Big Money’s Pro-HCP Inc (NYSE:HCP) Sentiment In Q1 2018, now at 1

June 27, 2018 - By Marcos Kline

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“Big money” Positions

In Q1 2018 HCP Inc (NYSE:HCP) big money sentiment increased to 1, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings. So its up 0.11, from 2017Q4’s 0.89. 211 investment managers opened new and increased positions, while 211 cut down and sold stakes in HCP Inc so the sentiment has improved. Funds own 399.33 million shares, down from 401.93 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding HCP Inc in top 10 was flat from 4 to 4 for the same number . 57 Investors Sold All; 154 Reduced Holdings; 158 increased stakes while 53 investment managers bought stakes.

Significant HCP Inc Shareholders

As of Q1 2018 Security Capital Research & Management Inc has 9.03% invested in HCP Inc. As of Q1 2018, 1.21 million shares of HCP Inc are owned by Real Estate Management Services Llc. In addition, Lasalle Investment Management Securities Llc reported 8.02 million shares in HCP Inc equivalent to 3.77% of its long stock exposure. The Australia-based fund Resolution Capital Ltd have invested about 3.17% of the investment professional’s stock portfolio in HCP Inc. The Ontario – Canada-based fund Independent Order Of Foresters looks positive on HCP Inc, having 131,881 shares.

HCP, Inc. is an independent hybrid real estate investment trust.The firm is worth $12.01 billion. 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.

HCP touched $25.21 during the last trading session after $0.09 change.HCP, Inc. has volume of 1.41M shares. Since June 27, 2017 HCP has declined 25.43% and is downtrending. HCP underperformed the S&P500 by 38.00%.

HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) is awaited to report earnings on August, 7., as reported by Faxor. Analysts have anticipation on stock’s EPS of $0.46. That’s down 4.17 % from last year’s $0.48 EPS. HCP’s profit could reach $219.14M with 13.70 P/E in case $0.46 EPS is reported. Wall Street now sees -4.17 % negative EPS growth despite HCP, Inc. last quarter’s EPS of $0.48.

Pinebridge Investments L P reported 61,299 shs. Benjamin F Edwards & Company Inc invested in 2,032 shs. Atlantic Trust Group Inc Lc owns 461 shs. Savings Bank Of America De reported 0.01% in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP). Utah Retirement System owns 129,995 shs or 0.06% of their US capital. Kistler owns 274 shs. Howland Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Company owns 350,102 shs. Voloridge Investment Mgmt Ltd Com reported 0.3% of its capital in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP). First Interstate Retail Bank holds 0% or 965 shs. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas owns 0% invested in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) for 2.79 million shs. Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv holds 0.04% or 365,279 shs in its capital. Vident Inv Advisory Limited Liability owns 16,332 shs or 0.01% of their US capital. Vanguard Grp Inc holds 0.08% or 78.96M shs in its capital. Andra Ap accumulated 0.16% or 257,500 shs. Northern Trust, a Illinois-based fund reported 7.89 million shs.

HCP, Inc. had 0 insider sales and 2 insider purchases since February 13, 2018. This’s net activity of $808,919. Shares for $502,180 were bought by Griffin R Kent Jr on Monday, May 14.

HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 11 have positions in HCP Inc (NYSE:HCP) as follows: 3 rated it a “Buy”, 2 with “Sell” and 6 with “Hold”. The positive are 27%. The firm has $27.0 highest while $21 is the lowest target. The average target $24.69 is -2.06% below the last ($25.21) price. Since January 5, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc HCP Inc has 14 analyst reports. On Friday, April 13 Jefferies maintained HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) rating. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $2400 target. On Monday, January 15 BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of HCP in report with “Hold” rating. The stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy” on Thursday, March 8. On Friday, January 5 the company was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The stock rating was downgraded by Evercore to “Underperform” on Monday, May 21. The stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Tuesday, January 9. On Monday, May 21 the firm has “Hold” rating by Raymond James given. In Wednesday, February 21 report UBS maintained the stock with “Sell” rating. On Thursday, February 15 Mizuho maintained HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) rating. Mizuho has “Buy” rating and $26.0 target. On Wednesday, February 14 the rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”.

There’s an important HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) news released by Seekingalpha.com. It’s an article titled: “Seniors housing REITs turn to pruning” on June 22, 2018.

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