As Essex Ppty Tr (ESS) Stock Value Declined, Holder Apg Asset Management Us Cut Position; Titan Machy (TITN) Share Price Declined While Bridgeway Capital Management Boosted Its Holding

May 13, 2018 - By Louis Casey

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Apg Asset Management Us Inc decreased its stake in Essex Ppty Tr Inc (ESS) by 47.05% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Apg Asset Management Us Inc sold 155,500 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.27% with the market. The institutional investor held 175,000 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $42.24 million, down from 330,500 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Apg Asset Management Us Inc who had been investing in Essex Ppty Tr Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $16.56 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.61% or $1.48 during the last trading session, reaching $242.43. About 234,063 shares traded. Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) has risen 0.21% since May 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.34% the S&P500.

Bridgeway Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Titan Machy Inc (TITN) by 18.38% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bridgeway Capital Management Inc bought 37,900 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.50% with the market. The institutional investor held 244,100 shares of the other specialty stores company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $5.17M, up from 206,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bridgeway Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Titan Machy Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $413.54M market cap company. The stock increased 0.47% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $19.08. About 174,742 shares traded. Titan Machinery Inc. (NASDAQ:TITN) has risen 42.88% since May 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.33% the S&P500.

Since January 3, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $1.41 million activity. Another trade for 61,796 shares valued at $1.35 million was sold by Meyer David Joseph.

Among 8 analysts covering Titan Machinery (NASDAQ:TITN), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Titan Machinery had 17 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Thursday, August 24. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, December 1 by Robert W. Baird. The company was downgraded on Thursday, August 6 by Zacks. On Thursday, September 7 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold”. The stock of Titan Machinery Inc. (NASDAQ:TITN) earned “Hold” rating by Standpoint Research on Friday, December 2. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 30 by Piper Jaffray. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of TITN in report on Friday, October 27 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by William Blair given on Tuesday, January 2. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, March 29 by Stephens. The stock of Titan Machinery Inc. (NASDAQ:TITN) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by Robert W. Baird.

Another recent and important Titan Machinery Inc. (NASDAQ:TITN) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Titan Machinery announces expansion into Germany” on April 30, 2018.

Bridgeway Capital Management Inc, which manages about $3.34B and $9.29B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) by 13,170 shares to 270,219 shares, valued at $14.30 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Dana Incorporated (NYSE:DAN) by 23,125 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 295,800 shares, and cut its stake in Skywest Inc (NASDAQ:SKYW).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.43 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.08, from 1.35 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 12 investors sold TITN shares while 34 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 35 raised stakes. 16.91 million shares or 3.18% more from 16.39 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Granite Investment Prns Ltd reported 0.16% in Titan Machinery Inc. (NASDAQ:TITN). The New York-based Tower Rech Cap Ltd Liability Corporation (Trc) has invested 0.01% in Titan Machinery Inc. (NASDAQ:TITN). Spark Invest Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Titan Machinery Inc. (NASDAQ:TITN) for 12,000 shares. Royal National Bank & Trust Of Canada holds 0% or 9,859 shares in its portfolio. 10,558 are held by Credit Suisse Ag. Swiss Bancorporation reported 32,800 shares. Meeder Asset invested in 49 shares. 46,683 were reported by Products Ltd Liability. The Massachusetts-based Granite Point Capital Mgmt LP has invested 0.05% in Titan Machinery Inc. (NASDAQ:TITN). 580,934 are owned by Invesco Ltd. Acadian Asset Mgmt Ltd stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Titan Machinery Inc. (NASDAQ:TITN). 35,977 are owned by Macquarie Group Ltd. Dimensional Fund LP invested in 1.28 million shares. Great West Life Assurance Can accumulated 989 shares or 0% of the stock. Citigroup invested 0% in Titan Machinery Inc. (NASDAQ:TITN).

Among 28 analysts covering Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS), 15 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 54% are positive. Essex Property Trust had 93 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, March 20 by SunTrust. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 20 by RBC Capital Markets. Capital One upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Monday, May 16 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill given on Friday, February 9. The rating was downgraded by Zelman on Wednesday, January 27 to “Sell”. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, February 20 with “Hold”. The stock of Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, February 13. The rating was downgraded by Zacks on Thursday, September 17 to “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, July 31 with “Hold”. The stock of Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) earned “Neutral” rating by Mizuho on Monday, May 2.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.24, from 1.3 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 40 investors sold ESS shares while 124 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 129 raised stakes. 62.32 million shares or 0.92% less from 62.90 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. New York State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 0.06% or 110,400 shares in its portfolio. Pictet Asset Mngmt Ltd invested in 35,211 shares or 0.02% of the stock. American Intl Group holds 22,958 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Security Cap Research & Mngmt reported 171,911 shares. Wolverine Asset Ltd Liability Company, a Illinois-based fund reported 996 shares. Warren Averett Asset Mgmt Ltd owns 867 shares. 80,819 are held by Wellington Mgmt Gru Limited Liability Partnership. Cleararc Cap reported 0.05% stake. Prudential Fin reported 0.03% in Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS). Vanguard Group Incorporated Incorporated has invested 0.12% in Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS). Aviva Public Ltd owns 36,368 shares. Invesco Limited has invested 0.18% in Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS). Kemper Corp Master Retirement Trust has 1,848 shares for 0.25% of their portfolio. Vident Advisory holds 0.01% or 941 shares. 4,683 are held by Alps Advsr Inc.

More news for Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within HCA Healthcare, Apartment Investment and …” on May 07, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s article titled: “Technical Perspectives on REIT Stocks — AvalonBay Communities, Equity LifeStyle Properties, Essex Property Trust …” and published on May 02, 2018 is yet another important article.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $2.12 million activity. Kleiman Angela L. sold 600 shares worth $148,296. EUDY JOHN D sold $420,308 worth of stock. ZIMMERMAN CRAIG K sold $247,487 worth of Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) on Monday, December 11. Another trade for 4,801 shares valued at $1.19M was sold by SCHALL MICHAEL J.

Apg Asset Management Us Inc, which manages about $71.11B and $12.19B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Federal Realty Invt Tr (NYSE:FRT) by 133,947 shares to 963,500 shares, valued at $127.96 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Healthcare Tr Amer Inc (NYSE:HTA) by 137,469 shares in the quarter, for a total of 3.90 million shares, and has risen its stake in Qts Rlty Tr Inc (NYSE:QTS).

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