Amica Retiree Medical Trust Boosted Ventas (VTR) Stake By $424,340; Valley National Bancorp Has 1.12 Sentiment

June 14, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

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Valley National Bancorp (VLY) investors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in 2018 Q1. It’s down -0.18, from 1.3 in 2017Q4. The ratio turned negative, as 109 funds started new and increased equity positions, while 97 sold and trimmed stakes in Valley National Bancorp. The funds in our database now possess: 178.23 million shares, up from 165.19 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of funds holding Valley National Bancorp in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 33 Reduced: 64 Increased: 80 New Position: 29.

Amica Retiree Medical Trust increased Ventas Inc (VTR) stake by 429.56% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Amica Retiree Medical Trust acquired 8,660 shares as Ventas Inc (VTR)’s stock rose 5.70%. The Amica Retiree Medical Trust holds 10,676 shares with $529,000 value, up from 2,016 last quarter. Ventas Inc now has $19.59 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.16% or $1.155 during the last trading session, reaching $54.595. About 1.05M shares traded. Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) has declined 20.26% since June 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.83% the S&P500. Some Historical VTR News: ; 27/04/2018 – Ventas in Pact to Combine, Extends Leases With Brookdale Senior Living; 24/05/2018 – Moody’s Affirms Ventas’ Ratings; Outlook Stable; 27/04/2018 – Ventas in Pact to Combine, Extends Leases With Brookdale Senior Living Through 2025; 16/05/2018 – Ventas Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.79 Per Share; 16/05/2018 – Ventas Shareholderd Vote to Elect Nine Directors to One-Year Terms; 27/04/2018 – Ventas Sees 2018 Normalized FFO $3.99-$4.07/Share; 16/05/2018 – Ventas Board Reappoints Debra Cafaro as Chairman; 16/05/2018 – Ventas Board Reappoints James Shelton as Presiding Director to Lead Executive Sessions; 27/04/2018 – Land & Buildings Comments on Brookdale and Ventas Announcements; 27/04/2018 – Ventas Sees 2018 Cont Ops EPS $1.21-EPS $1.26

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $6.81 million activity.

Hillcrest Asset Management Llc holds 2.04% of its portfolio in Valley National Bancorp for 813,334 shares. Mendon Capital Advisors Corp owns 1.40 million shares or 1.59% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Hourglass Capital Llc has 1.41% invested in the company for 494,680 shares. The Florida-based Texas Yale Capital Corp. has invested 0.93% in the stock. Maltese Capital Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 1.08 million shares.

Analysts await Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $0.23 earnings per share, up 27.78% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.18 per share. VLY’s profit will be $76.18 million for 13.75 P/E if the $0.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.18 actual earnings per share reported by Valley National Bancorp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 27.78% EPS growth.

It closed at $12.65 lastly. It is down 11.46% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.11% the S&P500. Some Historical VLY News: ; 23/03/2018 – ICAD INC – ON MARCH 22, CO EXECUTED FIRST LOAN MODIFICATION AGREEMENT TO ITS AUG 7, 2017 LOAN, SECURITY AGREEMENT WITH SILICON VALLEY BANK – SEC FILING; 26/04/2018 – Valley National Bancorp Reports First Quarter Net Income And Strong Organic Loan Growth; 05/04/2018 – Golden Valley Bank Reports Strong Growth, Earnings and Dividend; 10/04/2018 – Silicon Valley Bank Expands Energy and Resource Innovation Practice; 23/05/2018 – Golden Valley Bank’s President & CEO, Mark Francis and Tom Lando Awarded Small Business Advocates of the Year; 14/03/2018 – SILICON VALLEY BANK PURSUES EXPANSION IN CANADA; 22/04/2018 – DJ Valley National Bancorp, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (VLY); 26/04/2018 – Valley National Bancorp 1Q EPS 12c; 26/04/2018 – Valley National Bancorp 1Q Net $42M; 29/05/2018 – SILICON VALLEY BANK GETS BAFIN LICENSE IN GERMANY

Valley National Bancorp operates as the holding firm for the Valley National Bank that provides commercial, retail, trust, and investment services. The company has market cap of $4.19 billion. The firm operates through Commercial Lending, Consumer Lending, and Investment Management divisions. It has a 24.19 P/E ratio. The Company’s deposit products include non-interest bearing, savings, NOW, and money market deposits, as well as certificates of deposit.

Among 23 analysts covering Ventas Inc. (NYSE:VTR), 2 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 9% are positive. Ventas Inc. had 67 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, July 27 by BMO Capital Markets. Mizuho downgraded the shares of VTR in report on Monday, November 21 to “Neutral” rating. The company was initiated on Tuesday, July 26 by Raymond James. As per Wednesday, July 13, the company rating was initiated by Argus Research. Barclays Capital initiated the shares of VTR in report on Wednesday, January 6 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, November 10 to “Market Perform”. Wells Fargo maintained Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) on Tuesday, February 13 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) earned “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Friday, September 4. On Monday, February 5 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, February 16.

More important recent Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Ventas: The Cornerstone Of My Portfolio” on May 17, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “A Landlord’s Dream – High Return With Lower Risk”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Buy This Safe 5.9%-Yielding Healthcare REIT For Your DGI Portfolio” on May 30, 2018. More interesting news about Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) was released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “7 Women-Led S&P 500 Companies to Own for the Long Haul” with publication date: June 13, 2018.

Since May 7, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $3.56 million activity. 3,963 shares were sold by Barnes Melody C, worth $211,505. CAFARO DEBRA A sold $1.65 million worth of stock or 30,944 shares.

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