$0.94 EPS Expected for Regency Centers (REG); Genesee & Wyoming Has 1.4 Sentiment

April 16, 2018 - By Darrin Black

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Genesee & Wyoming Inc (GWR) investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.33, from 1.07 in 2017Q3. The ratio improved, as 137 investment managers opened new and increased holdings, while 98 sold and trimmed stock positions in Genesee & Wyoming Inc. The investment managers in our database now own: 57.56 million shares, down from 58.92 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Genesee & Wyoming Inc in top ten holdings was flat from 6 to 6 for the same number . Sold All: 28 Reduced: 70 Increased: 94 New Position: 43.

Analysts expect Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG) to report $0.94 EPS on May, 8.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 4.44% from last quarter’s $0.9 EPS. REG’s profit would be $159.61 million giving it 15.60 P/E if the $0.94 EPS is correct. After having $0.92 EPS previously, Regency Centers Corporation’s analysts see 2.17% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.48% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $58.67. About 477,002 shares traded. Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG) has declined 14.09% since April 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.64% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.05, from 1.15 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 22 investors sold Regency Centers Corporation shares while 110 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 152.03 million shares or 1.31% less from 154.04 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 344,140 were accumulated by New York State Common Retirement Fund. Moreover, Magnetar Ltd has 0.02% invested in Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG). Goldman Sachs Grp Inc has invested 0.02% in Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG). Verition Fund Limited Liability Com holds 11,571 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. St Johns Investment Mngmt Limited Com reported 165 shares stake. Nomura Asset Mngmt Ltd reported 111,353 shares. Virtu Financial Limited Liability Co reported 0.03% stake. Asset Management has invested 0.03% in Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG). Cadence Cap Mngmt holds 0.04% in Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG) or 8,036 shares. Lourd Limited Liability Corp holds 6,618 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Axa owns 4,121 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Kentucky Retirement Ins Trust Fund has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG). Sandy Spring Commercial Bank holds 0% of its portfolio in Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG) for 356 shares. Amp Capital Investors holds 0.06% or 151,975 shares in its portfolio. Liberty Mutual Grp Inc Asset Mgmt, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 5,897 shares.

Regency Centers Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $9.96 billion. The company, through its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and develops community and neighborhood shopping centers that are tenanted by grocers, category-leading anchors, specialty retailers, and restaurants. It has a 58.67 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2006, it owned 218 retail shopping centers located in 22 states and held partial interests in 187 retail shopping centers through joint ventures located in 24 states and the District of Columbia.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 12 sales for $150.50 million activity. Shares for $8.44 million were sold by KATZMAN CHAIM. RAMEY H CRAIG sold $82,754 worth of Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG) on Thursday, March 8. The insider SCHWEITZER JOHN C sold $416,457. $99,977 worth of Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG) was bought by BLAIR BRYCE on Monday, March 5. The insider THOMPSON JAMES D. sold $1.03 million. ROTH ALAN TODD sold $174,725 worth of stock or 2,500 shares.

Among 21 analysts covering Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Regency Centers Corporation had 68 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Thursday, August 20 by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, February 27 with “Hold”. The stock of Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG) earned “Hold” rating by Zacks on Friday, August 14. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Tuesday, July 18 report. The stock of Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, August 12 by Citigroup. The rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Buy” on Friday, June 16. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, November 5 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, March 8. On Thursday, March 2 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. Robert W. Baird maintained Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG) on Tuesday, August 22 with “Buy” rating.

The stock increased 2.08% or $1.475 during the last trading session, reaching $72.545. About 196,140 shares traded. Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWR) has risen 8.57% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.98% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Genesee & Wyoming’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Genesee & Wyoming, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $70.0 while the high is $77.0. The stock’s average target of $73.50 is 1.32% above today’s ($72.545) share price. GWR was included in 2 notes of analysts from October 21, 2016. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, November 2. On Friday, October 21 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Outperform”.

Goodnow Investment Group Llc holds 8.09% of its portfolio in Genesee & Wyoming Inc. for 561,527 shares. Rare Infrastructure Ltd owns 964,438 shares or 6.01% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ack Asset Management Llc has 5.21% invested in the company for 295,000 shares. The Louisiana-based Villere St Denis J & Co Llc has invested 4.54% in the stock. Harvey Partners Llc, a New York-based fund reported 37,000 shares.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns and leases freight railroads. The company has market cap of $4.49 billion. It operates through three divisions: North American Operations, Australian Operations, and U.K./European Operations. It has a 8.25 P/E ratio. The firm transports various commodities, including agricultural products, autos and auto parts, chemicals and plastics, coal and coke, food and kindred products, lumber and forest products, metallic ores, metals, minerals and stone, petroleum products, pulp and paper, waste, and other commodities.

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