Lvm Capital Management LTD Has Trimmed By $935,414 Its Digital Realty Trust (DLR) Stake; Equinix (EQIX) Has 1.33 Sentiment

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Equinix Inc (EQIX) investors sentiment decreased to 1.33 in Q4 2017. It’s down -0.07, from 1.4 in 2017Q3. The ratio has dropped, as 251 institutional investors opened new and increased holdings, while 189 sold and reduced their positions in Equinix Inc. The institutional investors in our database reported: 74.06 million shares, up from 73.29 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Equinix Inc in top ten holdings increased from 29 to 30 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 33 Reduced: 156 Increased: 185 New Position: 66.

Lvm Capital Management Ltd decreased Digital Realty Trust Inc (DLR) stake by 4.48% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Lvm Capital Management Ltd sold 8,278 shares as Digital Realty Trust Inc (DLR)’s stock declined 7.45%. The Lvm Capital Management Ltd holds 176,645 shares with $20.12M value, down from 184,923 last quarter. Digital Realty Trust Inc now has $22.39B valuation. The stock increased 1.03% or $1.07 during the last trading session, reaching $104.55. About 1.24M shares traded. Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) has declined 0.09% since April 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.64% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Equinix’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Equinix, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. EQIX was included in 2 notes of analysts from December 2, 2016. The stock of Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) earned “Buy” rating by Guggenheim on Friday, December 2. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $435.0 target in Thursday, February 16 report.

The stock increased 0.84% or $3.39 during the last trading session, reaching $408.98. About 403,693 shares traded. Equinix, Inc. (EQIX) has risen 6.74% since April 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.81% the S&P500.

Equinix, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $32.40 billion. It provides data center services to protect and connect the information assets for the enterprises, financial services companies, and content and network providers primarily in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. It has a 136.33 P/E ratio. The firm provides colocation services and related offerings, including activities space, storage space, cabinets, and power for customersÂ’ colocation needs; interconnection services comprising physical cross connect/direct interconnections, Equinix Internet Exchange, Equinix Cloud Exchange, Equinix Metro Connect, and Internet connectivity services; and managed IT infrastructure services, including installation of customer equipment and cabling, as well as equipment rebooting and power cycling, card swapping, and emergency equipment replacement services.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q4 2017. Its down 1.01, from 2.06 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 53 investors sold DLR shares while 185 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 190 raised stakes. 200.80 million shares or 1.27% more from 198.28 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Groesbeck Investment Management Nj owns 5,698 shares or 0.46% of their US portfolio. Cambridge Investment Advsrs invested in 12,855 shares. Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands invested 0.54% of its portfolio in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR). Cap Investors reported 0.48% stake. Crestwood Advsr Gp Limited Liability Corp, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 4,712 shares. 501,682 were reported by Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. 30,427 were accumulated by Washington Trust Savings Bank. Lpl Financial Ltd Company holds 0.01% or 36,189 shares. Lvm Capital Management Mi holds 176,645 shares or 4.55% of its portfolio. Bank & Trust has 0.02% invested in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) for 12,391 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale accumulated 12,468 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Cibc World Corporation, New York-based fund reported 41,540 shares. Ledyard Bank owns 935 shares. Pennsylvania holds 10,929 shares. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board owns 663 shares.

Analysts await Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $1.57 earnings per share, up 4.67% or $0.07 from last year’s $1.5 per share. DLR’s profit will be $336.22 million for 16.65 P/E if the $1.57 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.55 actual earnings per share reported by Digital Realty Trust, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.29% EPS growth.

Among 23 analysts covering Digital Realty Trust (NYSE:DLR), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Digital Realty Trust had 86 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, January 9. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, December 14 with “Overweight”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, February 17. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 4. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Friday, July 14. On Tuesday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by BB&T Capital with “Underweight” on Thursday, November 12. The company was maintained on Friday, May 13 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, June 9 with “Hold”.

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