GSA Capital Partners LLP Acquires Shares of 25,679 Insulet Co. (NASDAQ:PODD)

GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new position in Insulet Co. (NASDAQ:PODD) during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 25,679 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock, valued at approximately $1,414,000.

Other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Russell Investments Group Ltd. lifted its stake in Insulet by 19.9% in the second quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 29,054 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock worth $1,491,000 after acquiring an additional 4,824 shares during the period. Strs Ohio lifted its position in Insulet by 35.0% during the second quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 5,400 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $277,000 after buying an additional 1,400 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its position in Insulet by 3.4% during the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 252,670 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $12,965,000 after buying an additional 8,399 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new position in Insulet during the second quarter valued at $180,000. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its position in Insulet by 0.7% during the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 270,916 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $13,901,000 after buying an additional 2,006 shares during the period.

PODD has been the subject of several recent research reports. Barclays initiated coverage on Insulet in a research report on Friday, September 15th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $65.00 price objective for the company. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $50.00 price target on shares of Insulet in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Insulet from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Wedbush restated a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 price target (up from $60.00) on shares of Insulet in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, Leerink Swann reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $74.00 price objective (up from $65.00) on shares of Insulet in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the company. Insulet has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $62.53.

In other news, Director James C. Mullen acquired 2,500 shares of Insulet stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 13th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $67.45 per share, for a total transaction of $168,625.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 2.60% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Insulet Co. (PODD) traded up $1.47 during trading on Thursday, reaching $77.30. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 643,250 shares, compared to its average volume of 763,731. The company has a quick ratio of 4.42, a current ratio of 4.88 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.65. The company has a market cap of $4,410.00, a P/E ratio of -154.60 and a beta of 1.58. Insulet Co. has a 12 month low of $38.43 and a 12 month high of $78.65.

Insulet (NASDAQ:PODD) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The medical instruments supplier reported ($0.04) EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.10) by $0.06. Insulet had a negative return on equity of 43.85% and a negative net margin of 6.66%. The company had revenue of $121.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $114.02 million. During the same period last year, the business posted ($0.05) earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 28.4% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that Insulet Co. will post -0.43 EPS for the current year.

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About Insulet

Insulet Corporation is engaged in the development, manufacturing and sale of the OmniPod Insulin Management System (the OmniPod System), an insulin delivery system for people with insulin-dependent diabetes. The Omnipod System features a self-adhesive disposable tubeless Omnipod device, which is worn on the body for approximately three days at a time and its wireless companion, the handheld Personal Diabetes Manager (PDM).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Insulet (NASDAQ:PODD)

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