Gruss & Co Has Lowered W P Carey (WPC) Stake; British Columbia Investment Management Has Upped Davita (DVA) Position

June 18, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

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Gruss & Co Inc decreased W P Carey Inc (WPC) stake by 9.05% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Gruss & Co Inc sold 5,000 shares as W P Carey Inc (WPC)’s stock rose 7.78%. The Gruss & Co Inc holds 50,277 shares with $3.12 million value, down from 55,277 last quarter. W P Carey Inc now has $7.00 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.52% or $1.69 during the last trading session, reaching $65.34. About 458,338 shares traded or 28.81% up from the average. W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) has risen 1.26% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.31% the S&P500. Some Historical WPC News: ; 24/04/2018 – New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Cross Country Healthcare, Tribune Media, W.P. Carey, Advanced Drainage, Ambac Financial; 04/05/2018 – WP CAREY 1Q AFFO/SHR $1.28, EST. $1.32; 15/03/2018 – WP CAREY INC – INCREASED ITS QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND TO $1.015 PER SHARE; 25/04/2018 – Eielson AFB: WPC executes milestone Air Force-Army integration exercise; 30/05/2018 – SABR PARTNERS WITH ALTA/KPH, LAUNCHES ALTA SABR FUND; 04/05/2018 – W. P. Carey 1Q Net $65.3M; 04/05/2018 – W. P. Carey Sees FY EPS $5.30-EPS $5.50; 15/03/2018 – W. P. CAREY BOOSTS QTRLY DIV TO $1.015/SHR; 19/03/2018 – W. P. Carey Inc. Appoints Robert J. Flanagan to Bd of Directors; 04/05/2018 – W. P. Carey Raises Dividend to $1.015

British Columbia Investment Management Corp increased Davita Inc (DVA) stake by 57.89% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. British Columbia Investment Management Corp acquired 20,242 shares as Davita Inc (DVA)’s stock declined 7.63%. The British Columbia Investment Management Corp holds 55,208 shares with $3.64M value, up from 34,966 last quarter. Davita Inc now has $12.79 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $73.31. About 759,072 shares traded. DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) has risen 2.44% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.13% the S&P500. Some Historical DVA News: ; 27/04/2018 – DaVita Continues to Improve Patient Care, Leads in Five-Star Quality Ratings; 16/05/2018 – DaVita Teammates Volunteer with Bridge of Life and the Syrian American Medical Society to Support Health Care Needs of Syrian Refugees in Jordan; 12/04/2018 – DaVita Certified as Freedom-Centered Workplace by WorldBlu; 11/05/2018 – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC PREVIOUSLY REPORTED 20.2 PCT STAKE IN DAVITA INC AS OF AUGUST 1, 2017; 13/03/2018 – DAVITA – CO CONTINUES TO EXPECT THAT PENDING DEAL WITH OPTUM WILL CLOSE IN 2018; 26/04/2018 – Global Dialysis Market 2018 Forecast to 2022 – Key Players are Fresenius Medical Care, DaVita, Baxter and B. Braun – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 24/04/2018 – DaVita and Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital Collaborate to Launch Technology Designed to Help Improve Transplant Rea; 24/04/2018 – DaVita and Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital Collaborate to Launch Technology Designed to Help Improve Transplant Readiness of Patients; 16/05/2018 – DaVita Teammates Volunteer with Bridge of Life and the Syrian American Medical Society to Support Health Care Needs of Syrian R; 23/04/2018 – DaVita Recognized as a LearningElite Company by Chief Learning Officer Magazine

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.4 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.01, from 1.41 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 35 investors sold WPC shares while 89 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 123 raised stakes. 50.15 million shares or 0.21% less from 50.26 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Verition Fund Management Ltd Liability Corporation reported 9,450 shares. Carnegie Cap Asset Management Ltd reported 0.04% of its portfolio in W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC). Willingdon Wealth Mgmt has invested 0.66% in W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC). Schwab Charles Investment holds 0.02% or 495,042 shares. Connecticut-based Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc has invested 0.01% in W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC). Regions Financial holds 0.01% or 7,335 shares. Raymond James & stated it has 0.01% in W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC). Kempen Cap Management Nv stated it has 0.19% of its portfolio in W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC). Df Dent Company accumulated 0.01% or 5,095 shares. Royal Natl Bank Of Canada reported 1.17M shares. Massmutual Tru Fsb Adv stated it has 0% of its portfolio in W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC). Finemark Natl Bankshares holds 0.06% or 15,161 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Bv holds 0.01% in W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) or 39,817 shares. Boston Family Office Limited reported 6,935 shares. Bb&T Securities Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0.14% of its portfolio in W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC).

Since March 12, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $334,181 activity. Another trade for 614 shares valued at $40,865 was made by Mahalingam Arjun on Tuesday, May 29. Another trade for 4,000 shares valued at $249,120 was bought by Niehaus Christopher. The insider Farrell Peter bought $125,926.

Among 8 analysts covering WP Carey & Co LLC (NYSE:WPC), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. WP Carey & Co LLC had 18 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, December 11, the company rating was downgraded by Evercore. Ladenburg maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, September 1 report. The rating was upgraded by Zacks on Wednesday, August 26 to “Hold”. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Thursday, June 14 by Wells Fargo. On Friday, June 16 the stock rating was maintained by Ladenburg Thalmann with “Hold”. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Wednesday, August 5 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Ladenburg with “Hold” on Friday, November 10. The firm has “Hold” rating by Evercore given on Tuesday, February 27. As per Friday, December 11, the company rating was downgraded by Citigroup. The firm has “Equal Weight” rating by Capital One given on Thursday, February 11.

More notable recent W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “WP Carey to merge with CPA:17 in deal valued at $6B” on June 18, 2018, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “WP Carey (WPC) Raises Quarterly Dividend 0.5% to $1.020; 6.1% Yield” published on June 14, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “A Peek Into The Markets: US Stock Futures Point To A Lower Open” on June 18, 2018. More interesting news about W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “WP Carey to expand Nippon Express logistics site in Netherlands” published on June 12, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “WP Carey: This 6.3%-Yielding REIT Remains A Strong Buy” with publication date: May 23, 2018.

Analysts await W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) to report earnings on August, 3. They expect $1.20 EPS, down 13.04% or $0.18 from last year’s $1.38 per share. WPC’s profit will be $128.63M for 13.61 P/E if the $1.20 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.28 actual EPS reported by W. P. Carey Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.25% negative EPS growth.

British Columbia Investment Management Corp decreased Splunk Inc (NASDAQ:SPLK) stake by 7,412 shares to 140,830 valued at $13.86M in 2018Q1. It also reduced Dowdupont Inc stake by 104,158 shares and now owns 965,785 shares. Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) was reduced too.

Since January 16, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $493,996 activity. ROPER WILLIAM L sold $102,677 worth of stock. Another trade for 338 shares valued at $22,393 was sold by BERG CHARLES. Arway Pamela M also sold $86,918 worth of DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) shares. HILGER JAMES K also sold $282,008 worth of DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) on Tuesday, January 16.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.9 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.16, from 0.74 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 35 investors sold DVA shares while 159 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 105 raised stakes. 145.68 million shares or 0.35% more from 145.16 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Bp Public Ltd Com owns 18,000 shares. Alliancebernstein Lp has 0.01% invested in DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA). Bridgecreek Mngmt Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.05% in DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA). Cipher Cap Ltd Partnership holds 0.21% or 25,848 shares in its portfolio. Mycio Wealth Prtn Ltd Com stated it has 0.09% of its portfolio in DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA). Sei Investments, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 51,855 shares. Tiverton Asset Mgmt Limited Co reported 2,021 shares. Australia-based Commonwealth Natl Bank Of has invested 0.02% in DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA). 19,075 were reported by Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability Company. 362,858 are held by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Wellington Gp Limited Liability Partnership, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 64,599 shares. Tarbox Family Office Inc holds 79 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Boston Llc holds 23,621 shares. Commerce State Bank holds 0% in DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) or 3,048 shares. Fmr invested in 2.56M shares or 0.02% of the stock.

More news for DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “DaVita’s Big Insurance Problem” on June 18, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within PPL, The Travelers Companies, Xilinx, United …” and published on June 12, 2018 is yet another important article.

Among 13 analysts covering DaVita (NYSE:DVA), 5 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. DaVita had 41 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. SunTrust maintained the shares of DVA in report on Wednesday, February 14 with “Hold” rating. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James on Tuesday, September 20 to “Outperform”. The firm has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Monday, November 13. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 28 by Raymond James. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, November 4. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of DVA in report on Monday, October 9 to “Underweight” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, January 4. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 11 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, August 6 with “Sector Perform”. Robert W. Baird downgraded DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) on Tuesday, December 13 to “Neutral” rating.

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