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W. P. Carey (WPC) Valuation Rose While Morgan Dempsey Capital Management Boosted Position; C-V Starr & Co Trust Continues to Hold Position in Kinder Morgan Ord (KMI)

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C-V Starr & Co Inc Trust increased its stake in Kinder Morgan Ord (KMI) by 20.23% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. C-V Starr & Co Inc Trust bought 91,052 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.09% with the market. The institutional investor held 541,052 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $8.15 million, up from 450,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. C-V Starr & Co Inc Trust who had been investing in Kinder Morgan Ord for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $37.17B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.23% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $16.85. About 10.35M shares traded. Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) has declined 18.18% since June 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.75% the S&P500. Some Historical KMI News: 29/05/2018 – Kinder Morgan Canada Shareholders to Get C$12 a Share in Trans Mountain Deal; 16/05/2018 – KINDER MORGAN CANADA LIMITED REPORTS VOTING RESULTS FROM 2018 ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS; 16/05/2018 – ALBERTA PREMIER NOTLEY SAYS WORKING CLOSELY WITH OTTAWA TO PROVIDE LEGAL CERTAINTY TO INVESTORS, CONFIDENT SOLUTIONS CAN BE FOUND; 19/04/2018 – Kinder Morgan CDS Tightens 20 Bps, Most in 2 Years; 28/05/2018 – CANADA LIKELY TO BUY KINDER MORGAN CANADA TRANS MOUNTAIN OIL PIPELINE AND ITS EXPANSION PROJECT IN BID TO ENSURE IT IS BUILT- BLOOMBERG, CITING; 29/05/2018 – The Canadian government will buy Kinder Morgan Canada’s Trans Mountain pipeline project for $3.5 billion; 20/04/2018 – Kinder Morgan Nears $6.5 Billion in Kickoffs, Completions, Wary of Trans Mountain Expansion, an Industrial Info News Alert; 07/04/2018 – Indigenous Leaders Shut Down Construction on Kinder Morgan’s Pipeline; 09/04/2018 – ALBERTA PREMIER SAYS PROVINCE’S ENERGY INDUSTRY NEEDS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO DO MORE; 15/04/2018 – ALBERTA PREMIER SAYS PROVINCE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAVE STARTED TALKS WITH KINDER MORGAN CANADA ABOUT POSSIBLE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Morgan Dempsey Capital Management Llc increased its stake in W. P. Carey Inc. (WPC) by 0.17% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Morgan Dempsey Capital Management Llc bought 130 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.78% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 77,594 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $4.81 billion, up from 77,464 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Morgan Dempsey Capital Management Llc who had been investing in W. P. Carey Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.18B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $66.96. About 270,443 shares traded. W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) has risen 1.26% since June 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.31% the S&P500. Some Historical WPC News: 04/05/2018 – W. P. Carey 1Q FFO $1.28/Shr; 15/03/2018 – WP CAREY INC – INCREASED ITS QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND TO $1.015 PER SHARE; 20/04/2018 – DJ W P Carey Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (WPC); 04/05/2018 – W. P. Carey 1Q EPS 60c; 04/05/2018 – WP CAREY 1Q AFFO/SHR $1.28, EST. $1.32; 04/05/2018 – W. P. Carey Sees FY EPS $5.30-EPS $5.50; 15/03/2018 W. P. Carey Inc. Increases Quarterly Dividend To $1.015 Per Share; 04/05/2018 – W. P. Carey Raises Dividend to $1.015; 06/04/2018 – W. L. Gore & Associates CEO Terri Kelly named W. P. Carey School of Business 2018 Executive of the Year; 03/04/2018 – Fitch Rates Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank’s Series 2018A WPC Revs ‘AAA’; Outlook Stable

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.29, from 0.7 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 74 investors sold KMI shares while 305 reduced holdings. 108 funds opened positions while 266 raised stakes. 1.31 billion shares or 0.24% less from 1.31 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Prudential has invested 0.05% in Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI). 3.30M are owned by California State Teachers Retirement System. The Bermuda-based Btg Pactual Glob Asset Mgmt Ltd has invested 2.02% in Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI). Veritable Limited Partnership holds 0.13% or 402,702 shares in its portfolio. Orca Invest Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 163,646 shares or 2.82% of its portfolio. Kcm Inv Advsrs Lc stated it has 68,869 shares. Sg Americas Secs Ltd Llc holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) for 398,177 shares. Country Club Trust Na invested in 36,999 shares. Captrust Fin Advisors holds 0.07% in Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) or 72,075 shares. Mengis holds 0.25% or 27,519 shares. Regions Fin Corporation owns 60,957 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. 2,105 were reported by Ranger Inv Mgmt L P. Edgar Lomax Va has invested 0.58% in Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI). Boothbay Fund Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 18,460 shares. 226,963 are owned by Richmond Hill Inv Company Lp.

Among 25 analysts covering Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Kinder Morgan had 86 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) rating on Monday, October 23. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $22.0 target. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 22 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was reinitiated on Friday, April 1 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, October 12. The stock of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, August 18 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of KMI in report on Thursday, January 18 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, April 30 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, March 27. Tudor Pickering downgraded the shares of KMI in report on Friday, August 14 to “Buy” rating.

More notable recent Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Better Buy: Enbridge Inc vs. Kinder Morgan, Inc.” on June 08, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “How Kinder Morgan Inc Could Spend Its Cash Hoard” published on June 02, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “MLP Insights: Q2 2018” on June 10, 2018. More interesting news about Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Canada to buy Trans Mountain pipeline” published on May 29, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Kinder Morgan Starts Over” with publication date: May 30, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.4 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.01, from 1.41 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 35 investors sold WPC shares while 89 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 123 raised stakes. 50.15 million shares or 0.21% less from 50.26 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Parsons Cap Ri accumulated 0.08% or 11,575 shares. Joel Isaacson And Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.04% of its portfolio in W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) for 3,758 shares. Private Harbour Inv Management Counsel Limited Liability Corp reported 0.41% stake. Karpus Mngmt accumulated 0.01% or 3,889 shares. Vantage Invest Advsrs Ltd Liability holds 100 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Cambridge Invest Rech Advsr holds 82,583 shares. Aperio Group Ltd Liability Co stated it has 42,831 shares. Raymond James & Assocs reported 0.01% in W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC). Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt Ltd reported 3,315 shares stake. Amp Ltd accumulated 57,008 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Riverhead Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 0.01% or 2,650 shares in its portfolio. Spirit Of America Corporation New York has invested 0.26% in W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC). 58,287 are held by Parametric Port Llc. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc owns 330,644 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Bancorporation Of Montreal Can has 0% invested in W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) for 44,690 shares.

Morgan Dempsey Capital Management Llc, which manages about $340.50 million and $254.49 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Republic Services Inc. (NYSE:RSG) by 539 shares to 2,582 shares, valued at $171.01 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Henry Schein Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) by 117 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1,453 shares, and cut its stake in Auburn National Bancorporation Inc. (NASDAQ:AUBN).

Among 7 analysts covering WP Carey & Co LLC (NYSE:WPC), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. WP Carey & Co LLC had 17 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Evercore on Monday, April 3 to “In-Line”. On Friday, September 1 the stock rating was maintained by Ladenburg with “Hold”. Evercore downgraded W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) on Monday, June 12 to “Underperform” rating. Ladenburg maintained W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) on Friday, November 10 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Ladenburg Thalmann on Thursday, February 11. BMO Capital Markets downgraded W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) on Wednesday, August 5 to “Market Perform” rating. The stock of W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 30 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Hold” rating by Ladenburg Thalmann on Friday, June 16. The stock of W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) earned “Sell” rating by Citigroup on Friday, December 11. The stock of W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) earned “Hold” rating by Evercore on Tuesday, February 27.

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