According to a recent Form 13F filing submitted to the SEC, Retirement Systems of Alabama disclosed a noteworthy new position in Novanta Inc. (NASDAQ: NOVT) stock. Here’s what you need to know about Novanta Inc., as well as Retirement Systems of Alabama’s position in shares of NOVT stock:
Retirement Systems of Alabama
The Retirement Systems of Alabama inlcudes the Teachers Retirement System, Employees Retirement System, Judicial Retirement Fund, and other pension and benefit funds in Alabama, with over $21 billion in managed 13F securities. The Retirement Systems of Alabama serves the interests of its members by preserving the excellent benefits and soundness of the systems at the least expense to the state of Alabama and all Alabama taxpayers. You can learn more about Retirement Systems of Alabama on their website here.
Retirement Systems of Alabama’s New Position in NOVT Stock
According to the most recent 13F filing from Retirement Systems of Alabama, the institutional investment manager added a meaningful position in Novanta Inc. (NASDAQ: NOVT), with 46,664 shares, which represents approximately 0.1307% of the 35,690,200 total NOVT shares outstanding. Based on NOVT’s last closing price of $160.9 per share, Retirement Systems of Alabama’s stake in NOVT is worth approximately $7,508,237.60, assuming no change in the position size. If you’re not very familiar with Novanta Inc., learn more below.
Novanta Inc. (NASDAQ: NOVT)
Novanta Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, and sells photonics, vision, and precision motion components and sub-systems to original equipment manufacturers in the medical and industrial markets worldwide. The company’s Photonics segment offers photonics-based solutions, including laser scanning and beam delivery, CO2 laser, solid state laser, ultrafast laser, and optical light engine products serving photonics-based applications for industrial processing, metrology, medical and life science imaging, DNA sequencing, and medical laser procedures. It’s Vision segment provides a range of medical grade technologies, including medical insufflators, pumps, and related disposables; visualization solutions; wireless technologies, video recorders, and video integration technologies for operating room integrations; optical data collection and machine vision technologies; radio frequency identification technologies; thermal chart recorders; spectrometry technologies; and embedded touch screen solutions. In addition, its Precision Motion segment offers optical and inductive encoders, precision motors, servo drives and motion control solutions, integrated stepper motors, intelligent robotic end-of-arm technology solutions, air bearings, and air bearing spindles. The company sells its products through its direct sales force, resellers, distributors, and system integrators under the Cambridge Technology, Synrad, Laser Quantum, ARGES, WOM, NDS, NDSsi, Med X Change, Reach Technology, JADAK, ThingMagic, Photo Research, Celera Motion, MicroE, Zettlex, Applimotion, Ingenia, and Westwind brands. The company was formerly known as GSI Group, Inc. and changed its name to Novanta Inc. in May 2016. Novanta Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts.
Be sure to check out more recent 13F filings here to stay up to date on the latest disclosures from institutional investment managers like Retirement Systems of Alabama. Also be sure to check out more recent 13F filing analysis news here.