First New York Securities LLC NY boosted its stake in shares of Sientra Inc. (NASDAQ:SIEN) by 411.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 15,343 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 12,343 shares during the period. First New York Securities LLC NY’s holdings in Sientra were worth $101,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Several other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Geode Capital Management LLC increased its position in Sientra by 67.5% in the first quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 71,919 shares of the company’s stock worth $491,000 after buying an additional 28,980 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp increased its position in Sientra by 23.9% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 82,717 shares of the company’s stock worth $563,000 after buying an additional 15,954 shares during the last quarter. Finally, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC bought a new position in Sientra during the first quarter worth about $253,000. 68.85% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Sientra Inc. (NASDAQ:SIEN) traded up 3.69% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $8.70. 84,712 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock’s market capitalization is $157.77 million. Sientra Inc. has a 1-year low of $2.78 and a 1-year high of $10.61. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $8.16 and its 200-day moving average price is $7.28.
Sientra (NASDAQ:SIEN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 9th. The company reported ($0.56) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.51) by $0.05. Sientra had a negative return on equity of 36.16% and a negative net margin of 297.09%. The business earned $6.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.80 million. On average, equities analysts forecast that Sientra Inc. will post ($2.31) EPS for the current year.
A number of research firms recently issued reports on SIEN. William Blair reissued a “market perform” rating on shares of Sientra in a research note on Wednesday, August 10th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Sientra from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 7th.
Sientra, Inc is a medical aesthetics company. The Company’s primary products are silicone gel breast implants for use in breast augmentation and breast reconstruction procedures, which it offers in over 190 variations of shapes, sizes and textures. The Company sells its breast implants and breast tissue expanders, or breast products to plastic surgeons.
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