Aperio Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) by 3.8% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 15,038 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after buying an additional 549 shares during the period. Aperio Group LLC’s holdings in Zebra Technologies Corporation were worth $1,512,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. CAPROCK Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Zebra Technologies Corporation by 0.3% in the first quarter. CAPROCK Group Inc. now owns 3,906 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $356,000 after buying an additional 10 shares in the last quarter. Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC increased its position in shares of Zebra Technologies Corporation by 3.8% in the first quarter. Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC now owns 1,312 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $120,000 after buying an additional 48 shares in the last quarter. Neuburgh Advisers LLC increased its position in shares of Zebra Technologies Corporation by 3.8% in the first quarter. Neuburgh Advisers LLC now owns 1,804 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $165,000 after buying an additional 66 shares in the last quarter. Tyers Asset Management LLC increased its position in shares of Zebra Technologies Corporation by 3.8% in the first quarter. Tyers Asset Management LLC now owns 2,296 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $210,000 after buying an additional 84 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Zebra Technologies Corporation by 0.5% in the first quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 16,772 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $1,531,000 after buying an additional 90 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 94.49% of the company’s stock.

Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ ZBRA) traded up 0.97% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $103.49. 365,068 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Zebra Technologies Corporation has a 12 month low of $62.91 and a 12 month high of $109.30. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $100.82 and its 200-day moving average price is $95.29. The stock’s market cap is $5.50 billion.

Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The industrial products company reported $1.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.34 by $0.17. Zebra Technologies Corporation had a negative net margin of 1.14% and a positive return on equity of 38.88%. The business had revenue of $897 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $876.90 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.34 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts expect that Zebra Technologies Corporation will post $6.61 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several research analysts have commented on the stock. Needham & Company LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $118.00 price objective (up from $107.00) on shares of Zebra Technologies Corporation in a research report on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Zebra Technologies Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $118.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Zebra Technologies Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 23rd. Barrington Research boosted their price objective on shares of Zebra Technologies Corporation from $105.00 to $110.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 11th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Zebra Technologies Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 29th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $96.19.

In other news, SVP Michael Cho sold 1,572 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, June 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $107.76, for a total transaction of $169,398.72. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 10,426 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,123,505.76. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, SVP Hugh K. Gagnier sold 9,388 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $100.42, for a total transaction of $942,742.96. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 48,460 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,866,353.20. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 18,881 shares of company stock worth $1,954,954 over the last quarter. Corporate insiders own 2.50% of the company’s stock.

About Zebra Technologies Corporation

Zebra Technologies Corporation designs, manufactures and sells a range of automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) products. The Company’s AIDC products include mobile computers, barcode scanners, radio frequency identification (RFID) readers, wireless local area network (WLAN) products, specialty printers for barcode labeling and personal identification, real-time location systems (RTLS), related accessories and supplies, such as self-adhesive labels and other consumables, and utilities and application software.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA)

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