HCP, Inc. (HCP) Forms $23.23 Double Bottom; Dean Capital Management Lifted By $480,985 Its Cabot Com (CBT) Stake

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HCP, Inc. (HCP) formed double bottom with $22.30 target or 4.00% below today’s $23.23 share price. HCP, Inc. (HCP) has $11.06 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.68% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $23.23. About 5.05M shares traded or 11.31% up from the average. HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) has declined 25.98% since March 31, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.53% the S&P500.

Dean Capital Management increased Cabot Corp Com (CBT) stake by 13.52% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Dean Capital Management acquired 7,885 shares as Cabot Corp Com (CBT)’s stock declined 11.84%. The Dean Capital Management holds 66,205 shares with $4.08 million value, up from 58,320 last quarter. Cabot Corp Com now has $3.44 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.14% or $1.17 during the last trading session, reaching $55.72. About 327,552 shares traded. Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) has declined 5.91% since March 31, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.46% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.08, from 0.99 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 16 investors sold CBT shares while 96 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. 51.73 million shares or 0.23% less from 51.85 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Smithfield Tru holds 45 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 21,622 are held by Us National Bank & Trust De. 690,201 were accumulated by American Century Companies. Whittier Co holds 96 shares. Parametric Assocs Ltd Liability Corp invested in 0.02% or 390,181 shares. Citadel Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 180,398 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Btim Corporation stated it has 0.01% in Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT). Gideon Advsrs has 4,398 shares for 0.24% of their portfolio. Schroder Investment Mgmt Gp stated it has 14,981 shares. 376,986 are held by Loring Wolcott And Coolidge Fiduciary Llp Ma. 9,854 were accumulated by Bbva Compass Savings Bank. Vident Inv Advisory Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 8,527 shares. D E Shaw & Communication Inc stated it has 60,183 shares. The Colorado-based Centurylink Management has invested 0.48% in Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT). Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management, Wisconsin-based fund reported 990 shares.

Among 12 analysts covering Cabot (NYSE:CBT), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Cabot had 26 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. SunTrust upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, December 19 report. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Friday, August 12 with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 2 by Jefferies. BB&T Capital initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, December 10 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, March 14 by JP Morgan. The company was maintained on Monday, February 12 by Northcoast. The stock of Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, July 13. Jefferies maintained the shares of CBT in report on Tuesday, October 10 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold” on Wednesday, September 6. On Wednesday, November 11 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”.

Dean Capital Management decreased Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc Or (NYSE:FDP) stake by 27,780 shares to 57,745 valued at $2.75 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Netgear Inc (NASDAQ:NTGR) stake by 9,330 shares and now owns 42,955 shares. Astec Inds Inc (NASDAQ:ASTE) was reduced too.

Analysts await HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $0.47 earnings per share, down 7.84% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.51 per share. HCP’s profit will be $223.85M for 12.36 P/E if the $0.47 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.48 actual earnings per share reported by HCP, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.08% negative EPS growth.

Since February 13, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 insider sales for $306,739 activity. 14,000 shares valued at $306,739 were bought by Young Kendall K on Tuesday, February 13.

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