On 3 May 2018 Align Technology Inc (NASDAQ:ALGN) Q4 2017 Sentiment at [SentimentNumber]

May 3, 2018 - By Gregory Tomko

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Positions for Align Technology Inc (NASDAQ:ALGN)

“Big money sentiment for Align Technology Inc (NASDAQ:ALGN) in Q4 2017 is 0.93, according to SEC.gov filings. That’s the same 2017Q3’s as. only 236 hedge funds opened new and increased positions, while 253 sold and decreased their stock positions in Align Technology Inc so the sentiment is neither positive nor negative. These funds own 60.90 million shares, that’s down from 62.92 million shares in 2017Q3. Funds holding Align Technology Inc in top 10 decreased from 18 to 17 for a decrease of 1. 37 Investors Sold All; 216 Reduced Holdings; 136 increased holdings while 100 hedge funds bought holdings.

Most Align Technology Inc Shareholders

As of Q4 2017 Kylin Management Llc has 7.08% invested in Align Technology Inc. Align Technology Inc’s shareholder Goodman Financial Corp owns 44,648 shares as of Q4 2017. Disciplined Growth Investors Inc Mn reported 993,617 shares. The Florida-based fund Polen Capital Management Llc have invested about 4.33% of the active investment manager’s stock portfolio in Align Technology Inc. The Delaware-based fund Marvin & Palmer Associates Inc holds 18,144 shares or 4.18% of their US long equity exposure.

Align Technology, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a system of clear aligner therapy, intra-oral scanners, and computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing digital services.The firm is worth $19.99 billion. The companyÂ’s Clear Aligner segment offers Invisalign Full, a treatment used for a range of malocclusion; Invisalign Teen treatment that addresses orthodontic needs of teenage patients, such as compliance indicators, compensation for tooth eruption, and six free single arch replacement aligners; and Invisalign Assist treatment for anterior alignment and aesthetically-oriented cases.88.15 is the P/E ratio. It also provides Invisalign Express (10 and 5) and Invisalign Lite/i7 treatments for orthodontic cases, non-comprehensive treatment relapse cases, or straightening prior to restorative or cosmetic treatments; Invisalign Go, a solution for general practitioner dentists (GPs) to identify and treat patients with mild malocclusion; SmileDirectClub aligners for minor tooth movement; custom clear aligner retainers used to maintain tooth position and correct minor relapse; and SmartTrack, a custom-engineered material that delivers force for orthodontic tooth movements.

ALGN reached $249.47 during the last trading session after $1.87 change.Align Technology, Inc. has volume of 690,315 shares. Since May 3, 2017 ALGN has risen 117.77% and is uptrending. The stock outperformed the S&P 500 by 106.22%.

Mutual Of America Capital Mngmt Lc reported 10,639 shs. Asset Mgmt One, a Japan-based fund reported 114,599 shs. Morgan Stanley reported 0.05% of its capital in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN). Jones Collombin Investment Counsel Incorporated reported 116 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. Moreover, Caxton Lp has 0.04% invested in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) for 3,560 shs. Advisor Prtnrs Limited Liability Com has 0.07% invested in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) for 1,538 shs. Tcw Group has 72,268 shs. Zacks Invest Mngmt stated it has 0.04% in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN). Highland Mngmt Llc has 0.05% invested in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN). Dubuque State Bank & Tru holds 0.01% of its capital in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) for 419 shs. Chevy Chase Tru Incorporated holds 0.06% of its capital in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) for 63,086 shs. Lucus Advisors Limited holds 0.69% of its capital in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) for 2,121 shs. Peloton Wealth Strategists stated it has 14,646 shs or 2.42% of all its holdings. Farmers And Merchants Inc has invested 0% of its capital in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN). Melvin Cap Mgmt Lp holds 0.35% or 165,000 shs in its capital.

Align Technology, Inc. registered $32.28 million net activity with 1 insider purchase and 2 sales since February 2, 2018. The insider HOGAN JOSEPH M bought 1,500 shs worth $350,445. Wright Emory also sold $11.91M worth of Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) shs.

Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) Ratings Coverage

A total of 11 analysts rate Align Tech (NASDAQ:ALGN) as follows: 8 “Buy”, 3 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 73% are bullish. (NASDAQ:ALGN) has 22 ratings reports on 3 May 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Tuesday, November 28 the rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy”. On Friday, December 8 Deutsche Bank initiated Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) rating. Deutsche Bank has “Hold” rating and $250.0 target. On Thursday, April 26 the stock of Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley. On Thursday, April 26 the stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital. The stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Thursday, April 26. On Wednesday, January 31 the stock of Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray. The company rating was maintained by Leerink Swann on Wednesday, January 31. The stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Tuesday, January 30. On Wednesday, January 31 the rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy”. On Thursday, April 26 the stock of Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus.

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