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New York State Teachers Retirement System Increased Its Cooper Cos (COO) Holding; American Realty Trust (ARL) Has 1.5 Sentiment

New York State Teachers Retirement System increased Cooper Cos Inc (COO) stake by 5.2% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. New York State Teachers Retirement System acquired 4,700 shares as Cooper Cos Inc (COO)’s stock rose 8.53%. The New York State Teachers Retirement System holds 95,071 shares with $22.54M value, up from 90,371 last quarter. Cooper Cos Inc now has $11.42 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.20% or $2.84 during the last trading session, reaching $232.85. About 534,322 shares traded or 13.19% up from the average. The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) has risen 33.48% since March 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.78% the S&P500.

American Realty Investors, Inc. engages in the acquisition, development, and ownership of residential, hotel, and commercial real estate properties in the southwestern, southeastern, and mid-western United States. The company has market cap of $220.04 million. The firm leases apartment units to residents; leases office, industrial, and retail space to various for-profit businesses, as well as local, state, and federal agencies; and sells properties and land. It currently has negative earnings. As of December 31, 2016, its portfolio comprised 50 apartment communities totaling 8,266 units; 8 commercial properties, including 5 office buildings and 3 retail centers; and a golf course.

New York State Teachers Retirement System decreased Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) stake by 54,548 shares to 1.81M valued at $94.23M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Fortune Brands Inc (NYSE:FBHS) stake by 6,089 shares and now owns 260,157 shares. Wabtec Corp (NYSE:WAB) was reduced too.

Among 16 analysts covering Cooper (NYSE:COO), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Cooper had 60 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, December 17 by Goldman Sachs. Stifel Nicolaus maintained The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) on Friday, June 2 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, August 31 by Piper Jaffray. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, August 17 by Jefferies. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $190 target in Friday, June 3 report. As per Friday, December 4, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of COO in report on Friday, March 9 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 12 by Robert W. Baird. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, May 30. The stock has “Hold” rating by Oppenheimer on Friday, June 2.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.38 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.28, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 33 investors sold COO shares while 143 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 140 raised stakes. 45.75 million shares or 0.59% less from 46.02 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 6,449 were reported by Gsa Cap Prtn Ltd Liability Partnership. Moreover, Ameritas Investment Partners has 0.01% invested in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) for 1,102 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj & owns 105,388 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Toronto Dominion Bancorp reported 0.01% stake. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System stated it has 82,745 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Bnp Paribas Asset Holdings Sa owns 3,067 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Can invested 0.02% in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). New Mexico Educational Retirement Board invested in 0.05% or 4,500 shares. Keybank Natl Association Oh accumulated 4,241 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Gulf Interest State Bank (Uk) Limited accumulated 0.05% or 14,831 shares. Creative Planning holds 1,683 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Geode Capital Management Ltd Llc invested in 565,186 shares. New Jersey-based Edgestream Prtnrs Limited Partnership has invested 0.14% in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). Prudential stated it has 0.03% in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). Strs Ohio has 0.13% invested in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO).

Since December 5, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 insider sales for $24.58 million activity. On Friday, January 12 RUBENSTEIN ALLAN E sold $1.48 million worth of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) or 6,450 shares. $8.91M worth of stock was sold by WEISS ROBERT S on Monday, March 12. KAUFMAN CAROL R had sold 13,362 shares worth $3.26M. ZINBERG STANLEY MD sold $1.12M worth of stock. BENDER A THOMAS had sold 9,150 shares worth $2.10M on Monday, December 18. PETERSMEYER GARY S had sold 785 shares worth $179,812 on Tuesday, December 5.

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