Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado boosted its stake in shares of FEI Co. (NASDAQ:FEIC) by 0.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 109,927 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 944 shares during the period. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado owned about 0.27% of FEI worth $11,749,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY increased its stake in shares of FEI by 2.6% in the first quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 65,017 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,787,000 after buying an additional 1,618 shares during the last quarter. Springbok Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of FEI during the first quarter valued at $131,000. Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC increased its stake in shares of FEI by 1.0% in the first quarter. Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC now owns 536,186 shares of the company’s stock valued at $47,726,000 after buying an additional 5,427 shares during the last quarter. Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA increased its stake in shares of FEI by 3.8% in the first quarter. Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA now owns 135,422 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,054,000 after buying an additional 5,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Wellington Management Group LLP increased its stake in shares of FEI by 19.0% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 2,324,171 shares of the company’s stock valued at $206,874,000 after buying an additional 370,365 shares during the last quarter. 97.73% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for FEI (NASDAQ:FEIC)

Shares of FEI Co. (NASDAQ:FEIC) remained flat at $106.89 during mid-day trading on Friday. FEI Co. has a 12 month low of $64.93 and a 12 month high of $108.35. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $106.65 and its 200 day moving average price is $98.82.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of FEI from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 13th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $107.00.

In other FEI news, VP Anthony L. Trunzo sold 35,104 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $106.61, for a total transaction of $3,742,437.44. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 24,994 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,664,610.34. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Company insiders own 0.98% of the company’s stock.

About FEI

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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