Published: Tue, March 13, 2018
Finance | By Claude Patterson

First Industrial Realty Trust (FR) - Analysts' Recent Ratings Changes


The stock increased 2.89% or $2.45 during the last trading session, reaching $87.21. About 947,807 shares traded. Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN) has risen 17.77% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 33.32% the S&P500.

Ing Groep Nv increased its stake in Yum Brands Inc (YUM) by 719.4% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Deep diving into the technical levels for Arbor Realty Trust (ABR), we note that the equity now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 193.66.

In other First Industrial Realty Trust news, CIO Johannson L. Yap sold 6,600 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 28th. About 1.11 million shares traded. Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALO) has risen 44.89% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending.

Among 29 analysts covering BP (NYSE:BP), 20 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 12% are positive. BP had 58 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Finally, Barclays reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $75.00 target price on shares of Vornado Realty Trust in a research report on Wednesday, January 31st. On Tuesday, January 12 the stock rating was upgraded by Jefferies to "Buy". (NYSE:GPS) on Friday, November 17 with "Neutral" rating. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, May 16 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Mattel, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) rating on Friday, August 19. TheStreet upgraded shares of Vornado Realty Trust from a "c+" rating to a "b-" rating in a research note on Monday, December 18th. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, August 11 with "Hold". The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Monday, February 26 by Jefferies.

Analysts await JPMorgan Chase & Co. For example, an established blue chip company in a mature industry with stable earnings will most likely have a much lower beta compared to a start up Biotechnology Company. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.64 EPS. After $0.74 actual EPS reported by Vulcan Materials Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -39.19% negative EPS growth. Alcoa Corp (Call) was raised too. This is an increase from QTS Realty Trust's previous quarterly dividend of $0.39. Its up 0.22, from 0.77 in 2017Q2. 125 funds opened positions while 635 raised stakes. 115.33 million shares or 2.76% more from 112.23 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Asset Management Incorporated holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR). Ny State Common Retirement Fund reported 450,685 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,456,239 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $188,837,000 after purchasing an additional 55,423 shares during the last quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board invested in 0.04% or 281,999 shares. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company grew its position in QTS Realty Trust by 4.2% during the 4th quarter. Delta Asset Management Ltd Com Tn holds 0% or 75 shares. Tributary Mgmt Ltd Llc holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Infinera Corporation (NASDAQ:INFN) for 72,500 shares.

In other news, SVP Christopher Kenney sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 9th. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Voya Invest Management invested in 135,295 shares or 0.02% of the stock. (NASDAQ:MAT). Rhumbline Advisers has 630,310 shares. Cbre Clarion Securities Ltd Liability Company, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 227,708 shares. (NASDAQ:RKDA) to report earnings on March, 14. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for QTS Realty Trust's Q1 2018 earnings at $0.60 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.61 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.67 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.75 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $2.64 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at $0.66 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $0.70 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $0.75 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $0.77 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $2.87 EPS. VMC's profit will be $59.62 million for 67.33 P/E if the $0.45 EPS becomes a reality. Digital Realty Trust, Inc.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.06, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. Massachusetts-based Boston Private Wealth Limited Com has invested 0.05% in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. Amica Mutual invested in 3,161 shares or 0.04% of the stock.

On 3/2/2018 Brian Warren, SVP, sold 1,242 with an average share price of $91.62 per share and the total transaction amounting to $113,792.04. Swiss Bancshares owns 443,722 shares or 0.06% of their U.S. portfolio. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,686,488 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $91,340,000 after acquiring an additional 1,041,223 shares during the period. Hm Payson And Company holds 494,604 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has 0.04% invested in Digital Realty Trust, Inc.

Shares of QTS Realty Trust (NYSE QTS) opened at $34.25 on Thursday. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 310,298 shares. After a recent check, the 14-day RSIfor Arbor Realty Trust (ABR) is now at 74.45, the 7-day stands at 85.13, and the 3-day is sitting at 96.14. (NYSE:DCT). Green Street Investors Llc has invested 3.47% in DCT Industrial Trust Inc. Mutual Of America Cap Lc holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 61% are positive. Digital Realty Trust had 84 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stephens maintained Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) rating on Wednesday, January 3. Over the past twelve months, Education Realty Trust, Inc. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded the shares of QTS in report on Friday, October 2 to "Hold" rating. JP Morgan initiated the shares of QTS in report on Tuesday, December 22 with "Overweight" rating. The company was upgraded on Monday, July 10 by Evercore. The stock of Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, March 6 by SunTrust. On Tuesday, October 10 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with "Neutral". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Sunday, June 4 by Oppenheimer. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Thursday, August 25 by BTIG Research. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $130.0 target in Thursday, August 24 report.

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