Northrock Partners Has Lowered Its Ameriprise Finl (AMP) Position; 6 Analysts Are Bullish HCP, Inc. (HCP) Last Week

May 16, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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Among 21 analysts covering HCP (NYSE:HCP), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. HCP had 78 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of HCP in report on Friday, September 15 with “Hold” rating. The stock of HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) has “Underweight” rating given on Thursday, March 10 by Barclays Capital. As per Thursday, March 8, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, August 7 with “Hold”. The stock of HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) earned “Sell” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, February 11. Bank of America upgraded the shares of HCP in report on Monday, April 3 to “Buy” rating. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, June 22 by Morgan Stanley. Barclays Capital downgraded the shares of HCP in report on Wednesday, January 6 to “Underweight” rating. As per Monday, July 24, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 25 report. See HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) latest ratings:

13/04/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $24.0000 Maintain
20/03/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $31 New Target: $27 Maintain
08/03/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
21/02/2018 Broker: UBS Old Rating: Sell New Rating: Sell Old Target: $25 New Target: $21 Maintain
15/02/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $24.0 Maintain
15/02/2018 Broker: Mizuho Rating: Buy New Target: $26.0 Maintain
14/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $27.0 Maintain
13/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $26.0 Maintain
15/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $25.0 Maintain
09/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $26.0 Maintain

Northrock Partners Llc decreased Ameriprise Finl Inc (AMP) stake by 32.17% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Northrock Partners Llc sold 25,674 shares as Ameriprise Finl Inc (AMP)’s stock declined 14.11%. The Northrock Partners Llc holds 54,145 shares with $9.18M value, down from 79,819 last quarter. Ameriprise Finl Inc now has $20.23 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.27% or $1.75 during the last trading session, reaching $139.91. About 962,905 shares traded. Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP) has risen 17.58% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.03% the S&P500.

Since February 13, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 sales for $306,739 activity. Another trade for 14,000 shares valued at $306,739 was bought by Young Kendall K.

More news for HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) were recently published by: Fool.com, which released: “Is HCP, Inc. (HCP) a Buy?” on May 04, 2018. Fool.com‘s article titled: “Better Buy: HCP, Inc. (HCP) vs. Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. (BKD)” and published on May 11, 2018 is yet another important article.

The stock decreased 0.17% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $23.33. About 3.11 million shares traded. HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) has declined 25.98% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.53% the S&P500.

HCP, Inc. is an independent hybrid real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $11.11 billion. The fund invests in real estate markets of the United States. It has a 26.51 P/E ratio. It primarily invests in properties serving the healthcare industry including sectors of healthcare such as senior housing, life science, medical office, hospital and skilled nursing.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.04, from 0.85 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 59 investors sold HCP, Inc. shares while 174 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 156 raised stakes. 401.93 million shares or 2.30% less from 411.39 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. City holds 0% or 165 shares. Tci Wealth invested in 44 shares. Wendell David Assocs accumulated 19,000 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Tru & Bk holds 0.04% in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) or 932,875 shares. Glg Prns L P holds 0.02% of its portfolio in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) for 17,221 shares. Utah Retirement Systems holds 0.07% or 125,895 shares. Kbc Grp Nv holds 51,151 shares. Wealthfront, California-based fund reported 48,037 shares. Security Cap Research Mngmt Inc owns 7.62% invested in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) for 9.37 million shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust, Japan-based fund reported 1.68M shares. Retail Bank holds 0.09% or 31,120 shares in its portfolio. Point72 Asset Ltd Partnership invested in 512,000 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 316,165 shares or 0.2% of its portfolio. Bennicas And Assoc holds 0.56% of its portfolio in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) for 24,574 shares. Bartlett Limited Liability has 267 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

More notable recent Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Australia’s banks face year of reckoning as inquiry shreds trust” on May 16, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Ameriprise Financial’s (AMP) CEO Jim Cracchiolo on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on April 24, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “Australia’s AMP at risk of hemorrhaging wealth clients: Macquarie” on May 11, 2018. More interesting news about Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “More heads roll at Australia’s AMP as shareholders demand renewal” published on May 08, 2018 as well as Gurufocus.com‘s news article titled: “Ameriprise Financial Inc (AMP) Chairman and CEO James M Cracchiolo Bought $1 million of Shares” with publication date: May 11, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.16, from 0.97 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 29 investors sold AMP shares while 218 reduced holdings. 81 funds opened positions while 199 raised stakes. 115.74 million shares or 0.30% less from 116.09 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Todd Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 1.21% of its portfolio in Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP) for 263,508 shares. Hennessy Advsr Incorporated invested in 0.09% or 16,600 shares. Dnb Asset As reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP). 4,506 are owned by Oppenheimer Asset Management. Financial Counselors Incorporated holds 0.86% or 110,360 shares. Coldstream Cap Mgmt Inc accumulated 19,420 shares. Calamos stated it has 1,380 shares. Greenleaf Trust holds 63 shares. Nicholas Inv LP has 0.69% invested in Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP) for 61,748 shares. Cambridge Inv Rech Advsr Inc reported 3,452 shares. Us Bank De invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP). Copeland Cap Management Limited Liability owns 90,897 shares or 0.98% of their US portfolio. Weaver C Barksdale Inc holds 1.64% or 9,229 shares in its portfolio. Manchester Capital Ltd has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP). Tiverton Asset Mgmt Limited holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP) for 1,644 shares.

Among 15 analysts covering Ameriprise Financial (NYSE:AMP), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Ameriprise Financial had 54 analyst reports since September 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Thursday, October 22 report. On Wednesday, January 13 the stock rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to “Market Perform”. As per Friday, June 23, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, April 24 by SunTrust. On Thursday, January 18 the stock rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Hold”. The stock of Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, October 12 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, December 19 by Suntrust Robinson. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Friday, August 11 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 26 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, July 27 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Analysts await Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP) to report earnings on July, 24. They expect $3.54 EPS, up 26.43% or $0.74 from last year’s $2.8 per share. AMP’s profit will be $511.93M for 9.88 P/E if the $3.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.70 actual EPS reported by Ameriprise Financial, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.32% negative EPS growth.

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