Smith Graham & Co Investment Advisors LP Has Boosted Sabra Health Care Reit (SBRA) Stake By $1.79 Million; Government Properties Income Trust (GOV) Has 2.05 Sentiment

October 12, 2017 - By Winifred Garcia

Smith Graham & Co Investment Advisors Lp increased Sabra Health Care Reit Inc. (SBRA) stake by 24.51% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Smith Graham & Co Investment Advisors Lp acquired 74,447 shares as Sabra Health Care Reit Inc. (SBRA)’s stock declined 4.90%. The Smith Graham & Co Investment Advisors Lp holds 378,232 shares with $9.12 million value, up from 303,785 last quarter. Sabra Health Care Reit Inc. now has $3.73 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.43% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $21.23. About 1.41M shares traded. Sabra Health Care REIT Inc (NASDAQ:SBRA) has risen 23.68% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.98% the S&P500.

Government Properties Income Trust is a real estate investment trust . The company has market cap of $1.85 billion. The Firm operates through two divisions: ownership of properties that are primarily leased to government tenants and its equity method investment in Select Income REIT (SIR). It has a 31.69 P/E ratio. The Company’s properties are located in areas, including Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey and New Mexico.




Analysts await Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) to report earnings on October, 26. They expect $0.44 EPS, down 18.52% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.54 per share. GOV’s profit will be $42.22M for 10.95 P/E if the $0.44 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.60 actual EPS reported by Government Properties Income Trust for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -26.67% negative EPS growth.

Forward Management Llc holds 1.63% of its portfolio in Government Properties Income Trust for 1.05 million shares. Summit Financial Wealth Advisors Llc owns 192,744 shares or 1.4% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Huber Capital Management Llc has 1.19% invested in the company for 1.28 million shares. The Wisconsin-based Northern Capital Management Llc has invested 0.62% in the stock. Alpine Global Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 107,000 shares.

The stock increased 0.84% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $19.28. About 470,734 shares traded. Government Properties Income Trust (GOV) has risen 16.67% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.03% the S&P500.

Smith Graham & Co Investment Advisors Lp decreased Avista Corporation (NYSE:AVA) stake by 7,940 shares to 147,372 valued at $6.26M in 2017Q2. It also reduced Coach Inc (NYSE:COH) stake by 7,880 shares and now owns 97,960 shares. Capstead Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:CMO) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.81 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.55, from 1.26 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 20 investors sold SBRA shares while 48 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 75 raised stakes. 72.95 million shares or 16.11% more from 62.83 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Strs Ohio has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Sabra Health Care REIT Inc (NASDAQ:SBRA). Citadel Advisors Ltd Liability Company holds 0% or 210,209 shares. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas stated it has 132,268 shares. Loomis Sayles & Lp holds 0.02% or 374,646 shares. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans stated it has 0.01% in Sabra Health Care REIT Inc (NASDAQ:SBRA). Texas Cap Bancorp Tx invested in 17,694 shares or 0.97% of the stock. Nuveen Asset Ltd holds 473,913 shares. Kbc Group Inc Nv owns 72,542 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Westpac Bk Corporation stated it has 75,363 shares. Raymond James Fin Services Advsrs holds 0.01% or 40,497 shares in its portfolio. 101,800 are owned by Omers Administration. Moreover, Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands has 0.19% invested in Sabra Health Care REIT Inc (NASDAQ:SBRA). Hudson Bay Capital Management LP has 1.09M shares for 0.53% of their portfolio. Profund Limited Liability Com reported 0.01% in Sabra Health Care REIT Inc (NASDAQ:SBRA). Arrowstreet Ltd Partnership owns 0.01% invested in Sabra Health Care REIT Inc (NASDAQ:SBRA) for 90,700 shares.

Among 14 analysts covering Sabra Health Care REIT (NASDAQ:SBRA), 7 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Sabra Health Care REIT had 37 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Mizuho given on Monday, September 11. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, November 11 by Suntrust Robinson. The stock of Sabra Health Care REIT Inc (NASDAQ:SBRA) has “Market Underperform” rating given on Thursday, August 27 by JMP Securities. FBR Capital maintained the shares of SBRA in report on Tuesday, November 10 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, October 8 by FBR Capital. The stock of Sabra Health Care REIT Inc (NASDAQ:SBRA) earned “Neutral” rating by Mizuho on Monday, February 27. On Tuesday, February 23 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Outperform”. As per Wednesday, November 11, the company rating was downgraded by SunTrust. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, November 16 to “Hold”. The stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Monday, October 9.

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