Investors sold shares of Avago Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:AVGO) on strength during trading on Friday. $96.53 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $111.02 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $14.49 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Avago Technologies had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Avago Technologies traded up $1.12 for the day and closed at $177.16

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on AVGO shares. Pacific Crest reissued a “buy” rating and set a $180.00 target price on shares of Avago Technologies in a research note on Friday. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and set a $200.00 target price on shares of Avago Technologies in a research note on Thursday. Vetr downgraded shares of Avago Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $171.91 target price for the company. in a research note on Tuesday. Robert W. Baird started coverage on shares of Avago Technologies in a research note on Friday, August 12th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $205.00 target price for the company. Finally, Nomura reissued a “buy” rating and set a $200.00 target price on shares of Avago Technologies in a research note on Monday, August 8th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, thirty-three have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $183.53.

The firm’s 50 day moving average is $166.84 and its 200 day moving average is $152.84. The stock’s market capitalization is $70.07 billion.

Avago Technologies (NASDAQ:AVGO) last released its earnings results on Thursday, June 2nd. The semiconductor manufacturer reported $2.53 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.38 by $0.15. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $2.13 EPS. The firm had revenue of $3.56 billion for the quarter. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 116.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts expect that Avago Technologies Ltd. will post $10.95 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, SVP Charlie B. Kawwas sold 4,776 shares of Avago Technologies stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $165.94, for a total transaction of $792,529.44. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Henry Samueli sold 21,859 shares of Avago Technologies stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $154.84, for a total transaction of $3,384,647.56. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Other large investors recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. American International Group Inc. boosted its stake in Avago Technologies by 3.6% in the fourth quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 122,300 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock valued at $17,751,000 after buying an additional 4,211 shares during the last quarter. RS Investment Management Co. LLC boosted its stake in Avago Technologies by 30.2% in the fourth quarter. RS Investment Management Co. LLC now owns 137,147 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock valued at $19,907,000 after buying an additional 31,836 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in Avago Technologies by 8.4% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 432,080 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock valued at $62,726,000 after buying an additional 33,664 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its stake in Avago Technologies by 3.7% in the fourth quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 664,379 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock valued at $96,435,000 after buying an additional 23,980 shares during the last quarter.

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