Inceptionr LLC Has $895,000 Stock Position in Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI)

Inceptionr LLC reduced its stake in Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSIFree Report) by 27.2% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The firm owned 2,858 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock after selling 1,067 shares during the quarter. Motorola Solutions accounts for approximately 0.6% of Inceptionr LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 4th largest position. Inceptionr LLC’s holdings in Motorola Solutions were worth $895,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. OmniStar Financial Group Inc. increased its position in Motorola Solutions by 1.7% in the fourth quarter. OmniStar Financial Group Inc. now owns 2,032 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $636,000 after buying an additional 33 shares in the last quarter. Valley National Advisers Inc. grew its stake in shares of Motorola Solutions by 21.3% during the 4th quarter. Valley National Advisers Inc. now owns 188 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $58,000 after acquiring an additional 33 shares during the period. Merit Financial Group LLC increased its holdings in Motorola Solutions by 3.0% in the 3rd quarter. Merit Financial Group LLC now owns 1,301 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $354,000 after acquiring an additional 38 shares in the last quarter. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC raised its stake in Motorola Solutions by 4.8% during the 4th quarter. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC now owns 844 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $264,000 after acquiring an additional 39 shares during the period. Finally, Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Motorola Solutions by 2.0% during the third quarter. Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC now owns 2,047 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $557,000 after purchasing an additional 40 shares in the last quarter. 84.17% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Insider Activity at Motorola Solutions

In related news, SVP James A. Niewiara sold 810 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $358.09, for a total transaction of $290,052.90. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 12,986 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,650,156.74. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. In other Motorola Solutions news, SVP James A. Niewiara sold 810 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $358.09, for a total transaction of $290,052.90. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 12,986 shares in the company, valued at $4,650,156.74. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, SVP Cynthia Yazdi sold 4,744 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $334.30, for a total value of $1,585,919.20. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 8,858 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,961,229.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders sold 8,169 shares of company stock valued at $2,803,460. 1.26% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. StockNews.com raised shares of Motorola Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, February 12th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their price target on Motorola Solutions from $400.00 to $405.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, May 3rd. Barclays boosted their price objective on Motorola Solutions from $362.00 to $372.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, May 3rd. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft lifted their target price on Motorola Solutions from $355.00 to $375.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, May 6th. Finally, William Blair restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Motorola Solutions in a research note on Friday, February 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, the stock presently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of $357.43.

View Our Latest Stock Analysis on MSI

Motorola Solutions Price Performance

Shares of NYSE:MSI traded up $3.05 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $361.05. The stock had a trading volume of 851,999 shares, compared to its average volume of 674,544. The company has a market cap of $60.22 billion, a P/E ratio of 44.63, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.19 and a beta of 0.91. The business’s 50 day moving average price is $346.53 and its 200 day moving average price is $327.60. The company has a current ratio of 1.19, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.16. Motorola Solutions, Inc. has a 1 year low of $269.64 and a 1 year high of $364.47.

Motorola Solutions Dividend Announcement

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, April 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 15th were given a dividend of $0.98 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 14th. This represents a $3.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.09%. Motorola Solutions’s dividend payout ratio is currently 48.45%.

Motorola Solutions Profile

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Motorola Solutions, Inc provides public safety and enterprise security solutions in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Products and Systems Integration, and Software and Services. The Products and Systems Integration segment offers a portfolio of infrastructure, devices, accessories, and video security devices and infrastructure, as well as the implementation and integration of systems, devices, software, and applications for government, public safety, and commercial customers who operate private communications networks and video security solutions, as well as manage a mobile workforce.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI)

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