Mutual of America Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) by 16.9% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 21,606 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,130 shares during the quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Motorola Solutions were worth $1,952,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the business. Savant Capital LLC acquired a new position in Motorola Solutions in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $218,000. Weatherly Asset Management L. P. acquired a new position in Motorola Solutions in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $210,000. MAI Capital Management acquired a new position in Motorola Solutions in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $202,000. Twin Capital Management Inc. acquired a new position in Motorola Solutions in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $1,561,000. Finally, TIAA FSB lifted its stake in Motorola Solutions by 7.0% in the fourth quarter. TIAA FSB now owns 26,134 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $2,361,000 after buying an additional 1,703 shares during the period. 87.13% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

In related news, Chairman Gregory Q. Brown sold 52,521 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $90.96, for a total transaction of $4,777,310.16. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, EVP Eduardo F. Conrado sold 75,830 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $93.12, for a total value of $7,061,289.60. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 51,346 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,781,339.52. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 1,300,818 shares of company stock valued at $47,375,457 in the last quarter. 2.50% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on MSI. Zacks Investment Research lowered Motorola Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, January 8th. ValuEngine lowered Motorola Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. Citigroup upped their target price on Motorola Solutions from $112.00 to $120.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, February 5th. Deutsche Bank raised Motorola Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $78.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, January 12th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. began coverage on Motorola Solutions in a research report on Friday, February 9th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $115.00 target price on the stock. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Motorola Solutions currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $103.27.

Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) opened at $101.94 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.35, a quick ratio of 1.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.56. Motorola Solutions Inc has a 12-month low of $77.92 and a 12-month high of $107.78. The firm has a market capitalization of $16,510.00, a P/E ratio of -95.27, a PEG ratio of 1.96 and a beta of 0.40.

Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The communications equipment provider reported $2.10 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.04 by $0.06. Motorola Solutions had a negative return on equity of 75.81% and a negative net margin of 2.43%. The company had revenue of $1.96 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.94 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $2.03 earnings per share. Motorola Solutions’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts predict that Motorola Solutions Inc will post 6.31 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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About Motorola Solutions

Motorola Solutions, Inc is a provider of communication infrastructure, devices, accessories, software and services. The Company operates through two segments: Products and Services. The Company’s Products segment offers a portfolio of infrastructure, devices, accessories and software. The Products segment has two product lines: Devices and Systems.

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

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