Analysts See $2.19 EPS for AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (AVB); D-E Shaw & Company Has Upped Mosaic Co New (Put) (MOS) Stake By $1.50 Million

March 22, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

Analysts expect AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE:AVB) to report $2.19 EPS on April, 25.They anticipate $0.10 EPS change or 4.78% from last quarter’s $2.09 EPS. AVB’s profit would be $302.45M giving it 18.63 P/E if the $2.19 EPS is correct. After having $2.25 EPS previously, AvalonBay Communities, Inc.’s analysts see -2.67% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.65% or $1.07 during the last trading session, reaching $163.24. About 675,917 shares traded. AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE:AVB) has risen 6.66% since March 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.04% the S&P500.

D-E Shaw & Company Inc increased Mosaic Co New (Put) (MOS) stake by 35.59% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. D-E Shaw & Company Inc acquired 71,600 shares as Mosaic Co New (Put) (MOS)’s stock declined 29.59%. The D-E Shaw & Company Inc holds 272,800 shares with $5.89 million value, up from 201,200 last quarter. Mosaic Co New (Put) now has $9.73 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.92% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $25.26. About 3.29M shares traded. The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) has declined 7.87% since March 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.57% the S&P500.

Among 25 analysts covering The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS), 9 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. The Mosaic Company had 91 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $24 target in Wednesday, November 1 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, November 4. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, August 2. IBC upgraded the shares of MOS in report on Monday, February 12 to “Neutral” rating. JP Morgan upgraded the shares of MOS in report on Wednesday, February 21 to “Overweight” rating. The stock of The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) earned “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, March 5. Bernstein initiated the stock with “Mkt Perform” rating in Friday, September 11 report. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Tuesday, January 24 by Cowen & Co. The stock of The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, February 5. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, February 21.

Since February 27, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 insider sales for $33,154 activity. Another trade for 1,200 shares valued at $33,154 was made by WESTBROOK KELVIN R on Tuesday, February 27.

D-E Shaw & Company Inc decreased Endurance Intl Group Hldgs I (NASDAQ:EIGI) stake by 119,417 shares to 330,947 valued at $2.71 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Mistras Group Inc (NYSE:MG) stake by 29,191 shares and now owns 254,873 shares. Ingersoll (NYSE:IR) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.19, from 1.24 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 36 investors sold MOS shares while 129 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 157 raised stakes. 258.00 million shares or 0.68% less from 259.77 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Stifel Fincl Corp owns 68,737 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv stated it has 240,954 shares. Cibc Ww Mkts Corporation holds 51,126 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Indiana Tru And Inv Management Co holds 13,790 shares. Moreover, John G Ullman & Associates Inc has 0.09% invested in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS). Nomura accumulated 83,209 shares or 0% of the stock. Nationwide Fund Advisors holds 0.02% or 216,756 shares in its portfolio. Jolley Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 2.86% of its portfolio in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS). Fmr Llc owns 6.64 million shares. 51,406 were accumulated by Lpl Fincl Limited Co. Artemis Invest Management Limited Liability Partnership reported 1.72M shares stake. Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas stated it has 0% of its portfolio in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS). Connor Clark And Lunn Invest Mngmt Limited holds 0.01% or 109,975 shares in its portfolio. Credit Agricole S A reported 581,060 shares. Tower Research Ltd Liability Corp (Trc) reported 11 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.28 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 1.27 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 27 investors sold AvalonBay Communities, Inc. shares while 128 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 139 raised stakes. 128.20 million shares or 3.63% less from 133.03 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Finemark Bancorporation & Tru has 5,150 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. State Of Wisconsin Board holds 0.09% or 174,268 shares. Tudor Invest Corp Et Al invested in 0.08% or 17,504 shares. Suntrust Banks holds 0% or 2,549 shares in its portfolio. Quantres Asset owns 5,700 shares. Gsa Cap Prns Limited Liability Partnership invested in 10,850 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Edge Wealth Ltd Liability owns 515 shares. Schroder Management Group stated it has 28,844 shares. Motco invested 0.05% in AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE:AVB). Sei reported 0.21% in AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE:AVB). Brinker Cap holds 2,645 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Hbk Invs Ltd Partnership holds 0.04% of its portfolio in AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE:AVB) for 27,204 shares. The Massachusetts-based Amundi Pioneer Asset Management has invested 0.03% in AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE:AVB). Renaissance Technologies Ltd Liability Com accumulated 1.59M shares or 0.33% of the stock. Paloma Ptnrs Mngmt Com invested in 0.01% or 4,057 shares.

AvalonBay Communities, Inc. engages in the development, redevelopment, acquisition, ownership, and operation of multifamily communities in the United States. The company has market cap of $22.54 billion. As of January 31, 2009, the firm owned or held a direct or indirect ownership interest in 164 operating apartment communities comprising 45,728 apartment homes in 10 states and the District of Columbia. It has a 25.7 P/E ratio. It also held a direct or indirect ownership interest in 14 communities under construction, as well as held rights to develop an additional 27 communities.

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