Adelante Capital Management Has Boosted Sunstone Hotel Investors In (SHO) Position; Versartis Has 1.29 Sentiment

January 14, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

Adelante Capital Management Llc increased Sunstone Hotel Investors In (SHO) stake by 133.89% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Adelante Capital Management Llc acquired 584,135 shares as Sunstone Hotel Investors In (SHO)’s stock rose 4.30%. The Adelante Capital Management Llc holds 1.02 million shares with $16.40M value, up from 436,268 last quarter. Sunstone Hotel Investors In now has $858.48 million valuation. The stock decreased 0.83% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $16.64. About 1.56 million shares traded or 1.53% up from the average. Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE:SHO) has risen 34.87% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.17% the S&P500.

Versartis, Inc. operates as an endocrine-focused biopharmaceutical firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $76.99 million. The firm is developing VRS-317, a long-acting recombinant human growth hormone, which is in Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of growth hormone deficiency. It currently has negative earnings. It develops drug candidates that it has licensed from Amunix Operating, Inc.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.58 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.32, from 1.26 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 15 investors sold SHO shares while 54 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 78 raised stakes. 245.55 million shares or 1.51% more from 241.88 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio has 0.02% invested in Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE:SHO) for 289,464 shares. Moreover, Putnam Investments Ltd Liability has 0% invested in Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE:SHO). 196,500 are owned by Clarivest Asset Management Limited. 106,909 were reported by Lazard Asset Mngmt Ltd Com. Apg Asset Mgmt Nv, a Netherlands-based fund reported 341,000 shares. Mufg Americas Holdings Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE:SHO) for 758 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has 0.1% invested in Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE:SHO) for 124,124 shares. Evanston Invs Dba Evanston Advsrs reported 0.78% of its portfolio in Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE:SHO). The New Jersey-based State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D has invested 0.01% in Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE:SHO). Northern stated it has 5.77 million shares. 316,734 were reported by Presima. Verition Fund Ltd Co holds 12,308 shares. Renaissance Tech Limited Company owns 591,996 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Proshare Advisors Llc invested in 0.01% or 68,226 shares. Us National Bank & Trust De holds 19,406 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $308,267 activity. 18,426 shares were sold by Giglia Bryan Albert, worth $308,267 on Thursday, December 14.

Among 18 analysts covering Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc (NYSE:SHO), 3 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc had 41 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Wednesday, September 20. On Tuesday, October 17 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 1 by Canaccord Genuity. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $14.50 target in Wednesday, March 23 report. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James on Monday, January 8 to “Market Perform”. Robert W. Baird downgraded Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE:SHO) rating on Wednesday, January 11. Robert W. Baird has “Neutral” rating and $15 target. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Thursday, May 4. On Monday, August 10 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Hold”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, November 1. Canaccord Genuity upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $15 target in Friday, July 15 report.

Analysts await Versartis, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAR) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $-0.98 EPS, down 53.13% or $0.34 from last year’s $-0.64 per share. After $-1.40 actual EPS reported by Versartis, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.00% EPS growth.

Alpinvest Partners B.V. holds 0.34% of its portfolio in Versartis, Inc. for 33,076 shares. Emory University owns 96,222 shares or 0.19% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Perceptive Advisors Llc has 0.18% invested in the company for 1.89 million shares. The New York-based Ghost Tree Capital Llc has invested 0.14% in the stock. Sabby Management Llc, a New Jersey-based fund reported 707,300 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $7.02 million activity.

The stock increased 3.61% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $2.15. About 213,391 shares traded. Versartis, Inc. (VSAR) has risen 103.18% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 86.48% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Versartis’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Versartis, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. VSAR was included in 3 notes of analysts from October 4, 2016. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, December 20 by Credit Suisse. SunTrust initiated Versartis, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAR) rating on Friday, December 2. SunTrust has “Buy” rating and $25.0 target. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Tuesday, October 4.

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