Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) CAO John K. Wozniak sold 45,577 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $104.90, for a total transaction of $4,781,027.30. Following the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 20,099 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,108,385.10. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE MSI) opened at $98.74 on Friday. Motorola Solutions Inc has a 1 year low of $77.23 and a 1 year high of $107.78. The company has a quick ratio of 1.24, a current ratio of 1.35 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.56. The company has a market cap of $16,000.00, a PE ratio of -92.28, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.06 and a beta of 0.40.

Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The communications equipment provider reported $2.10 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.04 by $0.06. Motorola Solutions had a negative net margin of 2.43% and a negative return on equity of 75.81%. The firm had revenue of $1.96 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.94 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $2.03 EPS. Motorola Solutions’s quarterly revenue was up 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts forecast that Motorola Solutions Inc will post 6.24 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on MSI shares. Jefferies Group boosted their price objective on shares of Motorola Solutions from $105.00 to $110.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Motorola Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $103.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Deutsche Bank upgraded shares of Motorola Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $78.00 target price for the company in a research report on Friday, January 12th. BMO Capital Markets upped their target price on shares of Motorola Solutions from $102.00 to $116.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Motorola Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Motorola Solutions has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $102.10.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of MSI. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans lifted its stake in shares of Motorola Solutions by 2.3% in the 2nd quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 6,290 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $545,000 after acquiring an additional 140 shares during the period. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board lifted its stake in shares of Motorola Solutions by 3.3% in the 4th quarter. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board now owns 15,653 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $1,414,000 after acquiring an additional 500 shares during the period. First Manhattan Co. lifted its stake in shares of Motorola Solutions by 2.2% in the 4th quarter. First Manhattan Co. now owns 25,890 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $2,338,000 after acquiring an additional 564 shares during the period. Cibc Bank USA lifted its stake in shares of Motorola Solutions by 9.1% in the 4th quarter. Cibc Bank USA now owns 7,612 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $688,000 after acquiring an additional 637 shares during the period. Finally, CIBC Asset Management Inc lifted its stake in shares of Motorola Solutions by 2.5% in the 4th quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 28,752 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $2,597,000 after acquiring an additional 709 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 87.89% of the company’s stock.

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About Motorola Solutions

Motorola Solutions, Inc is a provider of communication infrastructure, devices, accessories, software and services. The Company operates through two segments: Products and Services. The Company’s Products segment offers a portfolio of infrastructure, devices, accessories and software. The Products segment has two product lines: Devices and Systems.

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