Great Lakes Advisors Has Lowered Aetna New (AET) Position; 2 Analysts Bullish Brookfield Property Partners LP (BPY)

November 15, 2017 - By Vivian Park

Great Lakes Advisors Llc decreased Aetna Inc New (AET) stake by 1.2% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Great Lakes Advisors Llc sold 5,562 shares as Aetna Inc New (AET)’s stock rose 12.84%. The Great Lakes Advisors Llc holds 458,141 shares with $69.56M value, down from 463,703 last quarter. Aetna Inc New now has $56.03 billion valuation. It closed at $171.83 lastly. It is down 28.84% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.14% the S&P500.

Among 3 analysts covering Brookfield Property Partners (NYSE:BPY), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Brookfield Property Partners had 13 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, August 5, the company rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, April 21 by Scotia Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, November 3. The stock of Brookfield Property Partners LP (NYSE:BPY) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, October 2. The stock of Brookfield Property Partners LP (NYSE:BPY) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 9 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, July 5. The rating was downgraded by Canaccord Genuity to “Hold” on Monday, November 13. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $2600 target in Friday, August 11 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $26.0 target in Wednesday, October 4 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 2 by Canaccord Genuity. See Brookfield Property Partners LP (NYSE:BPY) latest ratings:

13/11/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Hold New Target: $24.0 Downgrade
09/11/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $26.0 Maintain
03/11/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy New Target: $28.0 Maintain
04/10/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $26.0 Maintain
02/10/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy New Target: $28.0 Maintain
11/08/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $26.0000 Maintain
02/08/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy New Target: $28.0000 Maintain
05/07/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $26.0000 Maintain

Great Lakes Advisors Llc increased Macquarie Infrastr Co Llc (NYSE:MIC) stake by 103,577 shares to 109,701 valued at $8.60M in 2017Q2. It also upped Norwegian Cruise Line Hldgs (NASDAQ:NCLH) stake by 33,961 shares and now owns 74,915 shares. Five Below Inc (NASDAQ:FIVE) was raised too.

Since May 16, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $5.20 million activity. 103,547 shares were sold by Bertolini Mark T, worth $14.58 million on Tuesday, May 16. On Wednesday, June 7 Lynch Karen S sold $1.17M worth of Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) or 7,825 shares. McCarthy Margaret M also sold $4.03 million worth of Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.25, from 0.94 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 62 investors sold AET shares while 331 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 195 raised stakes. 290.06 million shares or 2.18% less from 296.52 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Davidson Kempner Cap Mngmt Limited Partnership reported 50,000 shares. James Inv Research Inc has 81,252 shares. Aperio Group Lc, a California-based fund reported 258,628 shares. Univest Of Pennsylvania has invested 1.64% in Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET). Family Firm Incorporated owns 0.12% invested in Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) for 1,732 shares. Keybank National Association Oh invested in 0.38% or 421,535 shares. Bessemer Incorporated reported 14,962 shares. Ca reported 1,350 shares. Duncker Streett holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) for 600 shares. The Ohio-based Bahl And Gaynor has invested 0% in Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET). Ardsley Advisory stated it has 0.16% in Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET). Cypress Cap Group accumulated 0.15% or 4,482 shares. Millennium Limited Liability Co has invested 0.11% in Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET). Factory Mutual Communication holds 0.12% or 70,000 shares in its portfolio. 22,174 are owned by Liberty Mutual Grp Asset Management.

Analysts await Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $1.23 EPS, down 24.54% or $0.40 from last year’s $1.63 per share. AET’s profit will be $401.08M for 34.92 P/E if the $1.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.45 actual EPS reported by Aetna Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -49.80% negative EPS growth.

Among 23 analysts covering Aetna (NYSE:AET), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Aetna has $200 highest and $12 lowest target. $167.40’s average target is -2.58% below currents $171.83 stock price. Aetna had 59 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, April 29. As per Wednesday, September 20, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The stock of Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, November 11 by Credit Suisse. The rating was downgraded by Cantor Fitzgerald to “Neutral” on Friday, October 27. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, November 1 by Jefferies. As per Monday, May 15, the company rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, August 3. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, May 16. Wolfe Research downgraded Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) on Thursday, July 21 to “Peer Perform” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Wednesday, January 4.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.13, from 0.9 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 4 investors sold Brookfield Property Partners LP shares while 30 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 26 raised stakes. 155.39 million shares or 1.00% less from 156.96 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Northern Trust owns 0% invested in Brookfield Property Partners LP (NYSE:BPY) for 35,284 shares. Whittier Tru Com holds 0% of its portfolio in Brookfield Property Partners LP (NYSE:BPY) for 131 shares. Pnc Ser Gru Inc reported 1,842 shares. Us Commercial Bank De holds 28 shares. 38 are owned by Community Bankshares Na. Moreover, Tocqueville Asset Mgmt L P has 0% invested in Brookfield Property Partners LP (NYSE:BPY). Sprott, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 829,610 shares. Nuveen Asset Mgmt Limited Com reported 471,192 shares. Susquehanna Intll Gru Llp accumulated 8,889 shares. Veritas Invest Management (Uk) Ltd accumulated 368 shares. Karpas Strategies Limited Co has invested 3.1% in Brookfield Property Partners LP (NYSE:BPY). Connor Clark Lunn Invest Management Limited invested in 0.46% or 2.96M shares. Pub Sector Pension Investment Board stated it has 0.25% in Brookfield Property Partners LP (NYSE:BPY). Brown Brothers Harriman And Comm holds 2,500 shares. Bb&T Securities Ltd Liability Corp holds 38,480 shares.

It closed at $22.71 lastly. It is down 7.06% since November 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.76% the S&P500.

Brookfield Property Partners L.P. is a diversified global real estate company. The company has market cap of $5.79 billion. The Firm owns, operates and develops a portfolio of office, retail, multifamily, industrial, hospitality, triple net lease, self-storage and student housing assets. It has a 98.6 P/E ratio. The Company’s partnership is Brookfield Asset Management Inc.’s public commercial property entity and the primary vehicle through which it invests in real estate on a global basis.

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