Aew Capital Management LP Decreased Avalonbay Communities (AVB) Stake; Matsons (MATX) Shorts Lowered By 0.77%

February 14, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

Aew Capital Management LP decreased Avalonbay Communities Inc (AVB) stake by 2.67% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Aew Capital Management LP sold 33,300 shares as Avalonbay Communities Inc (AVB)’s stock rose 7.12%. The Aew Capital Management LP holds 1.21M shares with $216.68 million value, down from 1.25 million last quarter. Avalonbay Communities Inc now has $22.01B valuation. The stock increased 0.41% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $159.4. About 1.11 million shares traded or 55.60% up from the average. AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE:AVB) has risen 6.66% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.04% the S&P500.

Matsons Incorporated (NYSE:MATX) had a decrease of 0.77% in short interest. MATX’s SI was 1.43 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 0.77% from 1.44M shares previously. With 193,300 avg volume, 7 days are for Matsons Incorporated (NYSE:MATX)’s short sellers to cover MATX’s short positions. The stock increased 0.75% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $34.87. About 180,993 shares traded. Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) has declined 5.12% since February 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.82% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.41, from 0.86 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 27 investors sold AVB shares while 128 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 139 raised stakes. 128.20 million shares or 3.63% less from 133.03 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 6,350 were reported by Prudential Public Limited Co. Tudor Inv Corporation Et Al, Connecticut-based fund reported 17,504 shares. First Citizens Bancorp And owns 11,989 shares. Tokio Marine Asset Mngmt Co holds 2,021 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Conning owns 0.03% invested in AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE:AVB) for 4,179 shares. Veritable Lp has invested 0.04% in AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE:AVB). Bessemer Group Incorporated holds 169 shares. Raymond James invested in 0% or 7,546 shares. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans stated it has 70,888 shares. Moreover, Honeywell has 0.24% invested in AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE:AVB) for 37,493 shares. The Connecticut-based Verition Fund Mngmt Ltd Liability has invested 0.05% in AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE:AVB). Greenleaf Trust holds 0% of its portfolio in AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE:AVB) for 129 shares. Citadel Advsr Limited Liability Corp reported 176,276 shares. Citigroup Incorporated owns 190,555 shares. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh, a Germany-based fund reported 48,715 shares.

Among 26 analysts covering Avalonbay Communities Inc. (NYSE:AVB), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Avalonbay Communities Inc. had 81 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, August 31 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral” on Friday, December 15. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, February 12 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Friday, December 16, the company rating was upgraded by Mizuho. The rating was downgraded by J.P. Morgan on Friday, December 15 to “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by Evercore on Monday, November 28 to “Buy”. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, January 30. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. Bank of America downgraded AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE:AVB) on Wednesday, November 23 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Friday, August 18 with “Hold”.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $5.26 million activity. $4.63M worth of AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE:AVB) was sold by NAUGHTON TIMOTHY J. HOREY LEO S III also sold $365,500 worth of AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE:AVB) shares. Another trade for 1,500 shares valued at $273,975 was made by Breslin Sean J. on Monday, December 11.

Among 6 analysts covering Matson (NYSE:MATX), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Matson had 15 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, November 8. Seaport Global upgraded Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) on Monday, January 29 to “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) on Wednesday, August 5 with “Buy” rating. The rating was initiated by Seaport Global on Thursday, December 15 with “Neutral”. The stock of Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) earned “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo on Monday, January 29. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of MATX in report on Thursday, September 21 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stephens given on Monday, January 8. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Friday, August 18. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, August 18 report. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Sunday, January 28 with “Buy”.

Matson, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an ocean cargo carrier. The company has market cap of $1.48 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Ocean Transportation and Logistics. It has a 17.97 P/E ratio. The Ocean Transportation segment offers ocean transportation services to the domestic economies of Hawaii, Alaska, and Guam, as well as to other island economies in Micronesia and in the South Pacific.

Since August 28, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 sales for $24,135 activity. LAU CONSTANCE H bought $24,135 worth of Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) on Monday, August 28.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.03, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 17 investors sold Matson, Inc. shares while 52 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 35.66 million shares or 2.05% less from 36.41 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Com invested in 0.03% or 16,914 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys reported 0.02% in Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX). Arizona State Retirement Systems holds 0.01% or 22,385 shares in its portfolio. Price T Rowe Assocs Md has invested 0.02% in Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX). Schwab Charles Investment Mngmt Incorporated owns 0.01% invested in Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) for 291,426 shares. Menta Capital Limited Liability Corporation, a California-based fund reported 12,804 shares. Jefferies Grp Lc has invested 0% in Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX). Sei Invs accumulated 545 shares. Moreover, Pub Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio has 0% invested in Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX). Moreover, Alliancebernstein Lp has 0% invested in Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX). Next Finance Incorporated owns 200 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Mason Street Advisors Ltd Liability holds 10,920 shares. Jpmorgan Chase & stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX). Moreover, Geode Cap Management Ltd Com has 0% invested in Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX). Fuller And Thaler Asset Incorporated has invested 0.97% in Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX).

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