Insider Purchase: Laird Landmann Paid for 98,152 Shares of TCW Strategic Income Fund, Inc. (TSI); Thrivent Financial For Lutherans Increased Medtronic Plc (MDT) Position By $1.62 Million

Thrivent Financial For Lutherans increased Medtronic Plc (MDT) stake by 0.97% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans acquired 21,049 shares as Medtronic Plc (MDT)’s stock rose 5.51%. The Thrivent Financial For Lutherans holds 2.18M shares with $169.64 million value, up from 2.16M last quarter. Medtronic Plc now has $112.94B valuation. The stock increased 0.22% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $83.33. About 2.99 million shares traded. Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has risen 4.04% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.66% the S&P500.

Tcw Strategic Income Fund Inc’s Portfolio Manger Laird Landmann invested in 98,152 shares of the firm in a trade dated 09/03/2018. The shares were obtained at an avg. market stock price per share of $5.5, for an aggregate purchase of $539,818. At present, he has 324,834 shares or roughly 0.68% of Tcw Strategic Income Fund Inc’s market cap (share price times the number of shares outstanding). Published 09/03/2018, you can learn more about the purchase by accessing the following legal 4F filing here.

Among 28 analysts covering Medtronic (NYSE:MDT), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Medtronic had 81 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Wednesday, September 27. The firm has “Buy” rating by Needham given on Wednesday, November 23. The stock of Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, February 22. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, July 31. Northland Capital maintained Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) rating on Friday, April 21. Northland Capital has “Hold” rating and $80 target. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of MDT in report on Monday, February 5 with “Equal-Weight” rating. As per Tuesday, July 18, the company rating was maintained by Needham. The stock of Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, April 19. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, August 26. The stock of Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 23 by Northland Capital.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.12 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 73 investors sold MDT shares while 392 reduced holdings. 109 funds opened positions while 414 raised stakes. 1.07 billion shares or 1.07% more from 1.06 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 125,070 were reported by Ww Asset. Argent Tru holds 0.69% of its portfolio in Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) for 32,575 shares. Tower Rech Capital Lc (Trc) invested in 4,887 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Edge Wealth Mngmt Lc holds 0.3% or 12,816 shares in its portfolio. Ntv Asset Mngmt Ltd invested 0.26% of its portfolio in Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT). Sumitomo Life Insurance Company reported 55,029 shares or 0.55% of all its holdings. D E Shaw & reported 1.53M shares. Cheviot Value Lc, a California-based fund reported 66,552 shares. Moreover, Segall Bryant Hamill Ltd Liability has 0.12% invested in Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT). First Foundation owns 350,772 shares for 1.55% of their portfolio. Utah Retirement holds 0.44% or 251,558 shares in its portfolio. Riverhead Limited Liability Company invested in 0.03% or 8,700 shares. Hardman Johnston Glob Advisors Ltd reported 324,342 shares or 1.08% of all its holdings. Hartline Corp owns 22,654 shares or 0.53% of their US portfolio. Martin Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.15% in Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT).

Thrivent Financial For Lutherans decreased Fidelity National Financial stake by 2.50 million shares to 3.40M valued at $9.15M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc (ZMH) stake by 13,803 shares and now owns 625,265 shares. United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) was reduced too.

Since January 8, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $114,476 activity. 10,000 shares were bought by MCMILLAN PETER, worth $54,670 on Wednesday, February 21. $59,806 worth of TCW Strategic Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE:TSI) was bought by Kane Steve on Monday, January 8.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.42 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.67, from 0.75 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 3 investors sold TCW Strategic Income Fund, Inc. shares while 13 reduced holdings. 1 funds opened positions while 11 raised stakes. 7.71 million shares or 16.47% more from 6.62 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ameriprise Financial reported 100,373 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 6,000 were accumulated by Glenmede Trust Na. First Manhattan owns 25,938 shares. Benjamin F Edwards Co reported 89,685 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Moreover, Whittier Tru Comm Of Nevada has 0.01% invested in TCW Strategic Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE:TSI). Institute For Wealth Management Limited Liability Corp reported 245,375 shares. Thomas J Herzfeld, a Florida-based fund reported 22,000 shares. Monroe National Bank Mi accumulated 0.01% or 5,400 shares. First Foundation Advsrs holds 0.34% or 1.03M shares in its portfolio. Creative Planning accumulated 11,956 shares. Natl Planning invested 0.01% in TCW Strategic Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE:TSI). Moreover, Wells Fargo & Mn has 0% invested in TCW Strategic Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE:TSI) for 723,692 shares. Northside Ltd Liability Corp reported 1.51 million shares. Savings Bank Of America Corp De reported 48,398 shares. Mraz Amerine And Associate has invested 0.09% of its portfolio in TCW Strategic Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE:TSI).