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Shaw Communications Cl B Conv (SJR) Holder Hillsdale Investment Management Has Trimmed Its Holding; Equity Residential (EQR) Shareholder New Mexico Educational Retirement Board Trimmed Its Position as Valuation Declined

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Hillsdale Investment Management Inc decreased its stake in Shaw Communications Inc Cl B Conv (SJR) by 19.57% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hillsdale Investment Management Inc sold 26,445 shares as the company’s stock declined 17.06% with the market. The institutional investor held 108,655 shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.48 million, down from 135,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hillsdale Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Shaw Communications Inc Cl B Conv for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $10.20 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $20.9. About 54,059 shares traded. Shaw Communications Inc. (NYSE:SJR) has declined 8.07% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.62% the S&P500.

New Mexico Educational Retirement Board decreased its stake in Equity Residential (EQR) by 58.37% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board sold 49,470 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.97% with the market. The institutional investor held 35,288 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.25 million, down from 84,758 at the end of the previous reported quarter. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board who had been investing in Equity Residential for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $23.68B market cap company. The stock increased 0.50% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $61.99. About 130,714 shares traded. Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) has declined 4.58% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.13% the S&P500.

New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, which manages about $2.64B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) by 12,008 shares to 29,600 shares, valued at $973,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Autodesk Inc (NASDAQ:ADSK) by 3,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 21,057 shares, and has risen its stake in Deere Co (NYSE:DE).

Since February 7, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 selling transactions for $1.03 million activity. The insider Parrell Mark J. sold 7,355 shares worth $427,929. Manelis Michael L also sold $46,720 worth of Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) on Wednesday, February 7. Kaufman Ian had sold 684 shares worth $39,796 on Wednesday, February 7. Santee David S also sold $325,179 worth of Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) shares. Sorenson Christa L sold 117 shares worth $6,807. Fenster Scott had sold 449 shares worth $26,124 on Wednesday, February 7.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.21, from 0.9 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 35 investors sold EQR shares while 148 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 149 raised stakes. 338.98 million shares or 0.29% less from 339.97 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Earnest Prns Ltd Llc accumulated 0% or 199 shares. Tokio Marine Asset holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) for 5,150 shares. Lasalle Invest Secs Ltd accumulated 7.73M shares. Moreover, Swiss Bank & Trust has 0.13% invested in Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR). Hsbc Hldg Public Ltd reported 0.09% in Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR). Heitman Real Estate Secs, a Illinois-based fund reported 435,704 shares. Connor Clark & Lunn Inv Mgmt Limited accumulated 43,950 shares. Asset Management reported 0.01% stake. Cbre Clarion Ltd holds 2.05% of its portfolio in Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) for 2.81 million shares. Conning stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR). 6,124 are held by Raymond James Service Advsrs. Pnc Services Grp Inc Inc invested in 0.01% or 109,886 shares. Rafferty Asset Management Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.09% or 77,902 shares in its portfolio. 95,066 are owned by State Of Tennessee Treasury Department. Fjarde Ap has invested 0.1% in Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR).

Among 25 analysts covering Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 28% are positive. Equity Residential had 86 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Sector Perform” rating and $67 target in Thursday, November 10 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, January 30. On Tuesday, July 25 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. As per Monday, October 31, the company rating was upgraded by Mizuho. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Monday, March 19. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, May 26 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, March 20, the company rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 22 by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Sunday, August 20 with “Hold”. On Monday, July 18 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold”.

Analysts await Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) to report earnings on April, 24 after the close. They expect $0.78 EPS, up 5.41% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.74 per share. EQR’s profit will be $297.91M for 19.87 P/E if the $0.78 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.83 actual EPS reported by Equity Residential for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.02% negative EPS growth.

Hillsdale Investment Management Inc, which manages about $1.05B and $619.74M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Franco Nevada Corp (NYSE:FNV) by 7,600 shares to 16,150 shares, valued at $1.29M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Insperity Inc Com (NYSE:NSP) by 14,280 shares in the quarter, for a total of 28,560 shares, and has risen its stake in Resolute Fst Prods Inc (NYSE:RFP).

Analysts await Shaw Communications Inc. (NYSE:SJR) to report earnings on June, 27. They expect $0.27 EPS, down 38.64% or $0.17 from last year’s $0.44 per share. SJR’s profit will be $131.81M for 19.35 P/E if the $0.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.40 actual EPS reported by Shaw Communications Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -32.50% negative EPS growth.

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