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Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio Has Raised Holding in American Tower (AMT); Tctc Holdings Increases Position in Southern Co (SO)

Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio increased its stake in American Tower Corp (AMT) by 1.98% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio bought 6,023 shares as the company’s stock rose 18.69% with the market. The institutional investor held 310,443 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $42.43 million, up from 304,420 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio who had been investing in American Tower Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $60.38 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.12% or $1.56 during the last trading session, reaching $140.8. About 1.92M shares traded. American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) has risen 23.66% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.96% the S&P500.

Tctc Holdings Llc increased its stake in Southern Co (SO) by 39.95% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tctc Holdings Llc bought 32,844 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.35% with the market. The institutional investor held 115,056 shares of the central company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.65 million, up from 82,212 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tctc Holdings Llc who had been investing in Southern Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $44.64 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.99% or $0.435 during the last trading session, reaching $44.475. About 7.13M shares traded or 31.39% up from the average. The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has risen 2.49% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.21% the S&P500.

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $11.99 million activity. The insider WOMACK CHRISTOPHER C sold 75,144 shares worth $3.70 million. Another trade for 25,000 shares valued at $1.30M was sold by Kerr – II James Y. Daiss Ann P had sold 5,000 shares worth $261,400. $4.26M worth of The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) was sold by BOWERS WILLIAM P.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.16, from 1.16 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 51 investors sold SO shares while 353 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 330 raised stakes. 525.28 million shares or 0.91% more from 520.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Dupont Cap Mngmt Corporation has 0.05% invested in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO). 16,824 are held by Welch And Forbes Ltd Llc. Pathstone Family Office Llc, a New Jersey-based fund reported 3,229 shares. Asset Strategies holds 0.13% or 4,599 shares. Stock Yards Bancshares & Co holds 0.13% in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) or 23,166 shares. Nomura accumulated 0.01% or 110,045 shares. Davenport & Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 46,852 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Victory Management holds 0% or 16,494 shares in its portfolio. California Pub Employees Retirement holds 0.19% or 2.56M shares. Los Angeles & Equity holds 0.09% or 301,694 shares in its portfolio. Creative Planning stated it has 172,637 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Dt Invest Limited owns 47,927 shares or 0.4% of their US portfolio. Exane Derivatives holds 0.39% or 42,411 shares in its portfolio. Panagora Asset Management Incorporated holds 0.11% or 588,272 shares. Cetera Advisor Net Ltd holds 0.13% in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) or 59,052 shares.

Among 19 analysts covering The Southern Company (NYSE:SO), 6 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. The Southern Company had 58 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by SunTrust given on Wednesday, January 3. On Thursday, July 14 the stock rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with “Neutral”. Jefferies maintained the shares of SO in report on Tuesday, June 6 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Tuesday, August 1. As per Monday, September 26, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. Morgan Stanley maintained The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) rating on Monday, November 13. Morgan Stanley has “Underweight” rating and $53 target. The company was upgraded on Sunday, August 16 by Zacks. The stock of The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, May 13 by Scotia Capital. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Sunday, July 30 by RBC Capital Markets. Goldman Sachs downgraded the shares of SO in report on Thursday, January 11 to “Sell” rating.

Tctc Holdings Llc, which manages about $1.62 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 5,750 shares to 618,156 shares, valued at $46.05 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Williams Cos Inc Del (NYSE:WMB) by 716,800 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 180,945 shares, and cut its stake in Hollyfrontier Corp (NYSE:HFC).

Among 19 analysts covering American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 95% are positive. American Tower Corporation had 68 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT) rating on Friday, July 14. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $157 target. As per Monday, October 16, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Evercore downgraded the shares of AMT in report on Tuesday, April 19 to “Hold” rating. The stock of American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT) earned “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Monday, November 9. The stock of American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, September 21. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of AMT in report on Thursday, August 31 with “Buy” rating. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, April 11 by Guggenheim. Macquarie Research maintained the shares of AMT in report on Wednesday, November 1 with “Buy” rating. The company was initiated on Wednesday, August 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was maintained on Monday, October 31 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Since August 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 insider sales for $21.94 million activity. TAICLET JAMES D JR sold $4.94 million worth of American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT) on Monday, December 11. THOMPSON SAMME L had sold 5,000 shares worth $715,800 on Tuesday, January 2. $228,793 worth of American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT) was sold by SHARBUTT DAVID E. DiSanto Edmund also sold $1.38M worth of American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT) on Friday, September 22. On Thursday, August 24 REEVE PAMELA D A sold $717,450 worth of American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT) or 5,000 shares.

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