Stock Brushing a Recent High: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI)

As stated above, it has an EPS growth projection for the next five years of 6.41%.

Among 16 analysts covering Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold.

Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI) pays out an annual dividend of 2.08 per share. During the same quarter a year ago, the firm posted $1.37 earnings per share. The business had revenue of $1.65 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.58 billion. MSI has a net profit margin of 10.50% and is more profitable than the average company in the Communication Equipment industry. (NYSE:MSI) on 7 of the 13 measures compared between the two companies. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.82 earnings per share.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of MSI. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Motorola Solutions from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Friday, June 9. The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $95.08.

Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -5.41, a current ratio of 1.30 and a quick ratio of 1.16. The company has market cap of $14.94 billion. Motorola Solutions has a twelve month low of $76.92 and a twelve month high of $95.30.

Simple Moving Average Analysis of Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (SRC)
The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the past year is $13.63. Birch Hill Invest Advsr Limited Co invested in 140,851 shares. 140,731 are owned by State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 12th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be issued a $0.52 dividend. $1.96M worth of stock was sold by Jassy Andrew R on Tuesday, August 15. Advantus Cap Management Inc has invested 0.04% in Motorola Solutions, Inc. This represents a $1.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.26%. Motorola Solutions's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 53.20%. (NYSE:MSI) shares were sold by CONRADO EDUARDO F. The Artisan Partners Limited Partnership holds 2.31 million shares with $196.29M value, up from 2.12 million last quarter. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. BRDA BRUCE W had sold 25,299 shares worth $2.25 million. The shares were sold at an average price of $93.00, for a total transaction of $1,832,100.00. The institutional investor held 481,230 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $77.48 million, down from 485,639 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The Caprock Group Inc holds 3,361 shares with $3.23M value, down from 3,803 last quarter. Iat Reinsurance Company Ltd bought 26,023 shares as the company's stock rose 1.92% with the market. It also increased its holding in Oneok Inc (NYSE:OKE) by 164,353 shares in the quarter, for a total of 169,848 shares, and has risen its stake in Ramco (NYSE:RPT). For the past month, Motorola Solutions, Inc.'s stock has been 1.32%, 4.81% for the last quarter, 5.91% for the past six months and 12.87% for the past 52 weeks. This is a positive change from Motorola Solutions's previous quarterly dividend of $0.47. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its stake in shares of Motorola Solutions by 111.3% during the second quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 9,589,218 shares of the communications equipment provider's stock valued at $831,768,000 after buying an additional 600,229 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its stake in shares of Motorola Solutions by 5.6% in the third quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 87.86% of the company's stock.

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Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communication infrastructure, devices, accessories, software, and services in North America, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, and Africa.

NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) operates in the Communication Equipment segment of the Technology sector. The Products segment offers a portfolio of infrastructure, devices, accessories, and software for government, public safety and first-responder agencies, municipalities, and commercial and industrial customers. The Products segment has two product lines: Devices and Systems.

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