As Best Buy (BBY) Market Valuation Rose, Strategic Global Advisors Has Lifted Position; As Epr Pptys (EPR) Share Price Declined, Holder Winslow Evans & Crocker Lowered Its Stake by $23.56 Million

May 18, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc decreased its stake in Epr Pptys (EPR) by 8.82% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc sold 360 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.15% with the market. The institutional investor held 3,722 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $243.58 million, down from 4,082 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc who had been investing in Epr Pptys for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.32 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.55% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $58.07. About 410,662 shares traded. EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) has declined 24.90% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.45% the S&P500.

Strategic Global Advisors Llc increased its stake in Best Buy Inc (BBY) by 18.7% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Strategic Global Advisors Llc bought 4,661 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.94% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 29,582 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.03M, up from 24,921 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Strategic Global Advisors Llc who had been investing in Best Buy Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $22.21 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.34% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $78.78. About 2.51 million shares traded. Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) has risen 46.62% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 35.07% the S&P500.

Strategic Global Advisors Llc, which manages about $714.87M and $308.15M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cisco Sys Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) by 14,050 shares to 95,906 shares, valued at $3.67M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Disney Walt Co (NYSE:DIS) by 6,465 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 10,722 shares, and cut its stake in Worthington Inds Inc (NYSE:WOR).

More news for Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Best Buy’s Resilience Absolutely Incredible” on April 19, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s article titled: “Amazon, Best Buy Find ‘Mutually Beneficial Opportunities’ In TV Partnership” and published on April 19, 2018 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.86 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.10, from 0.76 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 34 investors sold BBY shares while 198 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 124 raised stakes. 233.61 million shares or 5.15% less from 246.28 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Brandywine Glob Inv Mgmt Ltd invested 0.15% in Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY). Dana Investment Advisors owns 168,293 shares. Creative Planning reported 0.02% in Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY). Oakworth Cap stated it has 0% in Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY). Hennessy Advsrs Incorporated stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY). Raymond James Financial Advisors invested 0.01% in Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY). 101,770 were accumulated by Ftb Advisors. 485,763 are held by Alyeska Grp Ltd Partnership. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys reported 15,400 shares. Biltmore Wealth Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 12,962 shares or 0.8% of the stock. Cibc World has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY). Shell Asset Management Communication reported 18,443 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. 297,710 are held by Victory Management Incorporated. Lombard Odier Asset (Europe) Ltd has invested 0.01% in Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY). The Minnesota-based Walleye Trading has invested 0.02% in Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY).

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 30 selling transactions for $53.96 million activity. 2,901 shares valued at $201,428 were sold by Scarlett Kathleen on Thursday, March 15. MOHAN RAJENDRA M had sold 1,736 shares worth $125,768. On Thursday, March 15 the insider Barry Corie S sold $438,059. $251,753 worth of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) was sold by Ballard Shari L on Monday, March 12. Watson Mathew sold $16,301 worth of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) on Monday, March 12. 200,000 shares were sold by SCHULZE RICHARD M, worth $12.83 million.

Among 30 analysts covering Best Buy Co (NYSE:BBY), 10 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Best Buy Co has $87 highest and $20.50 lowest target. $59.57’s average target is -24.38% below currents $78.78 stock price. Best Buy Co had 106 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Ladenburg Thalmann reinitiated Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) on Wednesday, August 17 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, February 26 by Wedbush. The rating was maintained by Loop Capital Markets with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 16. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Wedbush given on Friday, November 18. The rating was upgraded by Loop Capital to “Hold” on Monday, May 15. The stock has “Buy” rating by Loop Capital on Wednesday, April 5. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Thursday, September 14. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, July 4. The rating was maintained by UBS on Friday, November 20 with “Neutral”. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Thursday, January 25.

More notable recent EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “7 Stocks Paying Monthly Dividends That You Should Consider Buying” on May 11, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “EPR Properties: Another Tenant Issue” published on April 25, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “EPR Properties Reports First Quarter 2018 Results” on May 08, 2018. More interesting news about EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “EPR Properties 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” published on May 10, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “EPR Properties: Surprises Can Be Good” with publication date: May 10, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.17, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 39 investors sold EPR shares while 93 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 97 raised stakes. 63.21 million shares or 0.35% less from 63.43 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Wells Fargo Mn holds 0.01% or 640,287 shares in its portfolio. Keybank National Association Oh holds 16,876 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Weaver C Barksdale And owns 45 shares. Atwood Palmer Inc invested 0% of its portfolio in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). Da Davidson And owns 7,186 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Cadence Ltd Liability holds 3,677 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Natl Bank Of America De holds 1.44M shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Sigma Planning holds 0.03% of its portfolio in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) for 6,843 shares. Nomura Asset Mngmt Limited, a Japan-based fund reported 36,950 shares. 7.72 million were accumulated by Blackrock. 11.61M are owned by Vanguard Gru Inc. 4,441 are owned by M&T National Bank & Trust Corporation. Advantus holds 0.07% or 41,261 shares in its portfolio. Pnc Fin Svcs Gru has 6,421 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 22,442 are owned by Proshare Advisors Lc.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $1.47 million activity. Shares for $840,461 were sold by Evans Craig L. on Wednesday, January 10.

Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc, which manages about $600.60M and $311.16 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in First Tr Exchange Traded Fd (FV) by 784 shares to 1,284 shares, valued at $35.35M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Jd Com Inc (NASDAQ:JD) by 1,036 shares in the quarter, for a total of 2,202 shares, and has risen its stake in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ALNY).

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