Tt International Increases Holding in Sohu Com (RTN); As Liberty Ppty Tr (LPT) Market Value Rose, Qs Investors Boosted Stake

June 18, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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Qs Investors Llc increased its stake in Liberty Ppty Tr (LPT) by 16.93% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Qs Investors Llc bought 23,156 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.92% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 159,924 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $6.35 million, up from 136,768 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Qs Investors Llc who had been investing in Liberty Ppty Tr for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.66 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.32% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $44.03. About 162,657 shares traded. Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) has risen 3.74% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.83% the S&P500. Some Historical LPT News: 18/04/2018 – LIBERTY PROPERTY:PROJECT CONTRACTOR SEES UP TO $67M ADDED COSTS; 24/04/2018 – Liberty Property 1Q Rev $190.2M; 07/03/2018 Liberty Property Trust Announces First Quarter 2018 Dividend; 24/04/2018 – CORRECT: LPT SEES FY FFO/SHR $2.55 TO $2.65, EST. $2.58; 18/04/2018 – Liberty Property: To Pursue All Remedies to Enforce Third-Party Contractor’s Obligations Under GMP Contract; 24/04/2018 – Liberty Property Raises 2018 View To EPS $3.07-EPS $3.88; 30/05/2018 – Liberty Property Group Lunch Set By MUFG Securities for Jun. 6; 16/03/2018 – Liberty Property Trust Sells Suburban Philadelphia Office Properties for $106.9M; 16/03/2018 – PRESS RELEASE – LIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST SELLS SUBURBAN PHILADELPHIA OFFICE PROPERTIES FOR $106.9 MILLION; 18/04/2018 – Liberty Property: Will Seek to Recover Any Amounts Expended by Company in Excess of Contractual Obligations

Tt International increased its stake in Sohu Com Inc (RTN) by 186.11% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tt International bought 16,262 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.91% with the market. The institutional investor held 25,000 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $773,000, up from 8,738 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tt International who had been investing in Sohu Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $58.04 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.26% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $202.05. About 790,916 shares traded. Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) has risen 29.53% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.96% the S&P500. Some Historical RTN News: 26/04/2018 – Raytheon Had Seen 2018 EPS Cont Ops $9.55-$9.75; 03/05/2018 – Raytheon named key partner to develop America’s first, most advanced drone-testing airspace corridor; 15/04/2018 – University of Virginia wins 2018 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Championship by protecting against network attacks from indu; 25/03/2018 – RTN: New angle suggests this is actually a spectacular failure of a #Saudi interceptor and not the missile fired at #Riyadh; 16/03/2018 – Raytheon Gets $511M Air Force Contract for Cobra Dane Radar, Work Expected to Be Complete by March 202; 19/04/2018 – RAYTHEON CO – NAVAL SEA SYSTEMS COMMAND, WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, IS CONTRACTING ACTIVITY; 20/04/2018 – INTERVIEW-Lithuania wants more NATO anti-aircraft missiles to deter Russia; 03/04/2018 – Rheinmetall says in talks for UK Boxer partners; 26/04/2018 – Raytheon 1Q-End Backlog $38.1B; 13/03/2018 – Adriane M. Brown elected to Raytheon board of directors

Qs Investors Llc, which manages about $4.98 billion and $9.75 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Stars Group Inc by 86,600 shares to 88,300 shares, valued at $2.43M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Realogy Hldgs Corp (NYSE:RLGY) by 69,755 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 41,925 shares, and cut its stake in Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc (NYSE:DPS).

More important recent Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Liberty Property Trust Moves to Yardi Voyager Platform” on June 18, 2018, also Twst.com published article titled: “Liberty Property Trust: Liberty Property Trust Announces Second Quarter 2018 Dividend”, Bizjournals.com published: “Grocers Supply distribution facility breaks ground in north Houston” on June 13, 2018. More interesting news about Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Liberty Property Trust, Goldcorp, Restoration Hardware …” with publication date: June 13, 2018.

Among 11 analysts covering Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Liberty Property Trust had 27 analyst reports since October 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) on Friday, September 22 with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, August 25 the stock rating was initiated by BTIG Research with “Neutral”. On Wednesday, October 25 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. As per Wednesday, February 7, the company rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill. SunTrust maintained Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) on Tuesday, October 24 with “Hold” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) rating on Tuesday, February 6. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $44.0 target. Morgan Stanley downgraded Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) on Wednesday, October 28 to “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, July 5 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 14 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, March 23 by BMO Capital Markets.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 24 insider sales for $32.55 million activity. On Tuesday, February 13 the insider Lawrence Taylor W sold $2.80M. 44,778 shares were sold by Kennedy Thomas A, worth $9.67M on Tuesday, February 13. The insider O’Brien Anthony F sold 10,503 shares worth $2.25 million. Long Letitia A also sold $120,790 worth of Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) shares. The insider Jimenez Frank R sold $320,152. 12,054 Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) shares with value of $2.56M were sold by RHOADS REBECCA R.

More recent Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Raytheon: Technology-Focused Defense Player” on June 05, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Buy Lockheed Martin On Weakness – Cramer’s Lightning Round (6/14/18)” on June 15, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Raytheon CEO sees continuing demand for Patriot missiles” with publication date: June 01, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.11, from 1.09 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 55 investors sold RTN shares while 396 reduced holdings. 105 funds opened positions while 336 raised stakes. 201.09 million shares or 0.71% less from 202.53 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Barbara Oil Communication reported 1,900 shares. Envestnet Asset Mngmt Incorporated has invested 0.02% in Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN). Churchill has 26,095 shares. Chicago Equity Prns Limited Liability Co stated it has 25,430 shares. Cap Investment Counsel accumulated 5,900 shares. Redwood Investments Lc holds 0.19% or 11,699 shares in its portfolio. American Asset invested in 1,977 shares or 0.37% of the stock. City invested in 0.11% or 1,595 shares. King Luther accumulated 0.05% or 29,324 shares. Kames Capital Pcl holds 10,820 shares. Girard Partners has invested 0.35% of its portfolio in Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN). National Bank Of Hawaii reported 9,813 shares. Retirement Of Alabama accumulated 287,262 shares or 0.31% of the stock. Geode Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.26% in Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN). Pineno Levin And Ford Asset Mgmt accumulated 1,903 shares.

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