Villere St Denis J & Co Has Lowered By $623,700 Its Leggett & Platt (LEG) Holding; Douglas Emmett Has 1.51 Sentiment

June 18, 2018 - By reb123z

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Douglas Emmett Inc (DEI) investors sentiment decreased to 1.51 in Q1 2018. It’s down -0.02, from 1.53 in 2017Q4. The ratio is negative, as 122 active investment managers opened new or increased stock positions, while 81 decreased and sold positions in Douglas Emmett Inc. The active investment managers in our database now own: 158.28 million shares, down from 160.54 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Douglas Emmett Inc in top ten stock positions decreased from 1 to 0 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 19 Reduced: 62 Increased: 92 New Position: 30.




Villere St Denis J & Co Llc decreased Leggett & Platt Inc (LEG) stake by 0.91% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Villere St Denis J & Co Llc sold 14,175 shares as Leggett & Platt Inc (LEG)’s stock declined 6.07%. The Villere St Denis J & Co Llc holds 1.54 million shares with $68.44M value, down from 1.56M last quarter. Leggett & Platt Inc now has $5.82 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.16% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $44.32. About 1.72M shares traded or 49.62% up from the average. Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) has declined 20.13% since June 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.70% the S&P500. Some Historical LEG News: ; 26/04/2018 – CORRECT: LEGGETT & PLATT SEES FY EPS $2.60 TO $2.80, EST. $2.76; 26/04/2018 – LEGGETT & PLATT INC – RAW MATERIAL-RELATED PRICE INCREASES AND CURRENCY IMPACT SHOULD ALSO CONTRIBUTE TO SALES GROWTH IN 2018; 26/04/2018 – LEGGETT & PLATT INC LEG.N SEES FY 2018 SALES $4.3 BLN TO $4.4 BLN; 26/04/2018 – Leggett & Platt Reports 7% Sales Growth And $.57 EPS; 26/04/2018 – Leggett & Platt Cuts 2018 View To EPS $2.60-EPS $2.80; 26/04/2018 – Leggett & Platt Had Seen 2018 EPS $2.65 to $2.85; 15/05/2018 – LEGGETT REPORTS DIV BOOST & ANNUAL MEETING RESULTS; 22/04/2018 – DJ Leggett & Platt Incorporated, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (LEG); 15/05/2018 – Leggett Announces Dividend Increase And Annual Meeting Results; 26/04/2018 – LEGGETT & PLATT 1Q ADJ EPS CONT OPS 57C, EST. 59C

Analysts await Douglas Emmett, Inc. (NYSE:DEI) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $0.50 EPS, up 6.38% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.47 per share. DEI’s profit will be $98.29 million for 19.43 P/E if the $0.50 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.49 actual EPS reported by Douglas Emmett, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.04% EPS growth.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Douglas Emmett’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Douglas Emmett, 0 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $35.0 while the high is $39.0. The stock’s average target of $37.33 is -3.94% below today’s ($38.86) share price. DEI was included in 4 notes of analysts from December 13, 2016. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Douglas Emmett, Inc. (NYSE:DEI) on Thursday, February 9 to “Hold” rating. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to “Market Perform” on Tuesday, December 13. The company was maintained on Friday, February 10 by Mizuho. The stock has “Sell” rating by UBS on Tuesday, December 13.

Resolution Capital Ltd holds 3.92% of its portfolio in Douglas Emmett, Inc. for 2.32 million shares. Barr E S & Co owns 462,098 shares or 1.78% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Daiwa Securities Group Inc. has 1.66% invested in the company for 5.65 million shares. The New York-based Cohen & Steers Inc has invested 1.4% in the stock. Heitman Real Estate Securities Llc, a Illinois-based fund reported 373,723 shares.

Another recent and important Douglas Emmett, Inc. (NYSE:DEI) news was published by Streetinsider.com which published an article titled: “Mizuho Securities Upgrades Douglas Emmett Inc. (DEI) to Buy” on June 18, 2018.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 selling transactions for $296,861 activity.

Douglas Emmett, Inc., a real estate investment trust, owns and operates office and multifamily properties in California and Hawaii. The company has market cap of $7.64 billion. As of December 31, 2007, the companyÂ’s office portfolio consisted of 48 properties and multifamily portfolio consisted of 9 properties. It has a 62.38 P/E ratio. The Company’s properties are located in Brentwood, Olympic Corridor, Century City, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Westwood, Sherman Oaks/Encino, Warner Center/Woodland Hills, and Burbank submarkets of Los Angeles County, California, as well as in Honolulu, Hawaii.

The stock increased 0.34% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $38.86. About 1.25M shares traded or 48.94% up from the average. Douglas Emmett, Inc. (DEI) has declined 1.70% since June 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.27% the S&P500. Some Historical DEI News: ; 08/05/2018 – Douglas Emmett 1Q FFO 49c/Shr; 30/03/2018 – Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Douglas Emmett, Century Casinos, BlackRock Capital Investment, Quotient Technolo; 26/04/2018 – ENGINEERS UNION: DOUGLAS EMMETT HLDRS SHOULDN’T VOTE FOR O’HERN; 12/04/2018 – MONTE DEI PASCHI CEO SAYS COMMERCIAL FUNDING INCREASING DESPITE THE FACT THAT ITS COST IS FALLING; 22/04/2018 – DJ Douglas Emmett Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (DEI); 26/04/2018 – INTERNATIONAL UNION OF OPERATING ENGINEERS SAYS CALLING ON SHAREHOLDERS OF DOUGLAS EMMETT TO VOTE AGAINST NOMINATION OF BOARD MEMBER THOMAS O’HERN; 06/03/2018 MONTE DEI PASCHI CEO SAYS TOO EARLY TO SAY IF BANK IS IN LINE WITH 2018 BUDGET; 08/05/2018 – DOUGLAS EMMETT INC QTRLY AFFO INCREASED BY 1.8% TO $71.0 MILLION; 11/05/2018 – MONTE DEI PASCHI SAYS EXPECTS BINDING OFFERS FOR 0.6 BLN EURO UNLIKELY-TO-PAY PORTFOLIO BY JUNE 2018, WILL SELL FURTHER 0.4 BLN EUROS IN NEXT FEW MONTHS – SLIDE; 15/05/2018 – BANCA MONTE DEI PASCHI Dl SIENA SPA BMPS.Ml : JP MORGAN RAISES TARGET PRICE TO EUR 3.5 FROM EUR 3

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.13, from 1.2 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 51 investors sold LEG shares while 125 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 139 raised stakes. 98.01 million shares or 3.85% more from 94.38 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Banque Pictet And Cie invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG). Farmers & Merchants Invests owns 59 shares. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited has 480 shares. Koch Indus holds 13,279 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Sandy Spring Natl Bank has invested 0% in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG). Westpac holds 6,621 shares. Oppenheimer Co stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG). Schroder Inv Mgmt Gru accumulated 0.06% or 836,564 shares. Moreover, San Francisco Sentry Investment Gru (Ca) has 0.04% invested in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG). 12,468 were accumulated by Pacific Glob Investment Mgmt. Meiji Yasuda Life Insur Comm has invested 0.07% in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG). Stone Ridge Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company, a New York-based fund reported 8,410 shares. 184,521 were reported by Gradient Investments. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt holds 0.01% in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) or 11,833 shares. Thomaspartners has invested 0.83% in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG).

Since February 7, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 sales for $1.88 million activity. Douglas Scott S also sold $470,129 worth of Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) on Wednesday, February 7. ENLOE ROBERT TED III sold 5,871 shares worth $265,074. DeSonier David M sold 10,000 shares worth $452,750. On Thursday, March 15 the insider GLASSMAN KARL G sold $474,100.

Analysts await Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.61 earnings per share, down 4.69% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.64 per share. LEG’s profit will be $80.08M for 18.16 P/E if the $0.61 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.57 actual earnings per share reported by Leggett & Platt, Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.02% EPS growth.

Another recent and important Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Expected Dividend Increases In June 2018” on May 31, 2018.

Among 10 analysts covering Leggett & Platt (NYSE:LEG), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Leggett & Platt had 23 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, May 31 the stock rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Buy”. The company was downgraded on Friday, July 29 by Hilliard Lyons. PiperJaffray downgraded the shares of LEG in report on Monday, October 30 to “Neutral” rating. SunTrust upgraded the shares of LEG in report on Friday, September 22 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Long-Term Buy” rating given on Monday, July 24 by Hilliard Lyons. Gabelli upgraded Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) on Wednesday, February 7 to “Buy” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of LEG in report on Monday, August 14 with “Buy” rating. As per Monday, August 31, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James. Piper Jaffray maintained Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) rating on Thursday, July 13. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $5900 target. The rating was downgraded by Zacks on Wednesday, August 5 to “Buy”.

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