from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $128.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, April 11th.

Analysts await Petmed Express Inc (NASDAQ:PETS) to report earnings on July, 24. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy" on Monday, November 28. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Hilliard Lyons given on Thursday, September 22. The rating was initiated by JP Morgan on Thursday, October 15 with "Overweight".

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04/28/2017 - Align Technology, Inc. was upgraded to " by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Buy" on Wednesday, October 21. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, May 11. The rating was downgraded by Bernstein to "Underperform" on Tuesday, March 21.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2016 Q4. They expect $0.70 EPS, up 1.45% or $0.01 from last year's $0.69 per share. (NASDAQ:ALGN) for 5,446 shares. Dnb Asset Management As holds 3.28M shares. State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0.07% in J M Smucker Co (NYSE:SJM). It also reduced Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKA) stake by 12 shares and now owns 30 shares. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 1,057 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock valued at $121,000 after buying an additional 68 shares in the last quarter. Ht Limited Co stated it has 5,138 shares or 0.17% of all its holdings. 174,537 were accumulated by Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv. Royal Comml Bank Of Canada owns 229,629 shares. Bridgeway Cap Mngmt accumulated 50,900 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Rhumbline Advisers holds 76,838 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Wesbanco Bank & Trust Incorporated owns 11,711 shares. Strs Ohio reported 14,533 shares. (NASDAQ:QCOM). Osher Van De Voorde Inv Mngmt holds 167,747 shares. PRESCOTT THOMAS M sold $6.73M worth of Align Technology, Inc.

Align Technology, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets a system of clear aligner therapy, intra-oral scanners and computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing digital services used in dentistry, orthodontics and dental records storage. The company has a market capitalization of $12.40 billion, a PE ratio of 57.57 and a beta of 1.53. The Firm operates through two divisions: Clear Aligner segment and Scanner and Services (Scanner) segment. The Clear Aligner segment consists of its Invisalign System, which includes Invisalign Full, Teen and Assist (Comprehensive Products), Express/Lite (Non-Comprehensive Products) and Vivera Retainers, along with its training and ancillary products for treating malocclusion (Non-Case).

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 sales for $23.01 million activity. Saia Andrea Lynn sold $398,706 worth of stock or 4,000 shares. The insider LARKIN C RAYMOND JR sold $1.42M. 4,000 Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, May 31 by Jefferies. (NASDAQ:ALGN). Capstone Asset holds 0.03% or 9,986 shares. Puco Christopher C. sold $2.48M worth of Align Technology, Inc. ONVO's SI was 14.16 million shares in July as released by FINRA.

Moreover, Oaktop Capital Management Ii L.P. has 1.88% invested in the company for 373,675 shares. Its down 0.31, from 1.41 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 49 investors sold MSFT shares while 897 reduced holdings.

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Many other investment firms and many large funds lately modified to their stake in ALGN.

Columbia Wanger Asset Management Llc, which manages about $39.78B and $7.12B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Godaddy Inc by 551,826 shares to 1.85 million shares, valued at $64.70 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. Fiera invested in 0.34% or 621,608 shares.

Shares of Align Technology (ALGN) opened at 154.30 on Friday. $1.42 million worth of Align Technology, Inc. Intellectus Partners LLC increased its stake in shares of Align Technology by 1.2% in the first quarter. Axa owns 123,600 shares. Fiera stated it has 0.34% of its portfolio in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN). Blackrock Fund has invested 0.05% in Align Technology, Inc. The medical equipment provider posted $0.85 Earnings per share for the period, exceeding wall street forecast of $0.67 by $0.18. The Pennsylvania-based Brinker Capital Incorporated has invested 0.06% in Align Technology, Inc.

About 56,884 shares traded.

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