Security Capital Research & Management Lowered Its Coresite Rlty (COR) Stake by $2.25 Million; Aflac Com (AFL) Holder Zeke Capital Advisors Lifted Stake by $663,114

April 21, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

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Security Capital Research & Management Inc decreased its stake in Coresite Rlty Corp (COR) by 5.15% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Security Capital Research & Management Inc sold 19,905 shares as the company’s stock declined 11.66% with the market. The institutional investor held 366,920 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $41.79 million, down from 386,825 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Security Capital Research & Management Inc who had been investing in Coresite Rlty Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.08B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.49% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $105.2. About 307,016 shares traded. CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) has risen 14.60% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.05% the S&P500.

Zeke Capital Advisors Llc increased its stake in Aflac Inc Com (AFL) by 102.19% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Zeke Capital Advisors Llc bought 7,622 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.29% with the market. The hedge fund held 15,081 shares of the accident &health insurance company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.32 million, up from 7,459 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Zeke Capital Advisors Llc who had been investing in Aflac Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $35.29B market cap company. The stock increased 0.11% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $45.28. About 4.33M shares traded. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has risen 21.05% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.50% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.09, from 1.35 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 25 investors sold COR shares while 93 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 106 raised stakes. 32.92 million shares or 0.00% less from 32.93 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Fort Point Cap Prtnrs Limited Liability holds 0.23% or 4,267 shares in its portfolio. Alpine Woods Capital Invsts Limited Liability Co invested in 63,269 shares or 0.36% of the stock. Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv holds 0.03% or 44,000 shares. Putnam Invests Limited Liability owns 4,487 shares. Cambridge Inv Advisors invested in 3,547 shares. Nuveen Asset Management Ltd Llc holds 160,829 shares. Vident Investment Advisory Lc owns 0.01% invested in CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) for 2,046 shares. Atlantic Tru Group Inc Ltd Llc stated it has 0.15% of its portfolio in CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR). 11,303 are held by Oppenheimer Asset Management. 10,245 are owned by Ameritas Investment Ptnrs. Cetera Advisor Netwr Ltd Co holds 0.01% of its portfolio in CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) for 2,476 shares. Fisher Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 284,545 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Great West Life Assurance Can invested 0.01% in CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR). Duff Phelps Inv reported 0.4% stake. 396,015 are held by Commercial Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation.

Among 21 analysts covering CoreSite Realty (NYSE:COR), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. CoreSite Realty had 62 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) rating on Friday, March 9. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $126.0 target. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $10200 target in Friday, July 21 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Wednesday, December 6. The stock of CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, February 9 by Credit Suisse. Jefferies maintained CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) on Friday, September 15 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) on Monday, October 26 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Hold” on Wednesday, January 17. On Friday, October 7 the stock rating was initiated by Raymond James with “Mkt Perform”. Jefferies maintained the shares of COR in report on Monday, June 12 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Wednesday, October 18.

Analysts await CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) to report earnings on April, 26 before the open. They expect $1.23 earnings per share, up 8.85% or $0.10 from last year’s $1.13 per share. COR’s profit will be $59.42 million for 21.38 P/E if the $1.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.18 actual earnings per share reported by CoreSite Realty Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.24% EPS growth.

Security Capital Research & Management Inc, which manages about $3.91B and $3.21 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Sl Green Rlty Corp (NYSE:SLG) by 195,919 shares to 213,704 shares, valued at $21.57M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Welltower Inc by 15,363 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.10 million shares, and has risen its stake in Ventas Inc (NYSE:VTR).

Since October 26, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 5 sales for $2.83 million activity. 10,000 shares valued at $437,155 were sold by KNAPP CHARLES B on Monday, March 26. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $178,090 was made by Lloyd Karole on Tuesday, February 20. Shares for $25,907 were sold by TILLMAN AUDREY B on Thursday, October 26. 550 shares valued at $49,022 were bought by MOSKOWITZ JOSEPH L on Tuesday, February 20. $2.24M worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) was sold by AMOS DANIEL P on Friday, February 16.

Among 21 analysts covering Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL), 4 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 19% are positive. Aflac Incorporated had 58 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, April 14 by Macquarie Research. On Friday, December 9 the stock rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Underperform”. On Monday, May 23 the stock rating was downgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Hold”. The stock of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, September 10. The rating was reinitiated by Sandler O’Neill with “Hold” on Friday, December 11. RBC Capital Markets maintained Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) rating on Thursday, February 1. RBC Capital Markets has “Sell” rating and $82.0 target. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Thursday, February 2 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) earned “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, February 1. The stock of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) earned “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Thursday, February 1. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James on Monday, January 22 to “Buy”.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.17, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 41 investors sold AFL shares while 286 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 250 raised stakes. 256.45 million shares or 2.31% more from 250.65 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 2.80M shares. Ontario – Canada-based Independent Order Of Foresters has invested 0.28% in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Putnam Investments Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.08% or 390,334 shares. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership, New York-based fund reported 988,277 shares. Patten Gru owns 770 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Hightower Advisors Ltd Liability Com stated it has 49,957 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Clarivest Asset Management Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0% or 2,027 shares. Manufacturers Life Insur Com The invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). 14,815 were accumulated by Chem Commercial Bank. Buckingham Asset Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.05% or 2,968 shares. First Natl Bank Of Omaha accumulated 3,262 shares. Prentiss Smith & owns 62 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Girard Prtn Limited stated it has 0.1% in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Diligent Invsts Lc reported 0.25% of its portfolio in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Moreover, Security National Bank Of So Dak has 1.33% invested in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL).

Zeke Capital Advisors Llc, which manages about $2.12B and $953.11M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Gilead Sciences Inc Com (NASDAQ:GILD) by 6,422 shares to 17,550 shares, valued at $1.26M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Exempt Bond Etf by 15,570 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 30,855 shares, and cut its stake in Celgene Corp Com (NASDAQ:CELG).

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