$0.44 EPS Expected for Government Properties Income Trust (GOV); Fil LTD Has Boosted By $1.55 Million Its Roper Technologies (ROP) Stake

October 12, 2017 - By Richard Conner

Analysts expect Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) to report $0.44 EPS on October, 26.They anticipate $0.10 EPS change or 18.52% from last quarter’s $0.54 EPS. GOV’s profit would be $42.32M giving it 10.87 P/E if the $0.44 EPS is correct. After having $0.60 EPS previously, Government Properties Income Trust’s analysts see -26.67% EPS growth. About 67,369 shares traded. Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) has risen 16.67% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.03% the S&P500.

Fil Ltd increased Roper Technologies Inc (ROP) stake by 11.17% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Fil Ltd acquired 6,725 shares as Roper Technologies Inc (ROP)’s stock rose 6.97%. The Fil Ltd holds 66,924 shares with $15.50M value, up from 60,199 last quarter. Roper Technologies Inc now has $25.62 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.67% or $1.67 reaching $251.58 per share. About 24,718 shares traded. Roper Technologies Inc (NYSE:ROP) has risen 23.10% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.40% the S&P500.

Government Properties Income Trust is a real estate investment trust . The company has market cap of $1.84 billion. The Firm operates through two divisions: ownership of properties that are primarily leased to government tenants and its equity method investment in Select Income REIT (SIR). It has a 31.44 P/E ratio. The Company’s properties are located in areas, including Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey and New Mexico.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.05 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.93, from 1.12 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 9 investors sold Government Properties Income Trust shares while 47 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. 56.22 million shares or 24.51% more from 45.15 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. 11,480 are held by Brown Advisory. Washington Retail Bank has 0% invested in Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV). Amp Cap Ltd, a Australia-based fund reported 11,024 shares. 350 are owned by Fincl Serv. Royal National Bank Of Canada reported 0% of its portfolio in Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV). Advantus Capital Mgmt accumulated 50,000 shares or 0.02% of the stock. 11,375 are held by Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Mgmt Il. Newman Dignan And Sheerar Incorporated accumulated 0.39% or 37,925 shares. Tfs Limited Company has invested 0.15% of its portfolio in Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV). Winslow Evans & Crocker Incorporated reported 8,610 shares. Pub Sector Pension Inv Board stated it has 0.01% in Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV). 76,400 were reported by New York State Common Retirement Fund. Creative Planning holds 0% of its portfolio in Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) for 17,466 shares. Cambridge Invest Research Advsrs has 0.01% invested in Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) for 30,359 shares. Blackrock holds 0.01% or 7.34 million shares.

Fil Ltd decreased Arris Intl Inc stake by 477,700 shares to 364,066 valued at $10.20M in 2017Q2. It also reduced Interpublic Group Cos Inc (NYSE:IPG) stake by 818,185 shares and now owns 5.27M shares. Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) was reduced too.

Since June 9, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $411,661 activity. WRIGHT CHRISTOPHER had sold 1,800 shares worth $411,661.

Among 10 analysts covering Roper Industries Inc. (NYSE:ROP), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 90% are positive. Roper Industries Inc. had 39 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 31 with “Buy”. On Tuesday, February 2 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, October 5. As per Friday, January 6, the company rating was upgraded by Oppenheimer. Zacks upgraded the shares of ROP in report on Friday, August 7 to “Sell” rating. On Wednesday, July 19 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, September 8 with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, July 7. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of ROP in report on Friday, September 11 to “Underweight” rating. The stock has “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James on Wednesday, July 20.

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