Cookson Peirce & Co Boosted Crane Co (CR) Stake; Knott David M Upped Its Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT) Position

November 15, 2017 - By Nellie Frank

Knott David M increased Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT) stake by 2400% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Knott David M acquired 24,000 shares as Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT)’s stock declined 9.53%. The Knott David M holds 25,000 shares with $729,000 value, up from 1,000 last quarter. Hospitality Properties Trust now has $4.86 billion valuation. It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $29.58 per share. It is down 14.95% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.75% the S&P500.




Cookson Peirce & Co Inc increased Crane Co (CR) stake by 23.04% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Cookson Peirce & Co Inc acquired 4,670 shares as Crane Co (CR)’s stock rose 4.63%. The Cookson Peirce & Co Inc holds 24,940 shares with $1.98 million value, up from 20,270 last quarter. Crane Co now has $4.87 billion valuation. The stock declined 1.14% or $0.94 reaching $81.71 on the news. About 1,224 shares traded. Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) has risen 42.66% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.96% the S&P500.

Cookson Peirce & Co Inc decreased Cognex Corp (NASDAQ:CGNX) stake by 5,990 shares to 54,155 valued at $4.60 million in 2017Q2. It also reduced Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg Ltd (NYSE:TSM) stake by 11,296 shares and now owns 416,209 shares. Comerica Inc (NYSE:CMA) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.54 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.47, from 1.07 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 27 investors sold CR shares while 78 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 115 raised stakes. 36.35 million shares or 0.08% more from 36.32 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Us Comml Bank De has 9,473 shares. Jefferies Group Incorporated Llc reported 3,452 shares. Manufacturers Life Insurance The owns 74,924 shares. Salem Inv Counselors Inc accumulated 0% or 300 shares. Bokf Na has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR). Profund Advsrs Ltd invested in 5,596 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Retirement System Of Alabama owns 65,207 shares. Synovus Fincl Corp has 0.01% invested in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR). Georgia-based Invesco Limited has invested 0% in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR). Lucus Limited Liability Corp invested 0.48% in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR). Mogy Joel R Investment Counsel Incorporated invested in 6,990 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Nationwide Fund Advsr stated it has 0.08% in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR). Boston Advisors Ltd Co holds 0.37% of its portfolio in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) for 202,055 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has invested 0% in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR). Howe & Rusling reported 1,195 shares.

Among 14 analysts covering Crane (NYSE:CR), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Crane had 42 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, February 1 by Oppenheimer. The company was initiated on Thursday, October 15 by Avondale. As per Wednesday, October 26, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Friday, July 29 to “Neutral”. Oppenheimer maintained Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) on Monday, July 24 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Accumulate” rating by Seaport Global on Wednesday, March 9. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, April 27 by Susquehanna. As per Thursday, October 26, the company rating was upgraded by Seaport Global. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, August 14 by Wolfe Research. The firm has “Perform” rating given on Thursday, November 17 by Oppenheimer.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.36, from 0.97 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 27 investors sold HPT shares while 96 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 128 raised stakes. 121.82 million shares or 1.37% less from 123.51 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Mckinley Mngmt Ltd Liability Co Delaware holds 0.03% or 30,947 shares in its portfolio. Winslow Evans Crocker Inc reported 0% in Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT). Principal Fin Group Incorporated invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT). Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT). Sg Americas Secs Llc, New York-based fund reported 69,515 shares. 10,637 were accumulated by Cibc Asset. S R Schill And Associate holds 7,033 shares. Mufg Americas owns 0% invested in Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT) for 1,000 shares. Peak6 Invs Ltd Partnership holds 0% or 8,783 shares in its portfolio. Pineno Levin And Ford Asset Mgmt invested in 31,700 shares or 0.44% of the stock. The Massachusetts-based Martingale Asset Ltd Partnership has invested 0.3% in Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT). Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky invested in 28,600 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Advantus Management has 0.09% invested in Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT) for 112,312 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT) for 67,700 shares. Telemus Capital Limited has 10,000 shares.

Among 9 analysts covering Hospitality Properties Trust (NYSE:HPT), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Hospitality Properties Trust had 22 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, May 11. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT) rating on Thursday, August 10. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $3000 target. As per Friday, November 11, the company rating was upgraded by FBR Capital. As per Friday, August 11, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of HPT in report on Monday, January 11 with “Underperform” rating. The company was reinitiated on Tuesday, March 29 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Friday, April 7, the company rating was maintained by JMP Securities. The stock of Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 9 by FBR Capital. The stock has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, October 17. The stock of Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, November 20 by FBR Capital.

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