As Dct Industrial Trust (DCT) Stock Value Rose, Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees Trimmed Its Stake; As Amphenol (APH) Shares Rose, Shareholder United States Steel & Carnegie Pension Fund Lowered Its Stake

January 14, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees decreased its stake in Dct Industrial Trust Inc (DCT) by 23.17% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees sold 15,798 shares as the company’s stock rose 11.50% with the market. The institutional investor held 52,386 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.03M, down from 68,184 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees who had been investing in Dct Industrial Trust Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.45B market cap company. The stock increased 0.27% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $56.49. About 594,122 shares traded or 19.82% up from the average. DCT Industrial Trust Inc. (NYSE:DCT) has risen 26.55% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.85% the S&P500.

United States Steel & Carnegie Pension Fund decreased its stake in Amphenol Corp (APH) by 25.32% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. United States Steel & Carnegie Pension Fund sold 155,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.95% with the market. The institutional investor held 457,169 shares of the electrical products company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $38.70M, down from 612,169 at the end of the previous reported quarter. United States Steel & Carnegie Pension Fund who had been investing in Amphenol Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $28.04 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.15% or $1.04 during the last trading session, reaching $91.83. About 845,965 shares traded. Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) has risen 31.78% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.08% the S&P500.

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 sales for $60.43 million activity. The insider WALTER LUC sold $8.58M. The insider Lampo Craig A sold 15,000 shares worth $1.20M. NORWITT RICHARD ADAM sold $15.59M worth of stock. Silverman David M sold 16,000 shares worth $1.28M. Doherty William J sold 61,800 shares worth $4.83 million.

Among 11 analysts covering Amphenol (NYSE:APH), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Amphenol had 41 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, September 27 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Top Pick” on Thursday, April 27. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 5 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Top Pick” on Tuesday, June 27. As per Thursday, October 26, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. On Friday, September 15 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. The firm earned “Top Pick” rating on Thursday, October 22 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, November 16. RBC Capital Markets maintained Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) on Thursday, July 21 with “Top Pick” rating. The stock of Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) earned “Top Pick” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, March 2.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.07, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 32 investors sold APH shares while 193 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 162 raised stakes. 292.31 million shares or 0.47% less from 293.69 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Agf Invests has invested 0.74% in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). Fayerweather Charles holds 0.34% in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) or 3,100 shares. Davis R M stated it has 542,932 shares. Spf Beheer Bv holds 3.56% or 996,997 shares. Dubuque Savings Bank And Trust Communications has invested 0.01% in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). Cap Investors accumulated 0.51% or 26.40M shares. Oak Ridge Invs Ltd reported 60,544 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement has invested 0.08% in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). Advisory Net Ltd Llc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) for 1,321 shares. Kbc Gp Nv holds 0.03% or 36,581 shares in its portfolio. Natixis Asset Management holds 4,031 shares. Edgestream Ptnrs LP invested in 4,920 shares. Gam Ag invested in 7,407 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Hillsdale Investment accumulated 60 shares. Paloma Partners Management Com holds 0.01% or 9,620 shares in its portfolio.

United States Steel & Carnegie Pension Fund, which manages about $2.19B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Comcast Corp (NASDAQ:CMCSA) by 270,400 shares to 1.00 million shares, valued at $38.53M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Analysts await Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) to report earnings on January, 24. They expect $0.81 earnings per share, up 8.00% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.75 per share. APH’s profit will be $247.32 million for 28.34 P/E if the $0.81 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.88 actual earnings per share reported by Amphenol Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.95% negative EPS growth.

Analysts await DCT Industrial Trust Inc. (NYSE:DCT) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $0.62 earnings per share, up 5.08% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.59 per share. DCT’s profit will be $59.80M for 22.78 P/E if the $0.62 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.61 actual earnings per share reported by DCT Industrial Trust Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.64% EPS growth.

Among 16 analysts covering DCT Industrial Trust (NYSE:DCT), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 19% are positive. DCT Industrial Trust had 30 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Mizuho maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $48 target in Monday, November 7 report. The company was initiated on Wednesday, August 12 by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, August 25 by BTIG Research. The stock of DCT Industrial Trust Inc. (NYSE:DCT) earned “Overweight” rating by CapitalOne on Wednesday, February 8. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained DCT Industrial Trust Inc. (NYSE:DCT) on Thursday, October 19 with “Buy” rating. J.P. Morgan downgraded the shares of DCT in report on Friday, December 15 to “Sell” rating. TheStreet downgraded the shares of DCT in report on Wednesday, September 2 to “Hold” rating. On Tuesday, October 24 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold”. Mizuho initiated DCT Industrial Trust Inc. (NYSE:DCT) rating on Wednesday, September 28. Mizuho has “Neutral” rating and $51 target. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, September 25.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.37 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.52, from 1.89 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 20 investors sold DCT shares while 69 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 90 raised stakes. 86.68 million shares or 1.81% less from 88.28 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Neuberger Berman Grp Lc has 0.05% invested in DCT Industrial Trust Inc. (NYSE:DCT). 45,000 are held by Schwerin Boyle Capital. American Group Incorporated invested in 190,418 shares. 112,599 were accumulated by Advisers Limited Co. Deutsche State Bank Ag owns 184,817 shares. Swiss Bankshares stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in DCT Industrial Trust Inc. (NYSE:DCT). Rothschild Asset Mngmt reported 0.27% in DCT Industrial Trust Inc. (NYSE:DCT). Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas stated it has 140,875 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur Co owns 92,575 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Teachers Insurance Annuity Association Of America holds 0.14% in DCT Industrial Trust Inc. (NYSE:DCT) or 92,007 shares. The Illinois-based Oakbrook Ltd Llc has invested 0.01% in DCT Industrial Trust Inc. (NYSE:DCT). New Mexico Educational Retirement Board reported 12,588 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Communication Ltd invested in 0.01% or 10,435 shares. Riverhead Mgmt Lc accumulated 8,516 shares. 14,372 are held by Profund Advsrs Ltd Liability.

Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees, which manages about $833.52 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Patterson Cos Inc (NASDAQ:PDCO) by 15,769 shares to 19,635 shares, valued at $759,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) by 3,179 shares in the quarter, for a total of 9,220 shares, and has risen its stake in Diamond Hill Investment Group Inc (NASDAQ:DHIL).

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