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Kratos Defense & Sec Solutio (KTOS) Shareholder Managed Asset Portfolios Has Lowered Its Holding by $596,284 as Market Valuation Rose; As American Assets Tr (AAT) Market Valuation Declined, American Assets Upped Stake by $13.35 Million

American Assets Inc increased its stake in American Assets Tr Inc (AAT) by 5.82% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. American Assets Inc bought 342,421 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.89% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 6.23M shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $247.58M, up from 5.88M at the end of the previous reported quarter. American Assets Inc who had been investing in American Assets Tr Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.32 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.93% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $36.04. About 129,026 shares traded. American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT) has risen 1.63% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.07% the S&P500.

Managed Asset Portfolios Llc decreased its stake in Kratos Defense & Sec Solutio (KTOS) by 3.66% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Managed Asset Portfolios Llc sold 45,868 shares as the company’s stock rose 19.21% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.21 million shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $15.77M, down from 1.25M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Managed Asset Portfolios Llc who had been investing in Kratos Defense & Sec Solutio for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.17 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.35% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $11.33. About 766,562 shares traded. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) has risen 142.79% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 126.09% the S&P500.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 12 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $14.18 million activity. Gammieri Jerry also sold $11,268 worth of American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT) on Thursday, August 31.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.14 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.57, from 1.71 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 18 investors sold AAT shares while 47 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 56 raised stakes. 44.88 million shares or 1.13% less from 45.40 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The New York-based Hutchin Hill LP has invested 0.02% in American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT). Assetmark stated it has 0% of its portfolio in American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT). Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas reported 125,781 shares. Meeder Asset Management holds 0.01% or 1,291 shares in its portfolio. 31,943 are owned by Guggenheim Capital Ltd Co. Northern Trust Corporation holds 0.01% of its portfolio in American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT) for 904,960 shares. Asset One Communication has 0.01% invested in American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT). Deutsche Financial Bank Ag holds 0% or 41,315 shares in its portfolio. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Inc has 0% invested in American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT) for 85,166 shares. Assets Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 6.55% or 824,572 shares. New York State Common Retirement Fund holds 42,600 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Hldgs has 40,446 shares. State Of Wisconsin Board accumulated 244,682 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Legal & General Public Ltd Company reported 0.01% of its portfolio in American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT). Delta Asset Mgmt Tn, Tennessee-based fund reported 84 shares.

Among 6 analysts covering American Assets Trust (NYSE:AAT), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. American Assets Trust had 12 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, June 8 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. On Monday, November 7 the stock rating was upgraded by Mizuho to “Buy”. The stock of American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT) earned “Hold” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, November 2. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of AAT in report on Tuesday, August 1 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, May 2 report. On Wednesday, July 22 the stock rating was initiated by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, September 22 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, April 12 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, October 23 with “Hold”. Mizuho downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, July 18 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.76 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.52, from 1.24 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 12 investors sold KTOS shares while 33 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 56.73 million shares or 13.49% more from 49.99 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 106,724 were accumulated by Citigroup. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Lp accumulated 3.31M shares or 0.02% of the stock. Illinois-based Ubs Oconnor Ltd has invested 0.14% in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS). Cortina Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Com invested in 0.34% or 627,039 shares. Geode Lc has 0% invested in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS). Parkside State Bank & holds 0.01% or 1,721 shares in its portfolio. Huntington Steele Limited Liability accumulated 19,443 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Bridgeway Capital Management, Texas-based fund reported 337,300 shares. Peak6 Lp reported 71,614 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bard Associates stated it has 0.92% of its portfolio in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS). Castleark Management Limited Co owns 762,895 shares. Ameritas Inv reported 0% in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS). Georgia-based Advisory Ser Net Llc has invested 0.05% in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS). Us National Bank & Trust De stated it has 0% in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS). Ontario – Canada-based Royal State Bank Of Canada has invested 0% in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS).

Managed Asset Portfolios Llc, which manages about $361.80M and $321.25M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 7,900 shares to 250,924 shares, valued at $18.69 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) by 4,229 shares in the quarter, for a total of 148,573 shares, and has risen its stake in Micron Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MU).

Analysts await Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) to report earnings on February, 26. KTOS’s profit will be $4.13M for 70.81 P/E if the $0.04 EPS becomes a reality.

Among 12 analysts covering Kratos Defense and Security (NASDAQ:KTOS), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Kratos Defense and Security had 29 analyst reports since August 29, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, December 1 by J.P. Morgan. The stock has “Buy” rating by Noble Financial on Tuesday, August 8. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 17 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has “Buy” rating by Noble Financial given on Friday, November 3. The rating was maintained by Noble Financial on Monday, August 14 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Friday, July 14. Jefferies maintained Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) on Thursday, June 8 with “Hold” rating. As per Friday, July 28, the company rating was maintained by Noble Financial. The stock of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, June 9. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, October 27 with “Buy”.

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