Ron Bobman increased its stake in Brown & Brown Inc (BRO) by 49.7% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Capital Returns Management Llc bought 150,358 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.20% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Ron Bobman held 452,916 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $11.52 million, up from 302,558 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capital Returns Management Llc who had been investing in Brown & Brown Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.82B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.77% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $28.29. About 271,557 shares traded. Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) has risen 29.47% since June 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.90% the S&P500. Some Historical BRO News: 14/05/2018 – Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces the Asset Acquisition of Automotive Development Group, LLC; 19/04/2018 – DJ Brown & Brown Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (BRO); 01/05/2018 – Brown & Brown: Servco Pacific Transaction Expected to Close in June 2018; 23/04/2018 – Brown & Brown 1Q Net $90.8M; 23/04/2018 – BROWN & BROWN 1Q REV. $501.5M, EST. $492.9M; 11/04/2018 – Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces the Asset Acquisition of Manning & Nozick Insurance Agency; 19/03/2018 Fitch Publishes Unrated Issuer Report on Brown & Brown, Inc; 23/04/2018 – BROWN & BROWN 1Q ADJ EPS 29C, EST. 30C; 01/05/2018 – Brown & Brown, Inc. Enters Into Agreement To Acquire Servco Pacific Insurance; 23/04/2018 – Brown & Brown Declares Dividend of $0.075
Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association Of America decreased its stake in Kite Rlty Group Tr (KRG) by 20.45% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association Of America sold 27,629 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.26% with the market. The institutional investor held 107,478 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $1.64M, down from 135,107 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association Of America who had been investing in Kite Rlty Group Tr for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.44 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.93% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $16.75. About 74,111 shares traded. Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) has declined 20.60% since June 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.17% the S&P500. Some Historical KRG News: 01/04/2018 – Rudaw English: #BREAKING: KRG will pay civil servants salaries this week according to new system, #Rudaw’s Sangar Abdulrahman; 28/03/2018 – Moody’s: Toys R Us liquidations affect few rated retail RElTs; long-term prospects are positive; 08/05/2018 – Rudaw English: Breaking: @PMBarzani has proposed September 30 for #KRG parliamentary elections; 16/03/2018 – KITE REALTY GROUP TRUST – SOLD SHOPPING CENTERS, WERE USED TO PAY DOWN UNSECURED REVOLVING LINE OF CREDIT; 17/04/2018 – Kurdistan 24 English: #BREAKING: There is no negotiations between Erbil-Baghdad-Washington regarding the return of #Peshmerga; 16/03/2018 – Kite Realty Group Trust Sells Two Shopping Centers for $63 Million; 08/05/2018 – Baxtiyar Goran: #BREAKING: KRG @PMBarzani visits Moscow and will meet Putin on Wednesday; 25/04/2018 – Kite Realty Group Trust 1Q Loss/Shr 21c; 25/04/2018 – KITE REALTY – AMENDMENT INCREASES SWINGLINE LOAN CAPACITY TO $60 MLN IN SAME DAY BORROWINGS; 09/05/2018 – Rudaw English: #BREAKING: KRG @PMBarzani and Russian President Putin end meeting in Moscow
Investors sentiment increased to 7.35 in Q1 2018. Its up 6.37, from 0.98 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 13 investors sold BRO shares while 18 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 178 raised stakes. 384.28 million shares or 295.49% more from 97.17 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Bb&T Corporation invested in 0.06% or 131,232 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Incorporated has invested 0.01% in Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO). Susquehanna Intll Gp Llp invested in 9,414 shares. Bessemer Group Inc, New Jersey-based fund reported 231,250 shares. Ogorek Anthony Joseph Ny Adv, New York-based fund reported 504 shares. Brown Brothers Harriman And Co, a New York-based fund reported 17,648 shares. Td Asset Mgmt holds 0% or 33,226 shares in its portfolio. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Ltd Liability Co reported 0% of its portfolio in Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO). New York-based Art Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.03% in Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO). Thrivent Financial For Lutherans accumulated 0.1% or 1.18M shares. Price T Rowe Assocs Md reported 0.03% in Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO). Prudential holds 0.01% or 173,484 shares in its portfolio. Hsbc Holding Public Limited Co invested in 0.01% or 309,960 shares. Apg Asset Mngmt Nv holds 851,400 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department invested in 0.02% or 140,000 shares.
More recent Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Central Florida insurance giant Brown & Brown strikes a deal” on June 06, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces the Asset Acquisition of Loving and Etheredge, Inc. d/b/a Texas Commercial Insurance …” on June 19, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Stifel Financial, Cenovus Energy, Brown & Brown, Dover, Affiliated Managers …” with publication date: May 31, 2018 was also an interesting one.
Among 16 analysts covering Brown & Brown (NYSE:BRO), 3 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 19% are positive. Brown & Brown had 58 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Underweight” rating and $25 target in Tuesday, April 3 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) on Thursday, August 17 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, April 24 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) earned “Market Perform” rating by William Blair on Monday, March 21. The stock of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, February 16. The firm has “Sell” rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, November 8. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Thursday, July 13 report. The stock of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) has “Underweight” rating given on Tuesday, June 28 by JP Morgan. The stock of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, December 6 by Suntrust Robinson. Barclays Capital maintained Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) rating on Monday, April 2. Barclays Capital has “Underweight” rating and $23 target.
Since March 13, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $7.40 million activity.
Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association Of America, which manages about $1.24 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Healthcare Tr Amer Inc (NYSE:HTA) by 43,859 shares to 265,204 shares, valued at $7.02 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Equinix Inc (NASDAQ:EQIX) by 15,541 shares in the quarter, for a total of 101,871 shares, and has risen its stake in Duke Realty Corp (NYSE:DRE).
More news for Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within Avadel Pharmaceuticals, Abeona Therapeutics, BanColombia SA, Aercap …” on May 31, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Kite Realty Group Trust to Audio Webcast Presentation at NAREIT’s Investor Forum” and published on June 01, 2018 is yet another important article.
Since February 5, 2018, it had 4 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $1.82 million activity. $200,784 worth of stock was bought by Peterson Barton R on Tuesday, February 6. 100,000 shares were bought by BINDLEY WILLIAM E, worth $1.51M on Monday, February 5. 6,600 shares were bought by WURTZEBACH CHARLES H, worth $96,690.
Analysts await Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $0.50 earnings per share, down 7.41% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.54 per share. KRG’s profit will be $42.90 million for 8.38 P/E if the $0.50 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.51 actual earnings per share reported by Kite Realty Group Trust for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.96% negative EPS growth.
Among 12 analysts covering Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Kite Realty Group Trust had 26 analyst reports since September 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 23 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Monday, December 12 report. On Thursday, August 25 the stock rating was initiated by BTIG Research with “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, March 13 by Robert W. Baird. Citigroup downgraded Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) on Tuesday, December 13 to “Neutral” rating. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) on Friday, September 22 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, May 2 by Raymond James. On Monday, November 27 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, January 30 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, July 22 by Barclays Capital.