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Ims Capital Management Has Boosted Stake in Altria Group (MO) as Market Value Declined; As Extra Space Storage (EXR) Valuation Declined, Cbre Clarion Securities Increased Its Position

Cbre Clarion Securities Llc increased its stake in Extra Space Storage Inc. (EXR) by 8.93% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cbre Clarion Securities Llc bought 348,210 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.98% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 4.25M shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $339.56M, up from 3.90 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cbre Clarion Securities Llc who had been investing in Extra Space Storage Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $10.82B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.38% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $82.2. About 1.21M shares traded or 13.70% up from the average. Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE:EXR) has declined 14.77% since February 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.47% the S&P500.

Ims Capital Management increased its stake in Altria Group Inc (MO) by 92.06% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ims Capital Management bought 5,045 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.84% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 10,525 shares of the farming and seeds and milling company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $667,000, up from 5,480 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ims Capital Management who had been investing in Altria Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $124.46B market cap company. The stock increased 0.21% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $65.46. About 6.20M shares traded. Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) has risen 11.92% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.78% the S&P500.

Since September 21, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $2.95 million activity. Shares for $1.96M were sold by DEVITRE DINYAR S on Thursday, September 21.

Among 19 analysts covering Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Altria Group Inc. had 59 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 23 by Stifel Nicolaus. Citigroup maintained Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) on Monday, October 30 with “Buy” rating. Jefferies maintained Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) rating on Monday, July 17. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $70 target. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, November 17. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 14 by Piper Jaffray. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of MO in report on Thursday, October 26 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 8 by Cowen & Co. The rating was reinitiated by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Tuesday, November 29. Jefferies maintained the shares of MO in report on Monday, June 5 with “Hold” rating. Vetr upgraded the shares of MO in report on Wednesday, September 2 to “Strong-Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.02, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 91 investors sold MO shares while 516 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 420 raised stakes. 1.17 billion shares or 0.77% more from 1.16 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Centurylink Inv Mngmt Comm holds 45,369 shares. Union Retail Bank Corporation holds 13,624 shares. 7,619 were accumulated by Hendershot. Franklin Resource Inc has invested 0.21% of its portfolio in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Dana Invest Advsrs reported 54,196 shares. Ls Advisors Ltd Liability Company accumulated 41,014 shares. Fincl Sense Advsr invested 0.13% in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Gulf Intl Fincl Bank (Uk) accumulated 40,153 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Americafirst Cap Management Limited Liability Company stated it has 9,219 shares. Bank accumulated 764,040 shares or 0.8% of the stock. Los Angeles Capital Mngmt & Equity Incorporated reported 879,713 shares or 0.32% of all its holdings. Clark Mgmt Group Inc Inc owns 13,632 shares. Gotham Asset Limited Liability Corp accumulated 776,871 shares. Macnealy Hoover Inv Management stated it has 0.18% of its portfolio in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Affinity Wealth Mngmt accumulated 3,038 shares.

Ims Capital Management, which manages about $164.74 million and $156.00 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 3,623 shares to 14,105 shares, valued at $2.17M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $3.44 million activity. $1.56M worth of Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE:EXR) was sold by Kirk Spencer.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.02, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 25 investors sold EXR shares while 117 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 128 raised stakes. 131.25 million shares or 0.15% less from 131.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. California Pub Employees Retirement System, a California-based fund reported 280,870 shares. National Bank Of America Corp De accumulated 0.03% or 2.71 million shares. Smithfield Trust Co owns 140 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Mitsubishi Ufj Tru & Banking reported 431,758 shares stake. Blackrock Inc accumulated 12.30M shares. Amp Cap Invsts reported 119,229 shares stake. Assetmark holds 0% or 31 shares in its portfolio. Brown Advisory invested in 0% or 4,926 shares. Royal Financial Bank Of Canada accumulated 143,456 shares. Palladium Prtnrs Lc invested in 0.11% or 17,331 shares. Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Switzerland) holds 0.19% of its portfolio in Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE:EXR) for 24,895 shares. Ls Inv accumulated 0.03% or 6,583 shares. Advisor Prtnrs Lc holds 0.06% or 3,991 shares in its portfolio. Lmr Prtnrs Llp holds 4,565 shares. Massachusetts Service Company Ma owns 266,468 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

Cbre Clarion Securities Llc, which manages about $22.77 billion and $9.03 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) by 205,015 shares to 3.73M shares, valued at $286.75M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Kilroy Realty Corp. (NYSE:KRC) by 658,544 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.42 million shares, and cut its stake in Csx Corporation (NYSE:CSX).

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