AstroNova, Inc. (ALOT) Reaches $19.60 52-Week High; Heitman Real Estate Securities Lifted Its Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) Holding

May 18, 2018 - By Darrin Black

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The stock of AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALOT) hit a new 52-week high and has $21.17 target or 8.00% above today’s $19.60 share price. The 7 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $133.43 million company. The 1-year high was reported on May, 18 by Barchart.com. If the $21.17 price target is reached, the company will be worth $10.67M more. It closed at $19.6 lastly. It is down 4.32% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.23% the S&P500.




Heitman Real Estate Securities Llc increased Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) stake by 1.62% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Heitman Real Estate Securities Llc acquired 8,448 shares as Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT)’s stock declined 12.97%. The Heitman Real Estate Securities Llc holds 530,743 shares with $70.49M value, up from 522,295 last quarter. Federal Realty Investment Trust now has $8.43 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $113.99. About 27,231 shares traded. Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) has declined 14.51% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.06% the S&P500.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $70,290 activity. The insider PIZZUTI EVERETT V sold $70,290.

AstroNova, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes specialty printers, and data acquisition and analysis systems in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe. The company has market cap of $133.43 million. The firm operates in two divisions, Product Identification and Test & Measurement. It has a 41.7 P/E ratio. The Product Identification segment offers digital color label printers and specialty OEM printing systems; and consumables, such as labels, tags, inks, toner, and thermal transfer ribbons, as well as software used to design and print labels under the QuickLabel brand.

More recent AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALOT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “AstroNova Holds An 8% Upside” on May 04, 2018. Also Businesswire.com published the news titled: “AstroNova Receives FAA Supplemental Type Certificate to Retrofit Boeing 737NG Aircraft with ToughWriter® 5 Flight …” on April 23, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “AstroNova to Present at East Coast IDEAS Investor Conference” with publication date: April 25, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.56 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.76, from 0.8 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 2 investors sold AstroNova, Inc. shares while 7 reduced holdings. 4 funds opened positions while 10 raised stakes. 3.71 million shares or 0.93% more from 3.68 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. North Star Inv Management invested in 97,450 shares. Blackrock reported 16,365 shares stake. Salem Investment Counselors, North Carolina-based fund reported 139,345 shares. 105,386 are held by Grace And White New York. Rutabaga Capital Management Limited Liability Ma holds 0.83% of its portfolio in AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALOT) for 259,070 shares. Shufro Rose Com Limited Co, a New York-based fund reported 10,879 shares. Sei Investments reported 250 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The New York-based Berson And Corrado Investment Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.15% in AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALOT). Dimensional Fund Advisors L P stated it has 518,662 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement System, a California-based fund reported 19,382 shares. Punch Assoc Mgmt Inc, a Minnesota-based fund reported 349,220 shares. Moreover, Kennedy Cap Management has 0.06% invested in AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALOT). Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada invested 0% in AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALOT). Spark Invest Management, New York-based fund reported 13,000 shares. Wellington Management Group Llp owns 279,497 shares or 0% of their US portfolio.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.20, from 1.26 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 31 investors sold FRT shares while 111 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 67.46 million shares or 0.60% more from 67.06 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Moreover, Svcs Automobile Association has 0.01% invested in Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT). Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt, New York-based fund reported 4,362 shares. Gsa Capital Prtnrs Llp invested in 0.09% or 11,311 shares. Legal & General Gru Public Limited Com has invested 0.06% in Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT). 8,527 were reported by M&T Bank. California State Teachers Retirement System owns 0.03% invested in Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) for 121,951 shares. State Of Wisconsin Board stated it has 80,854 shares. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership has 0.02% invested in Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT). Cornerstone Holdg Ltd Llc stated it has 47,632 shares. Tiedemann Wealth Management Ltd holds 0.22% of its portfolio in Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) for 21,435 shares. Metropolitan Life Ins Ny has invested 0.03% in Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT). Pggm Invests stated it has 904,000 shares or 0.67% of all its holdings. Sorin Mngmt Lc reported 1.44% stake. Fifth Third Bancshares has 19,582 shares. Moreover, Wells Fargo And Com Mn has 0.01% invested in Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) for 377,616 shares.

More important recent Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Federal Realty Continues To Be The Best REIT In The World” on May 17, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Federal Realty Investment Trust’s (FRT) CEO Don Wood on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript”, Bizjournals.com published: “First look: Go inside Xmbly, Somerville’s next big mixed-use project” on May 15, 2018. More interesting news about Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) was released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Federal Realty Inv. Trust (FRT) Tops Q1 EPS by 9c” with publication date: May 02, 2018.

Heitman Real Estate Securities Llc decreased Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) stake by 28,678 shares to 2.09M valued at $37.67 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Life Storage Inc. stake by 357,612 shares and now owns 207,900 shares. Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE:BXP) was reduced too.

Among 20 analysts covering Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Federal Realty Investment Trust had 56 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy” on Tuesday, January 9. The company was downgraded on Friday, June 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, July 22. As per Tuesday, December 13, the company rating was upgraded by Citigroup. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) on Wednesday, February 14 with “Buy” rating. Boenning & Scattergood maintained Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) on Thursday, February 15 with “Buy” rating. The company was initiated on Friday, April 1 by DA Davidson. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, February 22 report. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James to “Mkt Perform” on Thursday, October 22. As per Friday, September 15, the company rating was initiated by BMO Capital Markets.

Since March 14, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $3.53 million activity. Shares for $3.53 million were sold by WOOD DONALD C on Wednesday, March 14.

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