Alleghany Has Cut Roper Technologies (ROP) Stake By $986,850; Ramco Gershenson Properties Trust (RPT) Sentiment Is 0.99

May 24, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

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Alleghany Corp decreased Roper Technologies Inc (ROP) stake by 0.43% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Alleghany Corp sold 3,825 shares as Roper Technologies Inc (ROP)’s stock rose 6.89%. The Alleghany Corp holds 896,175 shares with $232.11M value, down from 900,000 last quarter. Roper Technologies Inc now has $29.09 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.10% or $3.07 during the last trading session, reaching $281.95. About 468,737 shares traded or 0.35% up from the average. Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) has risen 35.33% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.78% the S&P500.

Ramco Gershenson Properties Trust (RPT) investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.15, from 1.14 in 2017Q3. The ratio turned negative, as 73 investment managers opened new and increased equity positions, while 74 sold and reduced their positions in Ramco Gershenson Properties Trust. The investment managers in our database now have: 80.10 million shares, up from 78.16 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Ramco Gershenson Properties Trust in top ten equity positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 24 Reduced: 50 Increased: 47 New Position: 26.

Analysts await Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (NYSE:RPT) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $0.33 EPS, down 5.71% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.35 per share. RPT’s profit will be $27.04M for 8.95 P/E if the $0.33 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.32 actual EPS reported by Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.13% EPS growth.

Sorin Capital Management Llc holds 5.82% of its portfolio in Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust for 1.24 million shares. Hillcrest Asset Management Llc owns 525,325 shares or 1.37% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Nwq Investment Management Company Llc has 0.71% invested in the company for 3.69 million shares. The Missouri-based Piermont Capital Management Inc. has invested 0.52% in the stock. Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands, a Netherlands-based fund reported 138,782 shares.

More recent Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (NYSE:RPT) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “RAMCO Announces Second Quarter 2018 Common and Preferred Share Dividends” on May 16, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust Unveils New Corporate Brand” on May 02, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “RAMCO Reports Financial and Operating Results for the First Quarter 2018” with publication date: May 03, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $908,595 activity.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Ramco-Gershenson’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Ramco-Gershenson, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $17.0 while the high is $19.0. The stock’s average target of $18 is 52.28% above today’s ($11.82) share price. RPT was included in 2 notes of analysts from January 9, 2017. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of RPT in report on Wednesday, February 22 with “Buy” rating. Deutsche Bank downgraded the shares of RPT in report on Monday, January 9 to “Hold” rating.

The stock decreased 1.09% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $11.82. About 387,284 shares traded. Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (RPT) has declined 12.72% since May 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.27% the S&P500.

Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $968.60 million. The firm invests in real estate markets of the United States. It has a 15.15 P/E ratio. It primary business is the ownership and management of regional dominant and urban-oriented, infill shopping centers.

Since December 19, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 6 sales for $102.24 million activity. WRIGHT CHRISTOPHER sold $141,995 worth of stock. The insider JELLISON BRIAN D sold $20.66 million. JOHNSON ROBERT D sold 1,000 shares worth $283,450. The insider WALLMAN RICHARD F bought 500 shares worth $141,295.

Among 13 analysts covering Roper Industries Inc. (NYSE:ROP), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. Roper Industries Inc. had 57 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) rating on Sunday, February 4. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $319.0 target. The stock of Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, February 15. On Friday, August 7 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Sell”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Gabelli given on Wednesday, October 7. The stock of Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) earned “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan on Wednesday, September 20. As per Tuesday, October 31, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, June 5. As per Monday, May 1, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. On Tuesday, October 27 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. On Friday, January 13 the stock rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Overweight”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.32, from 1.28 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 32 investors sold ROP shares while 212 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 173 raised stakes. 95.52 million shares or 3.45% less from 98.93 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Eqis Cap Management accumulated 3,421 shares. Ontario – Canada-based 1832 Asset Mngmt Ltd Partnership has invested 0% in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Jennison Associate Lc accumulated 587,046 shares or 0.15% of the stock. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Fulton Retail Bank Na holds 1,322 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Neville Rodie And Shaw has 0.05% invested in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Limited Liability Com, New York-based fund reported 80,405 shares. Caprock Group holds 1,391 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. American And holds 0% or 60 shares in its portfolio. 16,585 were reported by Novare Capital Management Ltd Liability Corporation. Ngam Advsr Lp has 40,339 shares. Atlantic Ltd Liability Com holds 85,610 shares. Brinker Cap stated it has 3,744 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Fulton Breakefield Broenniman Lc accumulated 19,269 shares. Winch Advisory Service Ltd Llc reported 1,261 shares.

More important recent Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) news were published by: Themiddlemarket.com which released: “M&A daily wrap: Houlihan Lokey, BearTooth Advisors, NYSE, Stacey Cunningham, Adobe, Magento” on May 22, 2018, also Streetinsider.com published article titled: “Roper Technologies (ROP) to Acquire PowerPlan for $1.1B”, Globenewswire.com published: “Roper Technologies to Acquire PowerPlan, Leading Provider of Software and Solutions for Financial and Compliance …” on May 21, 2018. More interesting news about Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) was released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Here’s what you need to know about Tampa Bay’s next big public company” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

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