Matthew 25 Management Has Boosted Its Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN) Stake; Boston Scientific (BSX) Has 1.34 Sentiment

March 14, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

Matthew 25 Management Corp increased Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN) stake by 1.34% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Matthew 25 Management Corp acquired 20,000 shares as Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN)’s stock rose 6.44%. The Matthew 25 Management Corp holds 1.52 million shares with $26.50M value, up from 1.50M last quarter. Brandywine Realty Trust now has $2.86 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.37% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $15.98. About 437,112 shares traded. Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) has risen 17.77% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.07% the S&P500.

Boston Scientific Corporation develops, makes, and markets medical devices for use in various interventional medical specialties worldwide. The company has market cap of $38.42 billion. It operates through three divisions: Cardiovascular, Rhythm Management, and MedSurg. It has a 367.7 P/E ratio. The firm offers interventional cardiology products, including drug-eluting coronary stent systems used in the treatment of coronary artery disease; other coronary therapy products to treat atherosclerosis; intravascular catheter-directed ultrasound imaging catheters, fractional flow reserve devices, and systems for use in coronary arteries and heart chambers, as well as certain peripheral vessels; and structural heart therapy systems.

Matthew 25 Management Corp decreased Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stake by 5,000 shares to 185,000 valued at $28.51 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Calatlantic Group Inc. stake by 25,000 shares and now owns 290,000 shares. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A (BRKA) was reduced too.

Among 13 analysts covering Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Brandywine Realty Trust had 33 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, October 23 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 19 by Evercore. On Monday, January 9 the stock rating was upgraded by Raymond James to “Outperform”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, July 17 report. KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded the stock to “Sector Weight” rating in Monday, May 15 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, December 19. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, September 4 by Zacks. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equalweight” on Tuesday, July 19. Credit Suisse upgraded Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) rating on Monday, October 12. Credit Suisse has “Outperform” rating and $16 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, October 18 by SunTrust.

Since October 25, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $457,230 activity. NICHOLS ANTHONY A SR had sold 5,000 shares worth $87,045. SWEENEY GERARD H also sold $370,185 worth of Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.54 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.21, from 1.33 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 15 investors sold BDN shares while 71 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. 170.88 million shares or 1.03% more from 169.14 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Fort Washington Inv Advisors Inc Oh has 0.02% invested in Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN). Illinois-based Guggenheim Cap has invested 0% in Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN). Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas invested in 214,000 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems has 0% invested in Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) for 1,300 shares. Cornerstone invested in 0% or 424 shares. 93,060 are held by Sei. First Quadrant LP Ca reported 0.04% stake. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems holds 267,569 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Vaughan Nelson Inv Mgmt Lp reported 3.89M shares stake. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Inc invested in 0.01% or 412,427 shares. Deutsche National Bank Ag invested in 0% or 356,716 shares. Metropolitan Life Ins Com Ny has invested 0% of its portfolio in Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN). Invesco holds 9.38M shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. 82,376 are owned by Eii Cap Incorporated. Meeder Asset owns 478 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 14 sales for $15.61 million activity.

Analysts await Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $0.31 EPS, up 6.90% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.29 per share. BSX’s profit will be $426.22M for 22.54 P/E if the $0.31 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.34 actual EPS reported by Boston Scientific Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -8.82% negative EPS growth.

The stock decreased 1.71% or $0.485 during the last trading session, reaching $27.945. About 2.67M shares traded. Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) has risen 19.12% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.42% the S&P500.

Bollard Group Llc holds 51.88% of its portfolio in Boston Scientific Corporation for 33.74 million shares. Geller Family Office Services Llc owns 2.76 million shares or 39.41% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Sector Gamma As has 6.53% invested in the company for 1.47 million shares. The New York-based Pura Vida Investments Llc has invested 5.7% in the stock. Tiger Management L.L.C., a New York-based fund reported 1.07 million shares.

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