Why Michael Werdann Sold 4,595 Shares of NETGEAR, Inc. (NTGR)?; Weingarten Realty Investors (WRI) Sellers Increased By 2.71% Their Shorts

Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) had an increase of 2.71% in short interest. WRI’s SI was 2.71 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 2.71% from 2.64M shares previously. With 652,000 avg volume, 4 days are for Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI)’s short sellers to cover WRI’s short positions. The SI to Weingarten Realty Investors’s float is 2.27%. The stock decreased 0.98% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $27.27. About 877,198 shares traded or 25.46% up from the average. Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) has declined 15.79% since February 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.49% the S&P500.

As published in the U.S. SEC, a document for the trade of 4,595 shares of Netgear Inc by Michael Werdann was filled. Michael Werdann is at present the SVP of Worldwide Sales of the company. The public form was filled on February 07, 2018. These shares were sold at average $67.6 for every share, and are valued at $310,843 USD. he now owns 0.11% of the stock market cap of Netgear Inc.

Among 8 analysts covering Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Weingarten Realty Investors had 20 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, October 30, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. The stock of Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) earned “Hold” rating by Zacks on Thursday, August 27. As per Monday, July 24, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Boenning & Scattergood maintained Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) rating on Monday, July 31. Boenning & Scattergood has “Sell” rating and $3000 target. Citigroup maintained the stock with “” rating in Friday, August 14 report. On Monday, January 22 the stock rating was upgraded by SunTrust to “Buy”. On Tuesday, October 18 the stock rating was upgraded by Boenning & Scattergood to “Neutral”. The rating was upgraded by Boenning \u0026 Scattergood on Thursday, December 14 to “Neutral”. As per Friday, December 15, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, August 28 by Jefferies.

Weingarten Realty Investors is a publically owned equity real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $3.54 billion. The firm invests in the real estate markets of United States. It has a 16.61 P/E ratio. The firm engages in ownership, management, acquisition, development and redevelopment.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.16 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.04, from 1.2 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 23 investors sold Weingarten Realty Investors shares while 71 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes. 98.53 million shares or 1.92% less from 100.46 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Fincl Management invested in 0.01% or 675 shares. Teachers Ins And Annuity Association Of America invested 0.1% in Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI). Aqr Capital Management Limited Liability stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI). Axa reported 0.01% in Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI). Moreover, Schaper Benz Wise Investment Counsel Inc Wi has 1.06% invested in Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI). Aviva Public Ltd Co accumulated 75,400 shares. Neuberger Berman Group Inc Limited Liability Com owns 6,819 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Daiwa Grp Inc reported 11,700 shares stake. Bb&T Ltd Liability Com holds 0.01% or 11,755 shares. Twin Management accumulated 0.12% or 69,480 shares. Moreover, Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Com has 0% invested in Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI). Dean Invest Associate Limited Liability Co holds 0.53% or 109,887 shares in its portfolio. Linscomb Williams Incorporated stated it has 32,743 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Next Fin Grp invested in 0.02% or 1,815 shares. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky owns 0.01% invested in Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) for 27,150 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.17, from 0.99 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 16 investors sold NETGEAR, Inc. shares while 61 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 31.32 million shares or 0.93% less from 31.62 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Los Angeles Mgmt & Equity Research has 39,505 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Qci Asset Mngmt New York invested 0% of its portfolio in NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR). Schwab Charles Inv Mgmt Inc invested in 0.01% or 318,392 shares. Eaton Vance Mngmt holds 287,814 shares. Nationwide Fund accumulated 22,501 shares. 8,500 are held by Granite Point Cap Lp. Hanson Mcclain Inc has invested 0% in NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR). Stevens Mngmt Lp reported 7,186 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And owns 24,917 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Moreover, Piedmont Advisors Ltd Liability Co has 0.01% invested in NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR). Quantbot L P, a New York-based fund reported 9,359 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co reported 213 shares. Pnc Financial Svcs Grp Inc owns 3,376 shares for 0% of their portfolio. First Tru Advisors Lp owns 0.13% invested in NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) for 1.04 million shares. The Pennsylvania-based Federated Investors Pa has invested 0.02% in NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR).

NETGEAR, Inc. designs, develops, and markets innovative networking solutions and smart connected products for consumers, businesses, and service providers. The company has market cap of $1.80 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: Retail, Commercial, and Service Provider. It has a 26.04 P/E ratio. The Retail segment offers home WiFi networking solutions and smart connected products.

Among 7 analysts covering Netgear (NASDAQ:NTGR), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Netgear has $76.0 highest and $42 lowest target. $55.93’s average target is -1.96% below currents $57.05 stock price. Netgear had 14 analyst reports since October 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, November 17 with “Sector Perform”. BWS Financial upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $60.0 target in Monday, October 9 report. The stock of NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 18 by Raymond James. The stock of NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, October 23 by Raymond James. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, October 3 by BWS Financial. The stock of NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) earned “Neutral” rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Tuesday, April 5. Raymond James downgraded NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) on Wednesday, February 8 to “Mkt Perform” rating. As per Tuesday, October 27, the company rating was upgraded by Rosenblatt. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 17 by Guggenheim. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 9 by Rosenblatt.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 25 insider sales for $4.78 million activity. 3,000 NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) shares with value of $139,650 were sold by MERRILL MARK G. 1,042 shares were sold by FALCON MICHAEL F, worth $50,172 on Tuesday, September 5. On Monday, December 11 Collins Patrick J III sold $39,225 worth of NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) or 750 shares. The insider LO PATRICK CS sold $474,349. 5,000 shares were sold by Rogers Tamesa, worth $347,000. Gorjanc Christine Marie sold $7,400 worth of stock or 163 shares. On Tuesday, October 10 SCHERER BARBARA VAUGHN sold $52,000 worth of NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) or 1,000 shares.

The stock decreased 15.36% or $10.35 during the last trading session, reaching $57.05. About 2.71M shares traded or 388.91% up from the average. NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) has risen 2.67% since February 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.03% the S&P500.