The Chairman and CEO of Ventas, Inc. (VTR), Debra Cafaro Sold 100,000 Shares, Westwood Holdings Group Has Lifted By $432,500 Its Sempra Energy (SRE) Stake

June 20, 2017 - By Richard Conner

Westwood Holdings Group Inc increased Sempra Energy (SRE) stake by 9.41% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Westwood Holdings Group Inc acquired 4,325 shares as Sempra Energy (SRE)’s stock rose 5.34%. The Westwood Holdings Group Inc holds 50,300 shares with $5.06 million value, up from 45,975 last quarter. Sempra Energy now has $29.42 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.35% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $115.98. About shares traded. Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has risen 8.27% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.43% the S&P500.

The Chairman and CEO of Ventas Inc, Debra Cafaro not a long ago received around $6,912,000 U.S Dollars for 100,000 shares in the Ventas Inc corporation at an around $69.1 per every share. The sell will most probably not remain ignored as it was huge one. Right now, she holds a total of 724,835 shares or 0.20% of the Company’s total market cap. This transaction was reported on 16/06/2017 and is already filed with the Security Exchange Commission. The legal 4F filing is freely obtainable to the public here.

Among 4 analysts covering Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Sempra Energy had 6 analyst reports since September 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) on Thursday, May 11 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, January 25 by RBC Capital Markets. Barclays Capital downgraded Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) on Thursday, June 8 to “Equal-Weight” rating.

Since January 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 insider sales for $8.28 million activity. 4,266 Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) shares with value of $430,673 were sold by Martin Jeffrey W. $2.61M worth of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) was sold by REED DEBRA L. RUTLEDGE WILLIAM P sold $1.67M worth of stock. OUCHI WILLIAM G also sold $65,922 worth of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) on Thursday, March 2. $293,613 worth of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) shares were sold by ROWLAND G JOYCE. Shares for $234,465 were sold by DAVIS STEVEN D. HOUSEHOLDER JOSEPH A also sold $660,791 worth of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.13, from 0.95 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 28 investors sold SRE shares while 185 reduced holdings. 71 funds opened positions while 158 raised stakes. 197.68 million shares or 0.18% more from 197.32 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Reaves W H Company Incorporated invested in 1.04M shares. Alpha Windward Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.12% of its portfolio in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Chartist Inc Ca owns 2,863 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Pnc Serv Group Incorporated has invested 0% in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). United Cap Financial Advisers Ltd reported 0.01% in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Walleye Trading Lc invested in 0% or 2,047 shares. Duncker Streett & Com, Missouri-based fund reported 175 shares. 9,444 are owned by Thrivent For Lutherans. The Japan-based Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & Banking Corporation has invested 0.11% in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Eagle Asset Management reported 0.31% in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Neumann Cap Management Lc stated it has 0.15% of its portfolio in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Cap Research Glob Invsts has invested 0.32% in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Beach Investment Mngmt Ltd Co owns 11,810 shares for 2.03% of their portfolio. 30,190 were reported by Ecofin. Creative Planning accumulated 22,386 shares or 0.01% of the stock.

Westwood Holdings Group Inc decreased Integra Lifesciences Hldgs Cp (NASDAQ:IART) stake by 450,428 shares to 79,757 valued at $6.84 million in 2016Q4. It also reduced Amphenol Corp Cl A (NYSE:APH) stake by 9,930 shares and now owns 85,735 shares. Mohawk Inds Inc (NYSE:MHK) was reduced too.

Analysts await Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) to report earnings on August, 4. They expect $1.05 earnings per share, up 0.96% or $0.01 from last year’s $1.04 per share. VTR’s profit will be $375.14M for 16.61 P/E if the $1.05 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.04 actual earnings per share reported by Ventas, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.96% EPS growth.

Since February 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $9.57 million activity. PASQUALE DOUGLAS M also sold $314,500 worth of Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) shares. 142,359 shares were sold by Lillibridge Todd W., worth $9.26M on Tuesday, February 28.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.37, from 1.33 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 67 investors sold Ventas, Inc. shares while 205 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 196 raised stakes. 317.01 million shares or 0.82% more from 314.44 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Comerica Bank reported 109,820 shares. Fiduciary Svcs Of The Southwest Tx holds 0.68% or 32,939 shares in its portfolio. Groesbeck Investment Management Corporation Nj accumulated 34,671 shares. Meiji Yasuda Asset Mgmt Communication Limited owns 23,686 shares. Massachusetts Svcs Ma owns 25,836 shares. Boston Private Wealth Ltd Llc accumulated 28,817 shares. Veritable L P holds 8,589 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Vanguard Gp holds 49.92M shares or 0.17% of its portfolio. A D Beadell Counsel accumulated 46,745 shares. Howe Rusling Inc reported 0% stake. 2 are owned by Assetmark. Princeton Alpha Mngmt Lp, New Jersey-based fund reported 7,486 shares. Tocqueville Asset Mgmt Lp stated it has 10,282 shares. M&T National Bank & Trust owns 81,464 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Bb&T Corporation reported 60,743 shares stake.

The stock increased 0.33% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $69.75. About shares traded. Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) has risen 3.44% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.26% the S&P500.

Ventas, Inc. is a real estate investment trust with its properties located throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of $24.92 billion. The Firm operates through three divisions: triple-net leased properties, senior living activities and office operations. It has a 42.2 P/E ratio. Under its triple-net leased properties segment, the Company invests in and owns seniors housing and healthcare properties throughout the United States and the United Kingdom and leases those properties to healthcare operating companies under triple-net or absolute-net leases that obligate the tenants to pay all property-related expenses.

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