American Capital Management Raised Qualys (QLYS) Stake By $320,960; W P Carey (WPC) Has 1.41 Sentiment

May 10, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

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W P Carey Inc (WPC) investors sentiment increased to 1.41 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.09, from 1.32 in 2017Q3. The ratio increased, as 154 active investment managers increased or opened new positions, while 109 reduced and sold equity positions in W P Carey Inc. The active investment managers in our database now possess: 50.26 million shares, up from 50.07 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding W P Carey Inc in top ten positions decreased from 3 to 1 for a decrease of 2. Sold All: 26 Reduced: 83 Increased: 112 New Position: 42.

American Capital Management Inc increased Qualys (QLYS) stake by 20.68% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. American Capital Management Inc acquired 5,440 shares as Qualys (QLYS)’s stock rose 21.64%. The American Capital Management Inc holds 31,740 shares with $1.88M value, up from 26,300 last quarter. Qualys now has $3.02B valuation. The stock decreased 0.32% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $77.5. About 229,649 shares traded. Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) has risen 101.10% since May 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 89.55% the S&P500.

The stock increased 0.69% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $65.99. About 446,289 shares traded or 16.65% up from the average. W. P. Carey Inc. (WPC) has risen 0.63% since May 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.92% the S&P500.

More important recent W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) news were published by: Twst.com which released: “Jason Fox, CEO of WP Carey (NYSE:WPC) Wants You to Know that Publicly Traded Real Estate Is an Inflation Hedge” on April 26, 2018, also Benzinga.com published article titled: “Earnings Scheduled For May 4, 2018”, Fool.com published: “If You’re Retired, Consider Buying These 3 Dividend Stocks” on May 05, 2018. More interesting news about W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Cross Country Healthcare, Tribune Media, WP Carey, Advanced Drainage …” with publication date: April 24, 2018.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $375,046 activity.

W. P. Carey Inc. is an independent equity real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $7.07 billion. The firm also provides long-term sale-leaseback and build-to-suit financing for companies. It has a 25.78 P/E ratio. It invests in the real estate markets across the globe.

Rock Point Advisors Llc holds 3.92% of its portfolio in W. P. Carey Inc. for 122,047 shares. Gruss & Co Inc owns 55,277 shares or 3.72% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Pring Turner Capital Group Inc has 2.51% invested in the company for 33,870 shares. The New York-based Karpas Strategies Llc has invested 2.28% in the stock. Berkshire Asset Management Llc Pa, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 293,092 shares.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 12 selling transactions for $4.43 million activity. The insider Deeba Amer sold 2,000 shares worth $125,421. Thakar Sumedh S sold $117,685 worth of stock or 2,000 shares. Rogers Kristi Marie sold $718,651 worth of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) on Friday, February 16. POSEY BRUCE K had sold 28,000 shares worth $1.89 million.

Among 22 analysts covering Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Qualys had 67 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse on Thursday, October 8 to “Outperform”. As per Tuesday, February 13, the company rating was maintained by Northland Capital. Needham initiated it with “Buy” rating and $65.0 target in Monday, October 23 report. Imperial Capital maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $40 target in Tuesday, November 8 report. J.P. Morgan upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 3 report. The stock of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, July 20. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, February 13. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, July 17 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 21 by Northland Capital. The stock of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) earned “Hold” rating by Summit Redstone Partners on Friday, July 22.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.86 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.23, from 1.63 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 17 investors sold QLYS shares while 47 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. 28.48 million shares or 5.40% more from 27.02 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Savings Bank Of Ny Mellon Corporation holds 0.01% or 377,970 shares in its portfolio. Wells Fargo And Mn reported 170,844 shares stake. First Trust Advisors Limited Partnership owns 211,638 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Mason Street Ltd Liability Com invested 0.01% in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). Riverhead Limited Liability owns 2,633 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. The Alaska-based State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has invested 0.01% in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). 87,250 are held by Herald Inv Mngmt Limited. Meeder Asset owns 138 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Amer Cap holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) for 31,740 shares. Wasatch Advisors Incorporated stated it has 41,127 shares. Columbia Wanger Asset Mgmt Limited Com stated it has 1.01M shares. Torray Ltd Llc invested in 0.09% or 16,181 shares. Swiss Bankshares invested in 0% or 55,200 shares. Stephens Invest Management Ltd Liability Company has 598,813 shares for 0.81% of their portfolio. Mufg Americas Holdg accumulated 0% or 361 shares.

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