Guardian Capital LP Has Boosted Holding in Medical Pptys Trust (MPW) as Valuation Rose; Blue Bell Private Wealth Management Lowered Stake in Royce Value Trust (RVT) as Stock Value Rose

June 14, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

Blue Bell Private Wealth Management Llc decreased its stake in Royce Value Trust (RVT) by 21.35% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Blue Bell Private Wealth Management Llc sold 74,149 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.06% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 273,225 shares of the company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $4.25 million, down from 347,374 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Blue Bell Private Wealth Management Llc who had been investing in Royce Value Trust for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.35 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.61% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $16.21. About 187,734 shares traded. Royce Value Trust Inc. (NYSE:RVT) has risen 12.63% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.06% the S&P500.

Guardian Capital Lp increased its stake in Medical Pptys Trust Inc (MPW) by 18.56% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Guardian Capital Lp bought 104,748 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.89% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 669,247 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $8.70M, up from 564,499 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Guardian Capital Lp who had been investing in Medical Pptys Trust Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.97 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.52% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $13.62. About 2.00 million shares traded. Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) has risen 3.42% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.15% the S&P500. Some Historical MPW News: 03/05/2018 – Medical Properties Trust Sees FY18 Normalized FFO/Shr $1.42-$1.46; 01/05/2018 – Mohawk Medical Properties REIT Sells to Invesque Inc. for C$177M and Announces Approval and Closing of Arrangement; 03/05/2018 – Medical Properties Trust Sees FY18 EPS $1-EPS $1.04; 30/05/2018 – MEDICAL PROPERTIES TO SELL EQUITY INVESTMENT IN ERNEST HEALTH; 01/05/2018 – Invesque Inc. Closes on Previously Announced Acquisition of Toronto Based Mohawk Medical Properties REIT; 03/05/2018 – Medical Properties Trust 1Q EPS 25c; 30/05/2018 – MEDICAL PROPERTIES TRUST, TO SELL EQUITY INVESTMENT IN ERNEST; 03/05/2018 – MEDICAL PROPERTIES TRUST INC – QTRLY NORMALIZED FUNDS FROM OPERATIONS ON A PER DILUTED SHARE BASIS OF $0.36; 24/05/2018 – Medical Properties Trust Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.25 Per Share; 30/05/2018 – MEDICAL PROPERTIES TRUST INC – TRANSACTION TO GENERATE PROCEEDS TO MPT OF $175 MLN FOR AN APPROXIMATE 13% UNLEVERED IRR ON 2012 INVESTMENT OF $96 MLN

More news for Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Healthcare REIT Medical Properties Trust With 7.5% Dividend Yield Added To My 92 Stock Portfolio” on May 30, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Medical Properties Trust: The Debt Is Heavy, But The Profits Are Sound” and published on May 27, 2018 is yet another important article.

Among 14 analysts covering Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Medical Properties Trust had 36 analyst reports since September 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan upgraded Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) on Friday, December 15 to “Neutral” rating. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) on Monday, October 16 with “Hold” rating. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, September 15 report. Jefferies upgraded Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) rating on Friday, April 7. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $15 target. The rating was initiated by Suntrust Robinson with “Buy” on Tuesday, May 24. On Monday, August 14 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, November 2 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of MPW in report on Monday, November 9 with “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, July 22. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Underperform” rating in Thursday, May 31 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.13, from 1.23 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 26 investors sold MPW shares while 107 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 275.73 million shares or 3.61% less from 286.05 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Public Employees Retirement Of Ohio holds 160,477 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. 500 are held by Ftb Advsr. Advantus Cap Incorporated has 0.01% invested in Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW). Brown Brothers Harriman holds 127 shares. 10,799 are held by Gru One Trading Limited Partnership. Liberty Mutual Gp Asset Mgmt owns 71,721 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Cap Mngmt Lc stated it has 882,129 shares. Tower Research Capital Ltd Llc (Trc) holds 34,647 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Principal Fincl Incorporated holds 11.63 million shares. Mcf Advisors Limited Liability owns 1,735 shares. Peoples Financial Ser Corp owns 0% invested in Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) for 188 shares. Guardian LP accumulated 669,247 shares or 0.15% of the stock. Capital Impact Advisors Limited Company invested in 116,404 shares. Enterprise Finance reported 0% stake. Texas Yale has 0.09% invested in Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) for 79,950 shares.

Since February 14, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $7.53 million activity.

Guardian Capital Lp, which manages about $5.79B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in National Grid Plc by 23,348 shares to 140,076 shares, valued at $7.90 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in D R Horton Inc (NYSE:DHI) by 52,929 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 8,090 shares, and cut its stake in Sanofi (NYSE:SNY).

More news for Royce Value Trust Inc. (NYSE:RVT) were recently published by: Prnewswire.com, which released: “Royce Value Trust, Inc. Announces Terms for Its Common Stock Rights Offering” on May 18, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s article titled: “Royce Value Trust, Inc. (NYSE-RVT) declares Second Quarter Common Stock Distribution of $0.30 Per Share” and published on June 01, 2018 is yet another important article.

Blue Bell Private Wealth Management Llc, which manages about $245.45 million and $227.87 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Powershares S&P500 Equal Weigh (RSP) by 3,279 shares to 82,449 shares, valued at $8.20M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in General American Investors (NYSE:GAM) by 43,090 shares in the quarter, for a total of 692,681 shares, and has risen its stake in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.3 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.58, from 1.88 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 8 investors sold RVT shares while 35 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 35 raised stakes. 17.95 million shares or 1.62% less from 18.24 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Rivernorth Capital Mgmt Ltd has invested 0.09% in Royce Value Trust Inc. (NYSE:RVT). Gradient Investments owns 144 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Fort Washington Inv Advisors Oh holds 29,447 shares. Citigroup invested in 66,812 shares or 0% of the stock. Douglass Winthrop Advisors accumulated 10,000 shares. Fifth Third Bank owns 4,930 shares. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 41,172 shares. Royal Savings Bank Of Canada holds 361,329 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 791 were accumulated by Cwm Llc. Millennium Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 26,020 shares. Rothschild Investment Il holds 188,292 shares. 42,317 were reported by 1607 Cap. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Communication holds 0.01% or 133,921 shares. Raymond James Fin reported 986,448 shares. Benjamin F Edwards &, Missouri-based fund reported 68,713 shares.

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