Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates a Hold Rating on Brandywine Realty (BDN) and $16.0000 Target; Green Plains (GPRE) Sellers Decreased By 13.81% Their Shorts

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Green Plains Inc (NASDAQ:GPRE) had a decrease of 13.81% in short interest. GPRE’s SI was 6.14 million shares in April as released by FINRA. Its down 13.81% from 7.13M shares previously. With 618,900 avg volume, 10 days are for Green Plains Inc (NASDAQ:GPRE)’s short sellers to cover GPRE’s short positions. The SI to Green Plains Inc’s float is 15.85%. The stock decreased 1.10% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $18. About 447,860 shares traded. Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) has declined 25.55% since April 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.10% the S&P500.

They currently have a $16.0000 target on Brandywine Realty (NYSE:BDN). Stifel Nicolaus’s target would suggest a potential upside of 3.09% from the company’s close price. This was shown in a note on Friday morning.

Among 16 analysts covering Green Plains Renewable Energy (NASDAQ:GPRE), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 94% are positive. Green Plains Renewable Energy had 29 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) on Monday, July 24 with “Hold” rating. Jefferies maintained the shares of GPRE in report on Friday, September 15 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 7 by Piper Jaffray. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, July 14 by Piper Jaffray. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Monday, July 10. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, October 24 by Roth Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 6 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 17 by Jefferies. The rating was initiated by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, July 21 with “Buy”. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, July 21 by Stephens.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.18, from 1.24 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 23 investors sold Green Plains Inc. shares while 40 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 39 raised stakes. 42.63 million shares or 4.31% less from 44.55 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. State Common Retirement Fund invested in 77,204 shares or 0% of the stock. Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership holds 35,894 shares. Deprince Race & Zollo invested in 0.2% or 536,802 shares. Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems reported 23,354 shares. Ls Invest Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation holds 1,035 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Schwab Charles Invest Mngmt Inc invested in 616,276 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Secor Advsr L P reported 103,729 shares. Northern Tru Corporation holds 1.16M shares or 0% of its portfolio. South Dakota Inv Council reported 36,400 shares. 64,100 are owned by Swiss Commercial Bank. Gsa Cap Ptnrs Ltd Liability Partnership reported 13,208 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Ameriprise Fincl stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE). Manufacturers Life Insurance The invested in 30,127 shares or 0% of the stock. Citadel Advsrs Ltd Co invested in 60,031 shares or 0% of the stock. Suntrust Banks holds 10,547 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $134,883 activity. Another trade for 7,000 shares valued at $134,883 was made by MAPES MICHELLE on Monday, February 26.

Green Plains Inc. produces, markets, and distributes ethanol in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $736.77 million. The firm operates through four divisions: Ethanol Production; Agribusiness and Energy Services; Food and Food Ingredients; and Partnership. It has a 12.28 P/E ratio. The Ethanol Production segment produces and sells ethanol, distiller grains, and corn oil.

The stock increased 0.71% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $15.52. About 2.15 million shares traded or 30.83% up from the average. Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) has declined 3.86% since April 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.41% the S&P500.

Brandywine Realty Trust is a real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $2.78 billion. The firm invests in real estate markets of the United States. It has a 23.88 P/E ratio. It provides leasing, property management, development, redevelopment, acquisition and other tenant-related services for a portfolio of office, residential, retail and mixed-use properties.

Among 13 analysts covering Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Brandywine Realty Trust has $21.0 highest and $13 lowest target. $17.15’s average target is 10.50% above currents $15.52 stock price. Brandywine Realty Trust had 34 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, September 16 the stock rating was maintained by S&P Research with “Buy”. KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, December 19 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 23 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 17 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Friday, August 14, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, July 10 by Mizuho. The stock of Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) earned “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, September 22. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $19.0 target in Monday, September 18 report. The stock of Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, October 23. SunTrust maintained Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) rating on Wednesday, October 18. SunTrust has “Buy” rating and $18.0 target.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.54 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.21, from 1.33 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 22 investors sold Brandywine Realty Trust shares while 59 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. 176.88 million shares or 3.51% more from 170.88 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Verus Fincl Prtn has invested 0.47% in Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN). Moreover, Panagora Asset Mgmt has 0% invested in Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN). Menta Cap Ltd invested in 0.09% or 24,930 shares. Envestnet Asset Mngmt Incorporated has 5,779 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Cap Fund Management Sa reported 387,387 shares stake. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mngmt accumulated 404,211 shares or 0.11% of the stock. Regions Financial holds 0% or 285 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Green Street Invsts Lc has 2.34% invested in Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) for 232,900 shares. Westpac holds 279,639 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. Wellington Management Grp Incorporated Limited Liability Partnership has invested 0.01% in Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN). Endowment Limited Partnership invested 0.11% in Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN). Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Hldgs holds 0% or 160,186 shares. Campbell & Co Adviser Ltd Liability Co reported 12,600 shares or 0.17% of all its holdings. Sei Invests invested 0.01% in Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN). Veritable Lp has invested 0.01% in Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN).

Since October 25, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $457,230 activity. 5,000 shares valued at $87,045 were sold by NICHOLS ANTHONY A SR on Wednesday, October 25. Another trade for 20,000 shares valued at $370,185 was sold by SWEENEY GERARD H.

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