Do Big Money Love HCP Inc (NYSE:HCP), Sentiment at 1

June 27, 2018 - By Bridget Boland

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“Big money” Positions

“Big money sentiment for HCP Inc (NYSE:HCP) in 2018 Q1 increased to 1, SEC filings reveal. That’s up 0.11, from 2017Q4’s 0.89. 211 investment professionals started new and increased equity positions, while 211 sold and decreased holdings in HCP Inc so the sentiment increased. Funds own 399.33 million shares, down from 401.93 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding HCP Inc in top 10 changed to 4 from 4 for the same number . 57 Investors Sold All; 154 Reduced Holdings; 158 increased stakes while 53 investment professionals bought stakes.

Significant HCP Inc Shareholders

As of 2018 Q1 Security Capital Research & Management Inc has 9.03% invested in HCP Inc. As of 2018 Q1, 1.21 million shares of HCP Inc are owned by Real Estate Management Services Llc. Also, Lasalle Investment Management Securities Llc reported 8.02 million shares in HCP Inc equivalent to 3.77% of its equity exposure. The Australia-based fund Resolution Capital Ltd have invested about 3.17% of the institutional investor’s stock portfolio in HCP Inc. The Ontario – Canada-based fund Independent Order Of Foresters holds 131,881 shares or 2.83% of their equity exposure.

HCP, Inc. is an independent hybrid real estate investment trust.The company has $12.01 billion market cap. The fund invests in real estate markets of the United States.Currently it has negative earnings. 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.

Ticker’s shares touched $25.21 during the last trading session after 0.36% change.HCP, Inc. has volume of 1.41M shares. Since June 27, 2017 HCP has declined 25.43% and is downtrending. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 38.00%.

Earnings report for HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) is expected on August, 7., according to Faxor. Analysts forecast $0.46 earnings per share. That’s $0.02 down or 4.17 % from 2017’s earnings of $0.48. HCP’s profit could reach $219.14M if the current earnings per share of $0.46 is accurate. Wall Street forecasts -4.17 % negative EPS growth as of August, 7.

80,653 were reported by Tru Communication Of Vermont. Dimensional Fund Advisors L P stated it has 7.08 million shs or 0.07% of all its holdings. Tarbox Family Office Inc reported 323 shs. Rampart Inv Limited Liability Corporation reported 5,022 shs. Glenmede Trust Na reported 4,618 shs. First Personal Service accumulated 131 shs. The Japan-based Nomura Asset Mgmt has invested 0.09% in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP). Chem Savings Bank has invested 0.05% in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP). Kistler invested 0% in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP). First Advsr Ltd Partnership, Illinois-based fund reported 724,207 shs. Laurion Mgmt L P has invested 0% in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue invested in 0.16% or 338,365 shs. Cap Limited Limited Liability holds 0% or 500 shs in its capital. Natixis reported 0.02% of its capital in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP). Sfe Investment Counsel holds 72,280 shs.

HCP, Inc. had 0 sales and 2 insider buys since February 13, 2018. This’s net activity of $808,919. Another trade for 21,100 shs valued at $502,180 was bought by Griffin R Kent Jr.

HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) Ratings Coverage

In total 11 analysts cover HCP Inc (NYSE:HCP). “Buy” rating has 3, “Sell” are 2, while 6 are “Hold”. (NYSE:HCP) has 27% bullish analysts. With $27.0 highest and $21 lowest price target, HCP Inc has $24.69 average price target or -2.06% below the current ($25.21) price. 14 are the (NYSE:HCP)’s ratings reports on 27 Jun 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Monday, May 21 the rating was downgraded by Evercore to “Underperform”. The company rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, February 13. In Monday, January 15 report BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $25.0 target. On Thursday, March 8 the stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America. In Thursday, June 14 report Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating. On Friday, April 13 the rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The stock rating was downgraded by Raymond James to “Hold” on Monday, May 21. On Wednesday, February 14 the stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus. In Friday, January 5 report Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $26.0 target. On Tuesday, January 9 BMO Capital Markets maintained HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) rating. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $26.0 target.

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