Insider Selling: Joel Marcus Unloaded 20,000 Shares of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (ARE); Factset Research Systems (FDS) Sentiment Is 0.88

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Factset Research Systems Inc (FDS) investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.20, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. The ratio has worsened, as 145 hedge funds increased or started new stock positions, while 165 sold and reduced their holdings in Factset Research Systems Inc. The hedge funds in our database now possess: 36.76 million shares, up from 36.28 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Factset Research Systems Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 5 to 5 for the same number . Sold All: 38 Reduced: 127 Increased: 99 New Position: 46.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc. (NYSE:ARE), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc. has $140.0 highest and $96 lowest target. $123.38’s average target is -4.98% below currents $129.84 stock price. Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc. had 21 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Monday, December 4 to “Buy”. Mizuho maintained it with “Buy” rating and $113 target in Friday, July 8 report. Mizuho maintained Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) rating on Monday, October 19. Mizuho has “Buy” rating and $104 target. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, March 21 by Evercore. On Wednesday, January 31 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold”. As per Tuesday, July 19, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, November 13 report. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, October 13 by JP Morgan. JP Morgan maintained the shares of ARE in report on Tuesday, August 16 with “Overweight” rating. The stock of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) earned “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Tuesday, October 31.

Since December 8, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 sales for $13.08 million activity. Richardson Stephen sold $400,303 worth of stock or 3,250 shares. MARCUS JOEL S had sold 30,000 shares worth $3.76 million. Shares for $3.63M were sold by Shigenaga Dean A. Diamond Lawrence J sold $315,400 worth of stock. Cain James P sold $76,366 worth of stock.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., a real estate investment trust , engages in the ownership, operation, management, development, acquisition, and redevelopment of properties for the life sciences industry. The company has market cap of $13.37 billion. The Company’s properties consist of buildings containing scientific research and development laboratories, and other improvements. It has a 82.18 P/E ratio. The firm offers its properties for lease primarily to universities and independent not-for-profit institutions; and pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, life science product, service, biodefense, and translational research entities, as well as governmental agencies.

The stock increased 1.17% or $1.5 during the last trading session, reaching $129.84. About 316,640 shares traded. Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) has risen 10.48% since May 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.07% the S&P500.

More notable recent Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Take a look at Alexandria’s latest apartment complex in Kendall Square” on April 17, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Global Medical REIT, DXP Enterprises, SJW, FTI Consulting, Anthera ..” published on May 04, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Fast-growing biotech finds Peninsula expansion space with a Twist” on May 02, 2018. More interesting news about Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Alexandria Real Estate (ARE) PT Raised to $144 at RBC Capital” published on May 04, 2018 as well as Realmoney.Thestreet.com‘s news article titled: “How Many Times Can the Dow ‘Pass’ This Test?” with publication date: May 02, 2018.

A legal form filed with the Washington-based Security and Exchange Commission on 08/05/2018 disclosed that Joel Marcus, the Executive Chairman of Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc, ‘s company unloaded 20,000 shares. With avg stock price per share of $128.5 the considerable transaction’s amount is $2,570,600 USD. He also unloaded 25,000 shares worth about $3,187,290 USD in the last month. Obviously, the sell attracted interest, as Mr. Joel presently owns 624,755 shares, accounting for 0.61% of the Company’s stock market cap.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.4 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.41, from 1.81 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 30 investors sold Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. shares while 104 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 143 raised stakes. 96.22 million shares or 3.54% more from 92.94 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Aureus Asset Mgmt Lc invested in 0.05% or 2,500 shares. Moreover, Prudential Financial Incorporated has 0.02% invested in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) for 129,749 shares. Lourd Capital Limited Com accumulated 5,387 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) stated it has 0.05% in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE). Bessemer Group, New Jersey-based fund reported 48 shares. Manufacturers Life Ins The reported 93,899 shares. Norinchukin National Bank & Trust The stated it has 7,653 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) for 75,747 shares. Landscape Cap Mgmt Ltd Com has invested 0.2% in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE). Fdx Advsrs holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) for 4,459 shares. Kentucky Retirement Systems reported 0.05% stake. Farmers & Merchants Investments stated it has 0% in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE). Stifel Financial Corporation has invested 0% in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE). 5,228 were accumulated by Gateway Advisers Ltd Limited Liability Company. Janney Montgomery Scott holds 0.04% in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) or 29,923 shares.

Analysts await FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) to report earnings on June, 26. They expect $2.14 EPS, up 15.68% or $0.29 from last year’s $1.85 per share. FDS’s profit will be $83.19M for 23.00 P/E if the $2.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.12 actual EPS reported by FactSet Research Systems Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.94% EPS growth.

More important recent FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “FactSet Increases Dividend by 14%” on May 07, 2018, also Globenewswire.com published article titled: “FactSet Announces Planned Departure of its Chief Financial Officer”, Streetinsider.com published: “FactSet (FDS) CFO to Depart” on May 08, 2018. More interesting news about FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) was released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “FactSet (FDS) Reports Partnership with Quantopian to Launch Financial Data Analysis Platform” with publication date: April 26, 2018.

The stock increased 1.45% or $2.81 during the last trading session, reaching $196.92. About 263,281 shares traded. FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) has risen 15.57% since May 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.02% the S&P500.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. provides integrated financial information and data analytical applications to the investment community in the United States, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company has market cap of $7.66 billion. The companyÂ’s applications suite offers tools and resources, including firm and industry analyses; full screening tools; portfolio analysis; risk profiles; alpha-testing; portfolio optimization; and research management solutions. It has a 31.36 P/E ratio. FactSet Research Systems Inc. delivers insight and information to investment professionals through its analytics, services, contents, and technologies.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of FactSet’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating FactSet, 0 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $164.0 while the high is $180.0. The stock’s average target of $172 is -12.65% below today’s ($196.92) share price. FDS was included in 2 notes of analysts from August 26, 2016. Barclays Capital downgraded the stock to “Underweight” rating in Tuesday, January 10 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, August 26 by Macquarie Research.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $11.84 million activity.

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