HCP Inc (NYSE:HCP) Big Money Sentiment Index Improved in Q1 2018 to 1

June 27, 2018 - By Julia Strobel

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HCP Inc’s Sentiment

In Q1 2018 HCP Inc (NYSE:HCP) big money sentiment increased to 1, according to SEC.gov filings. So its up 0.11, from 2017Q4’s 0.89. 211 investment professionals started new or increased holdings, while 211 sold and decreased stakes in HCP Inc so the sentiment has increased. 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 . In total 57 funds closed positions, 154 reduced and 158 increased. Also 53 funds bought new HCP Inc stakes.

Significant HCP Inc Investors

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. Lasalle Investment Management Securities Llc reported 8.02 million shares. Resolution Capital Ltd revealed 2.97 million shares position in HCP Inc. The Ontario – Canada-based fund Independent Order Of Foresters looks positive on HCP Inc, possessing 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.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 touched $25.21 during the last trading session after $0.09 change.Currently HCP, Inc. is downtrending after 25.43% change in last June 27, 2017. HCP has 1.41 million shares volume. HCP underperformed by 38.00% the S&P500.

On August, 7. Investors wait HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) to announce its quarterly earnings, according to RTT. This year’s earnings per share analyst estimate is expected to be $0.46. That is 4.17 % down compareed to $0.48 earnings per share for last year. The profit will be $219.14M for HCP if $0.46 earnings per share becomes true. -4.17 % negative EPS growth is what analysts predict. $0.48 earnings per share was reported for previous quarter.

Retirement Sys Of Alabama reported 224,263 shs or 0.03% of all its holdings. Schwab Charles Mngmt holds 0.09% or 4.79 million shs in its capital. Blair William & Company Il holds 0.01% or 43,493 shs in its capital. First Personal Fin Svcs stated it has 131 shs. The California-based Whittier Tru has invested 0% in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP). Moreover, Ingalls Snyder Limited Liability has 0.01% invested in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP). Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt reported 7,126 shs or 0.11% of all its holdings. Smith Salley & Assocs has invested 0.49% of its capital in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP). Jnba Fincl Advsrs holds 0% or 345 shs in its capital. Sarasin & Ptnrs Llp reported 17,880 shs. Envestnet Asset holds 0% of its capital in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) for 39,234 shs. Virginia Retirement Sys Et Al holds 0.05% or 189,868 shs. Qs Investors Ltd Liability reported 0.01% of its capital in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP). Rafferty Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.04% or 119,838 shs in its capital. Waterfront Ptnrs Ltd Liability Corp holds 1.68% in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) or 603,692 shs.

HCP, Inc. had 0 selling transactions and 2 insider purchases since February 13, 2018. This’s net activity of $808,919. 21,100 shs were bought by Griffin R Kent Jr, worth $502,180.

HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) Ratings Coverage

In total 11 analysts cover HCP Inc (NYSE:HCP). “Buy” rating has 3, “Sell” are 2, while 6 are “Hold”. (NYSE:HCP) has 27% bullish analysts. With $27.0 highest and $21 lowest target, HCP Inc has $24.69 average target or -2.06% below the current ($25.21) price. 14 are the (NYSE:HCP)’s ratings reports on 27 Jun 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Tuesday, February 13 the stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies. On Monday, January 15 the rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. On Tuesday, March 20 the firm has “Market Perform” rating given by Wells Fargo. On Friday, April 13 the rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The company rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Thursday, March 8. On Thursday, February 15 Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of HCP in report with “Hold” rating. On Wednesday, February 21 the rating was maintained by UBS with “Sell”. On Thursday, June 14 Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of HCP in report with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Tuesday, January 9. On Monday, May 21 Raymond James downgraded HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) to “Hold” rating.

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