Are Analysts Bullish Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) After Last Week?

The institutional investor held 568,211 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $18.65M, down from 685,341 at the end of the previous reported quarter. It specializes in acquiring, developing, owning, leasing and managing high quality office and data center properties. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 126,368 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $1,626,000 after purchasing an additional 17,747 shares during the last quarter. About 10.38M shares traded or 10.17% up from the average. Corporate Office Properties Trust's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 192.99%. It has outperformed by 18.07% the S&P500. Covalent Partners Llc bought 155,702 shares as the company's stock declined 0.60% while stock markets rallied. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 2,508 shares in the company, valued at $65,157.84.

The stock decreased 4.89% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $10.5. Profund Advisors Llc owns 53,973 shares. It has outperformed by 9.91% the S&P500.

Schwab Charles Invest Mngmt accumulated 1.02M shares. (NYSE:MPW) for 130,510 shares.

Among 15 analysts covering Rentokil Initial PLC (LON:RTO), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. The company has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $30.88. The stock has "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Friday, March 31. JP Morgan maintained the shares of RTO in report on Thursday, April 21 with "Underweight" rating. The stock has "Buy" rating by Roth Capital on Friday, September 16. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 25 by BTIG Research. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Monday, October 23 report. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, June 16 by Jefferies.

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Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) had its price objective decreased by investment analysts at Citigroup from $32.50 to $28.00 in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, February 21st. Therefore 36% are positive. The Switzerland-based Swiss Natl Bank has invested 0.01% in Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC). The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, May 31 by Cowen & Co. As per Tuesday, May 24, the company rating was initiated by Suntrust Robinson. Cowen & Co has "Buy" rating and $23.0 target. Adelante Capital Management Llc acquired 288,436 shares as Corporate Office Properties (OFC)'s stock rose 0.60%. With 1.70 million avg volume, 14 days are for Medical Properties Trust Inc (NYSE:MPW)'s short sellers to cover MPW's short positions. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, July 29 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Friday, February 9, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. Medical Properties Trust had 34 analyst reports since September 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, September 1, the company rating was maintained by Mizuho. After $0.37 actual earnings per share reported by Medical Properties Trust, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.70% negative EPS growth. Jennison Limited Liability Com holds 0.02% or 345,430 shares. MPW's profit will be $131.13 million for 9.15 P/E if the $0.36 EPS becomes a reality. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 149,087 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $5,222,000 after purchasing an additional 3,544 shares during the last quarter.

Sentinel Asset Management Inc, which manages about $4.18B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Acxiom Corp. 985.62 million shares or 0.88% less from 994.42 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. It also increased its holding in J2 Global Inc. Comerica Bancorporation has 95,897 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio.

Since October 26, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 3 insider sales for $228,453 activity. Trimberger Lisa G bought 3,000 shares worth $76,200.

Investors sentiment is 1.23 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.54, from 1.23 in 2017Q2.

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Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of OFC. "(MPW) Position Boosted by Virtus Fund Advisers LLC" was originally reported by The Lincolnian Online and is the property of of The Lincolnian Online. Deerfield Management Co owns 1.90 million shares or 0.77% of their U.S. portfolio. On Thursday, December 14 DUB ANTHONY V sold $46,533 worth of Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC) or 2,897 shares. Mutual Of America Cap Mgmt Ltd has 81,556 shares.

Medical Properties Trust, Inc is a real estate investment trust (REIT). Tiaa Cref Mngmt Lc owns 1.20 million shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Vanguard Group Inc Inc holds 15.69M shares.

Another recent and important Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) news was published by which published an article titled: "Corporate Office Properties Trust's (OFC) CEO Steve Budorick on Q4 2017 ..." on February 09, 2018. (NYSE:MPW). M&T Comml Bank stated it has 41,633 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan, a Michigan-based fund reported 68,507 shares. Ameritas Investment Ptnrs reported 29,889 shares. 4,000 shares valued at $211,120 were sold by PARKE DAVID C on Friday, March 2. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt System accumulated 0.01% or 14,510 shares. Cohen & Steers holds 0.95% or 10.61 million shares in its portfolio.

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