Quidel Corp (QDEL) Holder Oracle Investment Management INC Raised Position

October 2, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.31 in Q2 2018. Its down 0.14, from 1.45 in 2018Q1. It is negative, as 16 investors sold QDEL shares while 49 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. 34.22 million shares or 3.40% more from 33.10 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Amalgamated Financial Bank holds 5,002 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Schwab Charles Investment Mngmt invested in 0.01% or 168,788 shares. State Common Retirement Fund owns 767,793 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. The United Kingdom-based Artemis Mngmt Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.16% in Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL). First Light Asset Limited Liability Company reported 80,755 shares. Arrowstreet Cap Lp stated it has 0% in Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL). Moreover, Eagle Boston Mngmt Inc has 1.79% invested in Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL). Aqr Cap Management owns 16,427 shares. Moreover, Gagnon Secs Ltd Liability has 0.58% invested in Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL). Barclays Public Limited Co reported 2,401 shares stake. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership has 47,949 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Fred Alger reported 0.32% stake. The New York-based Gabelli Funds Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.24% in Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL). Ameritas Invest Partners Inc reported 0.01% stake. Tiaa Cref Invest Management Ltd Liability holds 0% or 111,196 shares.

Since April 26, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 16 sales for $21.46 million activity. Russell Edward Keith also sold $680,938 worth of Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) on Thursday, July 12. On Thursday, April 26 BRYANT DOUGLAS C sold $2.02 million worth of Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) or 36,000 shares. 17,596 shares were sold by Abney Michael Donald Jr., worth $1.24M. $2.68 million worth of Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) was sold by STEWARD RANDALL J. SLACIK CHARLES P had sold 1,000 shares worth $68,284. Shares for $165,392 were sold by Kroll Werner on Tuesday, June 12.

Oracle Investment Management Inc increased its stake in Quidel Corp (QDEL) by 1092.58% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Oracle Investment Management Inc bought 2.17 million shares as the company’s stock rose 11.72% with the market. The hedge fund held 2.36 million shares of the in vitro & in vivo diagnostic substances company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $157.27 million, up from 198,300 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Oracle Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Quidel Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.49B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.98% or $1.29 during the last trading session, reaching $63.88. About 166,398 shares traded. Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) has risen 98.40% since October 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 82.78% the S&P500.

Oracle Investment Management Inc, which manages about $877.33 million and $413.70 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Tesaro Inc (Call) (NASDAQ:TSRO) by 833,718 shares to 11,000 shares, valued at $66,000 in 2018Q2, according to the filing.

Another recent and important Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Canaccord bullish on medical diagnostic firms” on September 14, 2018.

Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Quidel Corp (NASDAQ:QDEL), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Quidel Corp had 6 analyst reports since April 3, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 10 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has “Buy” rating by William Blair given on Friday, April 13. On Tuesday, August 14 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. Piper Jaffray maintained Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) rating on Tuesday, April 3. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $6300 target. Barclays Capital maintained Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) rating on Monday, August 6. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $78 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, April 5 by Canaccord Genuity.

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