KAMES CAPITAL plc decreased its holdings in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) by 24.8% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 88,004 shares of the computer hardware maker’s stock after selling 28,983 shares during the period. KAMES CAPITAL plc’s holdings in NVIDIA were worth $17,031,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of NVIDIA by 7.1% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 40,257,187 shares of the computer hardware maker’s stock valued at $5,819,579,000 after purchasing an additional 2,676,976 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its stake in shares of NVIDIA by 19.3% in the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 4,758,793 shares of the computer hardware maker’s stock valued at $687,931,000 after purchasing an additional 768,200 shares during the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC increased its stake in shares of NVIDIA by 5,424.4% in the 2nd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 4,096,888 shares of the computer hardware maker’s stock valued at $592,244,000 after purchasing an additional 4,022,728 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of NVIDIA by 1.2% in the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 4,052,628 shares of the computer hardware maker’s stock valued at $585,894,000 after purchasing an additional 46,686 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Legal & General Group Plc boosted its holdings in shares of NVIDIA by 2.8% during the 3rd quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 2,867,090 shares of the computer hardware maker’s stock valued at $512,549,000 after acquiring an additional 78,943 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 63.41% of the company’s stock.

In other news, Director Dawn E. Hudson sold 3,052 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $214.39, for a total value of $654,318.28. Following the transaction, the director now owns 28,816 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,177,862.24. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, CFO Colette Kress sold 171 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $185.57, for a total value of $31,732.47. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 19,858 shares of company stock valued at $4,227,384 over the last three months. Corporate insiders own 5.82% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and set a $270.00 price objective on shares of NVIDIA in a report on Monday, January 8th. BidaskClub raised NVIDIA from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Thursday. Citigroup reissued a “buy” rating and set a $210.00 price objective (up previously from $185.00) on shares of NVIDIA in a report on Friday, September 29th. Sanford C. Bernstein reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of NVIDIA in a report on Saturday, September 23rd. Finally, SunTrust Banks reissued a “buy” rating and set a $200.00 price objective (up previously from $181.00) on shares of NVIDIA in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating, twenty-three have given a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $192.04.

Shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ NVDA) opened at $222.98 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31, a quick ratio of 7.42 and a current ratio of 8.26. The company has a market capitalization of $134,990.00, a P/E ratio of 55.75, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 5.22 and a beta of 1.18. NVIDIA Corporation has a twelve month low of $95.17 and a twelve month high of $226.27.

NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The computer hardware maker reported $1.33 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.94 by $0.39. The firm had revenue of $2.64 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.36 billion. NVIDIA had a return on equity of 42.71% and a net margin of 28.78%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 31.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.94 EPS. sell-side analysts predict that NVIDIA Corporation will post 4.19 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 24th were issued a dividend of $0.15 per share. This is a positive change from NVIDIA’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.14. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.27%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, November 22nd. NVIDIA’s payout ratio is currently 15.00%.

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NVIDIA Profile

Nvidia Corporation focuses on personal computer (PC) graphics, graphics processing unit (GPU) and also on artificial intelligence (AI). The Company’s operates through two segments: GPU and Tegra Processor. The Company’s GPU product brands are aimed at specialized markets, including GeForce for gamers; Quadro for designers; Tesla and DGX for AI data scientists and big data researchers; and GRID for cloud-based visual computing users.

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