Goodwin Daniel L Increased Qts Rlty Tr (QTS) Stake by $720,000; As United Technologies (UTX) Share Price Declined, Holder Private Wealth Advisors Trimmed Position by $308,625

June 6, 2018 - By Jonathan Benavides

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Private Wealth Advisors Inc decreased its stake in United Technologies Corp (UTX) by 10.27% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Private Wealth Advisors Inc sold 2,469 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.23% with the market. The institutional investor held 21,568 shares of the aerospace company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $2.71 million, down from 24,037 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Private Wealth Advisors Inc who had been investing in United Technologies Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $101.32 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.54% or $0.685 during the last trading session, reaching $126.635. About 994,008 shares traded. United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) has risen 3.91% since June 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.66% the S&P500. Some Historical UTX News: 08/03/2018 – BOEING CEO SEES DECISION ON POSSIBLE NEW MID-MARKET AIRCRAFT ‘OVER NEXT YEAR OR SO’; 16/03/2018 – “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer hears from United Technologies CEO Greg Hayes about the potential for a breakup of his massive industrial company; 22/05/2018 – MAGELLAN AEROSPACE-SIGNED AGREEMENT WITH HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND, TO MAKE COMPLEX MAGNESIUM,ALUMINIUM CASTINGS FOR MILITARY,COMMERCIAL AEROSPACE PLATFORMS; 19/03/2018 – UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP – “HAYES INTENDS TO CONTINUE TO REMAIN FOCUSED ON EXECUTING UTC’S PRIORITIES FOR YEARS TO COME”; 24/04/2018 – UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP UTX.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $7.07, REV VIEW $63.77 BLN — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 04/05/2018 – UTC gets European go-ahead for $23 billion purchase of Rockwell Collins; 24/04/2018 – UNITED TECHNOLOGIES SEES FY ADJ EPS $6.95 TO $7.15, EST. $7.07; 09/03/2018 – UTX DETAILS EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION IN REGULATORY FILING; 26/04/2018 – Airbus heads for dogfight with UTC over CSeries costs; 18/04/2018 – RadioResource: UTC Asks Lawmakers to Require FCC, FERC Meetings

Goodwin Daniel L increased its stake in Qts Rlty Tr Inc (QTS) by 212.77% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Goodwin Daniel L bought 20,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.47% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 29,400 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $1.07 million, up from 9,400 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Goodwin Daniel L who had been investing in Qts Rlty Tr Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.24 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.90% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $38.74. About 167,890 shares traded. QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) has declined 29.07% since June 6, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 41.64% the S&P500. Some Historical QTS News: 25/04/2018 – QTS REALTY TRUST INC – COMPANY IS REAFFIRMING ITS 2018 GUIDANCE; 24/04/2018 – QTS Enters Cloud and Managed Services Partnership with GDT; Will Release First Quarter 2018 Earnings Before Market Open on Apri; 27/03/2018 – LAND & BUILDINGS ISSUES LETTER TO FELLOW QTS HOLDERS; 19/04/2018 – QTS Hybrid Colocation Now Available to IBM Cloud Customers Through Direct Link; 25/04/2018 – QTS REALTY TRUST INC QTS.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $0.04, REV VIEW $436.9 MLN — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 24/04/2018 – QTS SEES MOVING ABOUT 200 CUSTOMERS TO GDT BY END OF 2018; 20/04/2018 – QTS SAYS GLASS LEWIS BACKS ITS DIRECTOR NOMINATIONS; 24/04/2018 – QTS ENTERS CLOUD & MANAGED SERVICES PARTNERSHIP WITH GDT; 27/03/2018 – LAND & BUILDINGS DEMANDS RE-EVALUATION OF QTS COMP. PRACTICES; 23/05/2018 – Fintel Insider Buying Report: QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (QTS), International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc (IFF), And Others

Since December 13, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 8 sales for $3.30 million activity. Amato Elizabeth B sold $546,600 worth of stock or 4,341 shares. Bailey Robert J. also sold $56,034 worth of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) on Thursday, February 22. 10,770 shares valued at $1.28 million were sold by MCDONOUGH ROBERT J on Wednesday, May 2. $1.09 million worth of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) shares were bought by Reynolds Fredric G. $803,037 worth of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) was sold by JOHRI AKHIL on Tuesday, May 22.

More recent United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) news were published by: 247Wallst.com which released: “Boeing Joint Venture Goes After Honeywell, United Technologies” on June 04, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “You’re Better Off Sitting On The Sidelines In The United Technologies And Rockwell Collins Deal” on June 05, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “United Technologies (UTX) Division, Pratt & Whitney, Secure Contract from US DOD for 135 F135 Engines” with publication date: May 31, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Analysts await United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) to report earnings on July, 24. They expect $1.83 earnings per share, down 1.08% or $0.02 from last year’s $1.85 per share. UTX’s profit will be $1.46 billion for 17.30 P/E if the $1.83 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.77 actual earnings per share reported by United Technologies Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.39% EPS growth.

Among 22 analysts covering United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. United Technologies Corporation had 86 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, July 7. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, October 13. Citigroup maintained United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) rating on Wednesday, October 21. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $115 target. Atlantic Securities downgraded the shares of UTX in report on Wednesday, July 22 to “Neutral” rating. Cowen & Co downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Wednesday, September 6 report. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Friday, January 8 by Bernstein. CItigroup downgraded United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) on Monday, October 10 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, December 1 by Liberum Capital. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Thursday, January 28 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan given on Thursday, October 8.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.02, from 0.92 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 62 investors sold UTX shares while 542 reduced holdings. 98 funds opened positions while 467 raised stakes. 630.65 million shares or 1.06% more from 624.06 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Front Barnett Assoc Limited Liability Co owns 107,022 shares. Blue Fincl Cap Inc holds 10,159 shares. Endurance Wealth Mngmt Inc reported 0.33% stake. Perkins Coie holds 0.68% or 10,817 shares in its portfolio. Chilton Cap Management Lc, Texas-based fund reported 1,986 shares. Comm Fincl Bank invested 0.48% of its portfolio in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). Naples Advisors Limited Liability Co invested 0.41% of its portfolio in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). Cullen Frost Bankers has invested 0.28% in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). Alphaone Ltd Llc accumulated 1,551 shares. General Invsts invested in 190,000 shares or 2.27% of the stock. Boston Private Wealth Ltd Liability, Massachusetts-based fund reported 254,579 shares. Hbk Sorce Advisory has 7,704 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Highlander Capital Mngmt Ltd Company reported 0.26% in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). Northstar Advisors Limited Co holds 0.51% or 19,069 shares. Strategic Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 4,415 shares.

Among 20 analysts covering QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS), 12 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. QTS Realty Trust had 67 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, June 8 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, April 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, February 23. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by MUFG Securities Americas Inc. The stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Wednesday, December 6. The company was initiated on Tuesday, September 22 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, June 9 by Jefferies. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Underperform” rating and $30 target in Thursday, April 26 report. The firm has “Sell” rating by Raymond James given on Wednesday, February 21. Canaccord Genuity initiated QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) rating on Tuesday, June 7. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $63 target.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.46 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.03, from 1.49 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 27 investors sold QTS shares while 43 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. 51.64 million shares or 2.17% less from 52.78 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Brookfield Asset Management Incorporated stated it has 4.39 million shares or 0.54% of all its holdings. Wellington Management Llp has invested 0% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Zimmer Prtn LP owns 687,500 shares. 107,397 were accumulated by Amer Century. Pggm Investments holds 0.37% of its portfolio in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) for 1.79 million shares. Barclays Pcl stated it has 47,508 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Nelson Van Denburg Campbell Wealth Mgmt Grp Ltd Liability Co reported 0.02% stake. Geode Capital Mgmt Limited Co reported 518,677 shares. National Bank Of Ny Mellon holds 0% or 352,714 shares. Boothbay Fund Mgmt Ltd Co stated it has 22,381 shares. Maryland-based Proshare Advisors has invested 0% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). The California-based Aperio Group Ltd has invested 0% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Qs Invsts Limited Liability Corp has invested 0% of its portfolio in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Eii Cap Inc reported 0.15% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Manufacturers Life Ins Company The, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 40,423 shares.

More important recent QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Massive data center set for Hillsboro” on May 29, 2018, also Prnewswire.com published article titled: “QTS Partners with Relus Cloud to Expand Support for AWS and Multi-Cloud Management Solutions”, Prnewswire.com published: “QTS Realty Trust, Inc. to Present at Industry Events” on May 30, 2018. More interesting news about QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) was released by: Gurufocus.com and their article: “Qts Realty Trust Inc (QTS) CEO Chad L. Williams Bought $1.8 million of Shares” with publication date: May 25, 2018.

Since May 21, 2018, it had 7 buys, and 0 sales for $8.09 million activity. Another trade for 1,000 shares valued at $35,080 was made by Bloom Steven C on Wednesday, May 23. 10,000 shares were bought by Marino Peter, worth $345,100 on Monday, May 21. Williams Chad L. bought 30,000 shares worth $1.13M. On Monday, May 21 Berson Jeffrey H. bought $523,350 worth of QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) or 15,000 shares.

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