FEI Co. (NASDAQ:FEIC) shares saw unusually-strong trading volume on Monday . Approximately 416,069 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 32% from the previous session’s volume of 315,706 shares.The stock last traded at $106.53 and had previously closed at $106.52.

Several analysts have recently issued reports on FEIC shares. Benchmark Co. increased their target price on FEI from $80.00 to $92.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, May 5th. Zacks Investment Research lowered FEI from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, May 6th. Stifel Nicolaus lowered FEI from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 31st. William Blair lowered FEI from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 31st. Finally, DA Davidson reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $107.50 target price (up from $90.00) on shares of FEI in a report on Tuesday, May 31st. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $107.00.

The firm has a 50 day moving average of $106.53 and a 200 day moving average of $94.45. The firm has a market capitalization of $4.37 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 41.45.

In other FEI news, VP Anthony L. Trunzo sold 35,104 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $106.61, for a total value of $3,742,437.44. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 24,994 shares in the company, valued at $2,664,610.34. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in FEI stock. RS Investment Management Co. LLC boosted its stake in shares of FEI Co. (NASDAQ:FEIC) by 26.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 46,340 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 9,560 shares during the period. RS Investment Management Co. LLC owned about 0.11% of FEI worth $3,697,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

FEI Company is a supplier of scientific instruments and related services for nanoscale applications and solutions for industry and science. The Company operates through two segments: Industry Group, which consists of customers in semiconductor integrated circuit manufacturing and related industries, such as manufacturers of data storage equipment and other technologies, as well as customers in the oil and gas industry, and Science Group, which includes universities, research laboratories and customers in a range of industries, including metals, automobiles, aerospace, geosciences and forensics.

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