Morgan Stanley Believes Seagate Tech (NASDAQ: STX) Won’t Stop Here

Morgan Stanley analyst Kathryn Huberty maintained a Buy rating on Seagate Tech (STXResearch Report) today and set a price target of $86.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $74.92, close to its 52-week high of $77.07.

According to, Huberty is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 13.9% and a 62.2% success rate. Huberty covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as International Business Machines, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and Dell Technologies.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Seagate Tech is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $73.20, which is a 0.8% upside from current levels. In a report issued on February 17, Craig-Hallum also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $90.00 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $77.07 and a one-year low of $39.02. Currently, Seagate Tech has an average volume of 3.43M.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 161 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of STX in relation to earlier this year.

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Seagate Technology Plc engages in the development, production, and distribution of data storage products and electronic data storage solutions. Its products include hard disk drives, solid state hybrid drives, solid state drives, peripheral component interconnect express cards, serial advanced technology attachment controllers, storage subsystems and computing solutions. It offers its products under the Backup Plus and Expansion product lines, and Maxtor and LaCie brands. The company was founded by Finis Conner, Syed Iftikar, Doug Mahon, David Thomas Mitchell, and Alan F. Shugart in 1978 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.