Bbt Capital Management Increased Its Digital Rlty Tr (Call) (DLR) Holding by $7.34 Million; Portolan Capital Management Increases Stake in Costamare (CMRE)

November 14, 2017 - By Migdalia James

Bbt Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Digital Rlty Tr Inc (Call) (DLR) by 222.03% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bbt Capital Management Llc bought 65,500 shares as the company’s stock rose 10.26% with the market. The institutional investor held 95,000 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $10.73M, up from 29,500 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bbt Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Digital Rlty Tr Inc (Call) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $25.13B market cap company. The stock declined 0.30% or $0.37 reaching $122.33 on the news. About 19,511 shares traded. Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) has risen 23.90% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.20% the S&P500.

George Mccabe increased its stake in Costamare Inc. (CMRE) by 61.92% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Portolan Capital Management Llc bought 320,820 shares as the company’s stock rose 28.76% with the market. The hedge fund run by George Mccabe held 838,953 shares of the marine transportation company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $6.13M, up from 518,133 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Portolan Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Costamare Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $612.24M market cap company. The stock declined 1.21% or $0.07 reaching $5.72 on the news. About 48,068 shares traded. Costamare Inc (NYSE:CMRE) has declined 13.83% since November 14, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.53% the S&P500.




Portolan Capital Management Llc, which manages about $535.17M and $779.23M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. (NASDAQ:TAST) by 340,478 shares to 51,431 shares, valued at $630,000 in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ardmore Shipping Corporation (NYSE:ASC) by 421,370 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 460,874 shares, and cut its stake in Five9 Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVN).

Among 6 analysts covering Costamare (NYSE:CMRE), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Costamare had 13 analyst reports since December 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained Costamare Inc (NYSE:CMRE) on Friday, January 29 with “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, October 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Costamare Inc (NYSE:CMRE) on Thursday, May 25 with “Hold” rating. Morgan Stanley downgraded Costamare Inc (NYSE:CMRE) rating on Thursday, June 30. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $7.50 target. The stock of Costamare Inc (NYSE:CMRE) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, February 1 by Morgan Stanley. Credit Suisse upgraded Costamare Inc (NYSE:CMRE) on Monday, May 1 to “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Equal Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, January 11. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Friday, December 18 by JP Morgan. Credit Suisse downgraded the shares of CMRE in report on Monday, January 30 to “Underperform” rating. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Overweight” on Wednesday, October 5.

More news for Costamare Inc (NYSE:CMRE) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: “Costamare Inc. (CMRE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 20, 2017” on October 19, 2017. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Costamare Inc. Sets the Date for Its Third Quarter 2017 Results Release …” and published on October 18, 2017 is yet another important article.

More notable recent Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) news were published by: Zacks.com which released: “Digital Realty Expands in Europe With Frankfurt Facility” on November 14, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Digital Realty Trust: Behind The Buzzwords” published on November 10, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: “Braun Stacey Associates Inc Buys Digital Realty Trust Inc, Royal Caribbean …” on October 26, 2017. More interesting news about Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Digital Realty (DLR) Q3 Earnings: What’s in the Offing?” published on October 23, 2017 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “Digital Realty Trust (DLR) a Buy on Robust Quant Score” with publication date: November 08, 2017.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.05, from 0.98 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 41 investors sold DLR shares while 182 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 157 raised stakes. 161.43 million shares or 1.78% less from 164.36 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Jacobs Levy Equity Management Incorporated has invested 0.01% in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR). Boston Private Wealth Limited Liability Co holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) for 9,000 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And reported 0.09% stake. M&T National Bank reported 51,789 shares. Caldwell & Orkin accumulated 11,869 shares. Aperio Group Incorporated Lc accumulated 102,842 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Lmr Ptnrs Ltd Liability Partnership reported 18,397 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. Paradigm Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corp owns 29,470 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Acadian Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 0% of its portfolio in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) for 61 shares. Quantres Asset Mgmt Limited invested 0.62% in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR). Price T Rowe Md invested in 0.01% or 313,158 shares. D E Shaw holds 0.01% in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) or 34,812 shares. 28,192 were reported by Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh. Credit Suisse Ag reported 0.07% of its portfolio in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR). Numeric Investors Limited holds 6,100 shares.

Bbt Capital Management Llc, which manages about $752.75 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Select Sector Spdr Tr (Call) (XLY) by 35,000 shares to 65,000 shares, valued at $5.83M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) by 33,158 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 434,661 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Tr (Call) (IWM).

Among 20 analysts covering Digital Realty Trust (NYSE:DLR), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Digital Realty Trust had 69 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, July 29 by Deutsche Bank. RBC Capital Markets maintained Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) on Friday, November 10 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by Robert W. Baird. Jefferies maintained the shares of DLR in report on Monday, October 16 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Monday, November 9. As per Wednesday, September 28, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. The stock has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 29. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, September 13 report. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Tuesday, April 5 report. On Monday, October 19 the stock rating was initiated by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”.

Since June 6, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $1.11 million activity.

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