Sarasin & Partners Llp Has Increased Its Simon Ppty Group New (SPG) Holding, Retail Opportunity Investments C (ROIC) Shorts Down By 4.4%

July 17, 2017 - By Kurt Siggers

Retail Opportunity Investments C (NASDAQ:ROIC) had a decrease of 4.4% in short interest. ROIC’s SI was 5.37 million shares in July as released by FINRA. Its down 4.4% from 5.62 million shares previously. With 862,300 avg volume, 6 days are for Retail Opportunity Investments C (NASDAQ:ROIC)’s short sellers to cover ROIC’s short positions. The SI to Retail Opportunity Investments C’s float is 5.02%. About 554,321 shares traded. Retail Opportunity Investments Corp (NASDAQ:ROIC) has declined 0.53% since July 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.23% the S&P500.

Sarasin & Partners Llp increased Simon Ppty Group Inc New (SPG) stake by 19.07% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Sarasin & Partners Llp acquired 95,695 shares as Simon Ppty Group Inc New (SPG)’s stock declined 12.82%. The Sarasin & Partners Llp holds 597,509 shares with $106.16M value, up from 501,814 last quarter. Simon Ppty Group Inc New now has $51.49 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.89% or $1.43 reaching $162.16 per share. About 634,394 shares traded. Simon Property Group Inc (NYSE:SPG) has declined 18.56% since July 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.26% the S&P500.

Sarasin & Partners Llp decreased Kar Auction Svcs Inc (NYSE:KAR) stake by 45,831 shares to 1.76M valued at $75.16M in 2016Q4. It also reduced Vanguard Intl Equity Index F (VT) stake by 12,000 shares and now owns 12,000 shares. Canadian Pac Ry Ltd (NYSE:CP) was reduced too.

Since March 28, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 0 selling transactions for $232,400 activity. LEIBOWITZ REUBEN S bought $232,400 worth of stock or 1,400 shares.

Among 14 analysts covering Simon Property Group (NYSE:SPG), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Simon Property Group had 38 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Monday, August 17 by Zacks. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 5 by Barclays Capital. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 2 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained Simon Property Group Inc (NYSE:SPG) rating on Tuesday, July 28. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $210 target. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of SPG in report on Wednesday, August 17 with “Buy” rating. As per Monday, March 21, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. On Tuesday, September 8 the stock rating was maintained by Evercore with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, June 16 with “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Suntrust Robinson on Friday, January 20. Canaccord Genuity initiated it with “Buy” rating and $217 target in Wednesday, July 22 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.12, from 1 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 68 investors sold SPG shares while 231 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 196 raised stakes. 292.32 million shares or 2.43% less from 299.60 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Virginia Retirement Et Al invested 0.74% in Simon Property Group Inc (NYSE:SPG). Lifeplan Grp Incorporated invested in 1,343 shares or 0.17% of the stock. Old Bankshares In holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Simon Property Group Inc (NYSE:SPG) for 1,740 shares. Suntrust Banks has 11,579 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Icon Advisers Communications has invested 0.06% in Simon Property Group Inc (NYSE:SPG). Natixis Asset Management reported 5,729 shares. Smithfield Trust Company reported 0.01% in Simon Property Group Inc (NYSE:SPG). Security National Trust invested in 339 shares. Thompson Davis Company holds 95 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Panagora Asset Mgmt holds 0.44% of its portfolio in Simon Property Group Inc (NYSE:SPG) for 545,174 shares. Adage Capital Prtn Gp Lc holds 0.22% or 450,263 shares. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning accumulated 13 shares. 164,994 are owned by British Columbia Invest Mgmt Corporation. Stoneridge Partners accumulated 1,740 shares. Savant Limited Liability accumulated 3,019 shares.

Among 11 analysts covering Retail Opportunity Investments Corp (NASDAQ:ROIC), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Retail Opportunity Investments Corp had 19 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Thursday, September 3 by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, June 19 with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by JP Morgan with “Neutral” on Thursday, April 21. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Monday, August 15 with “Neutral”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, August 24. FBR Capital maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $20 target in Thursday, March 17 report. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Tuesday, February 28 by FBR Capital. RBC Capital Markets initiated Retail Opportunity Investments Corp (NASDAQ:ROIC) on Tuesday, June 14 with “Sector Perform” rating. BTIG Research initiated the shares of ROIC in report on Thursday, August 25 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Retail Opportunity Investments Corp (NASDAQ:ROIC) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, April 1 by DA Davidson.

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our daily email newsletter.