Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Bovie Medical Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:BVX) by 36.2% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 109,950 shares of the medical device company’s stock after buying an additional 29,200 shares during the quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. owned 0.36% of Bovie Medical worth $372,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC boosted its stake in shares of Bovie Medical by 23.5% during the 2nd quarter. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC now owns 42,941 shares of the medical device company’s stock valued at $106,000 after buying an additional 8,182 shares during the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp lifted its stake in Bovie Medical by 1.9% during the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 80,699 shares of the medical device company’s stock worth $199,000 after purchasing an additional 1,534 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Cowen Prime Services LLC lifted its stake in Bovie Medical by 205.3% during the second quarter. Cowen Prime Services LLC now owns 249,640 shares of the medical device company’s stock worth $617,000 after purchasing an additional 167,862 shares during the last quarter.

Several brokerages recently issued reports on BVX. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Bovie Medical from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 16th. ValuEngine cut Bovie Medical from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, November 6th.

Shares of Bovie Medical Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:BVX) traded down $0.02 on Friday, reaching $2.85. The company had a trading volume of 74,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 113,723. Bovie Medical Co. has a 52-week low of $1.87 and a 52-week high of $4.29.

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About Bovie Medical

Bovie Medical Corporation (Bovie) is an energy-based medical device company. The Company is engaged in the design, development and manufacturing of electrosurgical equipment by producing equipment for medical device manufacturers through original equipment manufacturing (OEM) agreements, as well as start-up companies.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Bovie Medical (NYSEAMERICAN:BVX)

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