Big Money Positive on HCP Inc (NYSE:HCP), Sentiment at 1

June 27, 2018 - By Ricky Cave

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“Big money” Positions

In Q1 2018 HCP Inc (NYSE:HCP) big money sentiment increased to 1, revealed SEC filings. That’s up 0.11, from 2017Q4’s 0.89. 211 funds started new or increased holdings, while 211 cut down and sold stakes in HCP Inc so the sentiment improved. These funds own 399.33 million shares, that’s 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 holdings while 53 funds bought holdings.

Most HCP Inc Investors

As of Q1 2018 Security Capital Research & Management Inc has 9.03% invested in HCP Inc. HCP Inc’s shareholder Real Estate Management Services Llc owns 1.21 million shares as of Q1 2018. Lasalle Investment Management Securities Llc reported 8.02 million shares. The Australia-based fund Resolution Capital Ltd have invested about 3.17% of the investment manager’s stock portfolio in HCP Inc. The Ontario – Canada-based fund Independent Order Of Foresters holds 131,881 shares or 2.83% of their stocks portfolio.

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

Investors wait HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP)’s quarterly earnings on August, 7., according to Faxor. Analysts forecast $0.46 EPS, which is $0.02 down or 4.17 % from 2017’s $0.48 EPS. HCP’s profit could be $219.14M with 13.70 P/E in case $0.46 EPS is reported. -4.17 % negative EPS growth is what Wall Street’s forecasts after $0.48 reported EPS previous quarter.

Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt owns 0% invested in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) for 30,057 shs. Private Advisor Group invested in 0.02% or 22,425 shs. Quantbot Tech Limited Partnership accumulated 29,684 shs or 0.06% of the stock. Da Davidson & Co holds 139,143 shs. United Asset Strategies reported 125,640 shs. Qs Investors Ltd owns 40,045 shs for 0.01% of their capital. Global X Ltd Liability stated it has 16,383 shs. Connecticut-based Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc has invested 0.08% in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP). Moreover, Huntington National Bank has 0.01% invested in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP). Ftb Advsrs Inc, a Tennessee-based fund reported 333 shs. Honeywell Intl holds 0.22% or 163,881 shs in its capital. Ellington Grp Incorporated Ltd Liability Corp has 46,000 shs for 0.08% of their capital. Monetary Group Inc Inc has 500 shs. Archford Capital Strategies Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.07% or 6,385 shs. Cleararc Cap Incorporated holds 12,011 shs.

HCP, Inc. had 0 selling transactions and 2 insider buys since February 13, 2018. This’s net activity of $808,919. Young Kendall K bought $306,739 worth of HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) on Tuesday, February 13.

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 price 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 the firm has “Hold” rating given by Jefferies. The company rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Thursday, March 8. On Monday, May 21 the stock of HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) earned “Hold” rating by Raymond James. On Tuesday, January 9 BMO Capital Markets maintained HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) rating. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $26.0 target. On Monday, May 21 the rating was downgraded by Evercore to “Underperform”. On Thursday, June 14 Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of HCP in report with “Equal-Weight” rating. On Tuesday, March 20 the firm earned “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo. On Wednesday, February 14 Stifel Nicolaus maintained HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) with “Buy” rating. On Friday, January 5 the stock has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird. On Tuesday, February 13 the rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”.

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

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