Piermont Capital Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of MTS Systems Co. (NASDAQ:MTSC) during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 29,080 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,592,000.
Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of MTSC. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of MTS Systems during the 2nd quarter worth about $219,000. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd bought a new position in shares of MTS Systems during the 2nd quarter worth about $232,000. Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC bought a new position in shares of MTS Systems during the 3rd quarter worth about $259,000. SG Americas Securities LLC increased its holdings in shares of MTS Systems by 164.8% during the 2nd quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 7,238 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $381,000 after purchasing an additional 4,505 shares during the period. Finally, Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new position in shares of MTS Systems during the 3rd quarter worth about $387,000. Institutional investors own 97.97% of the company’s stock.
A number of analysts recently weighed in on MTSC shares. B. Riley set a $70.00 target price on shares of MTS Systems and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, August 5th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of MTS Systems from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 10th. ValuEngine raised shares of MTS Systems from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 23rd. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of MTS Systems from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 11th.
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About MTS Systems
MTS Systems Corporation supplies test systems and sensors in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. The company's Test segment offers road simulators and component test systems for durability testing; vehicle performance test systems; vehicle dynamics simulators; electrical motors and energy recovery systems; tire performance and rolling resistance measurement systems; and moving ground-plane systems and balances.
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