Is Taubman Centers, Inc. (TCO) Stock a Sell after Craig Hatkoff’s Insider Sale?; Landscape Capital Management Increased Lowes Cos (LOW) Stake

Company insider, Craig Hatkoff, director of Taubman Centers Inc unloaded a total of 1,350 shares of the firm, which is based on a stock price of $58.6 per each share. Craig Hatkoff now indirectly owns 0 shares. He also directly owns 6013 shares. In total he holds a stake of 0.01%.

Landscape Capital Management Llc increased Lowes Cos Inc (LOW) stake by 33.95% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Landscape Capital Management Llc acquired 57,841 shares as Lowes Cos Inc (LOW)’s stock rose 10.23%. The Landscape Capital Management Llc holds 228,202 shares with $18.24 million value, up from 170,361 last quarter. Lowes Cos Inc now has $79.86 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.20% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $96.25. About 2.33M shares traded. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has risen 5.92% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.78% the S&P500.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 3 insider sales for $5.60 million activity. Marakovits Cornelia Connelly also bought $253,400 worth of Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE:TCO) shares. TAUBMAN WILLIAM S sold $2.19 million worth of Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE:TCO) on Wednesday, December 13. Shares for $20,657 were sold by Wolff David A. $3.64M worth of Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE:TCO) was sold by TAUBMAN ROBERT S on Wednesday, December 13.

Taubman Centers, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $5.01 billion. As of June 30, 2005, the firm owned a 63% managing general partnerÂ’s interest in The Taubman Realty Group Limited Partnership . It has a 64.48 P/E ratio. The operating partnership engages in the ownership, management, leasing, acquisition, development, and expansion of regional retail shopping centers and interests therein.

The stock decreased 0.78% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $58.48. About 379,240 shares traded. Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE:TCO) has declined 13.21% since February 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.91% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment is 1.22 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is the same, as 25 investors sold Taubman Centers, Inc. shares while 61 reduced holdings. only 31 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. 56.53 million shares or 2.90% less from 58.22 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board invested 0% of its portfolio in Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE:TCO). Swiss Comml Bank accumulated 0.01% or 101,100 shares. Tower Limited Company (Trc) stated it has 251 shares. Barr E S Communication owns 4,250 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Apg Asset Management Us accumulated 2.68 million shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System has 0.01% invested in Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE:TCO). Stevens Management Limited Partnership has 0.1% invested in Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE:TCO). State Street invested in 2.70M shares or 0.01% of the stock. Schroder Mngmt Grp Incorporated has invested 0% in Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE:TCO). Barclays Public Ltd reported 48,096 shares. Quantbot Technology Lp holds 499 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur Ny owns 61,674 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D has 10,000 shares. Credit Suisse Ag stated it has 791,823 shares. Deutsche Comml Bank Ag has 22,408 shares.

Among 19 analysts covering Taubman Centers Inc. (NYSE:TCO), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 21% are positive. Taubman Centers Inc. has $94 highest and $48.0 lowest target. $72.64’s average target is 24.21% above currents $58.48 stock price. Taubman Centers Inc. had 34 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Wednesday, September 28. The rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, September 14 to “Overweight”. The rating was reinitiated by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, March 16 with “Outperform”. The rating was upgraded by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, October 14 to “Outperform”. BTIG Research initiated Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE:TCO) on Thursday, August 25 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE:TCO) earned “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Tuesday, February 13. On Monday, July 31 the stock rating was maintained by Boenning & Scattergood with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by UBS on Thursday, September 29 with “Neutral”. Oppenheimer upgraded the shares of TCO in report on Monday, August 24 to “Outperform” rating. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Monday, September 11 by BMO Capital Markets.

Among 33 analysts covering Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE:LOW), 21 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Lowe’s Companies Inc. had 87 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) earned “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, August 22. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, July 18 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 7 by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, December 8 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, November 19 by Argus Research. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Robert W. Baird. The stock has “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Thursday, August 20. The stock of Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 31 by PiperJaffray. The stock of Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 30 by RBC Capital Markets. On Tuesday, November 28 the stock rating was downgraded by Atlantic Securities to “Neutral”.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.04 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 76 investors sold LOW shares while 406 reduced holdings. 115 funds opened positions while 384 raised stakes. 589.78 million shares or 2.68% less from 606.01 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Missouri-based Signalpoint Asset Management Limited Com has invested 0.13% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). Cutler Counsel Llc has invested 0.06% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). Silvercrest Asset Mgmt Gru Llc holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) for 82,518 shares. Beck Mack And Oliver has 0.81% invested in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). Benin Mngmt Corporation holds 0.39% or 12,080 shares. Utd Fire Group Inc has 17,000 shares for 0.46% of their portfolio. Community Inv, Kentucky-based fund reported 212,853 shares. Amica Retiree Medical Tru has 5,828 shares for 0.37% of their portfolio. 980,357 were accumulated by Citigroup. Cim Investment Mangement owns 7,642 shares or 0.22% of their US portfolio. Ajo Lp invested in 198,189 shares. Bahl & Gaynor Inc accumulated 0.06% or 74,199 shares. The Texas-based South Texas Money Management Limited has invested 0.79% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). Eagle Global Advsr Lc holds 0.16% or 64,352 shares in its portfolio. Citadel Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.15% invested in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW).

Since September 19, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $778,532 activity. Hollifield Matthew V had sold 7,853 shares worth $614,857. Another trade for 2,098 shares valued at $163,675 was sold by Ramsay Paul D.