December 31, 2017 – By Peter Erickson
Ray Dalio decreased its stake in Boston Properties Inc (BXP) by 95.34% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bridgewater Associates Lp sold 38,064 shares as the company’s stock declined 11.79% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Ray Dalio held 1,860 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $229,000, down from 39,924 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bridgewater Associates Lp who had been investing in Boston Properties Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $22.25B market cap company. The stock increased 0.92% or $1.19 during the last trading session, reaching $130.03. About 650,606 shares traded. Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE:BXP) has declined 2.18% since December 31, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.88% the S&P500.
Hyman Charles D decreased its stake in Boeing Co (BA) by 1.64% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hyman Charles D sold 1,885 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.66% with the market. The institutional investor held 113,169 shares of the aerospace company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $28.77 million, down from 115,054 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hyman Charles D who had been investing in Boeing Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $175.64 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.49% or $1.44 during the last trading session, reaching $294.91. About 1.82 million shares traded. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has risen 41.13% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.43% the S&P500.
Among 21 analysts covering Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE:BXP), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Boston Properties Inc. had 62 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the shares of BXP in report on Thursday, August 17 to “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, January 19 by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, June 1. The firm has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Friday, November 3. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, December 4 by Jefferies. On Friday, October 6 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, August 31 with “Overweight”. The stock of Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE:BXP) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 4 by BMO Capital Markets. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE:BXP) on Friday, February 5 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of BXP in report on Monday, September 18 with “Hold” rating.
Analysts await Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE:BXP) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $1.53 EPS, down 0.65% or $0.01 from last year’s $1.54 per share. BXP’s profit will be $261.84M for 21.25 P/E if the $1.53 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.57 actual EPS reported by Boston Properties, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.55% negative EPS growth.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.22, from 0.87 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 34 investors sold BXP shares while 133 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 147 raised stakes. 144.01 million shares or 0.63% more from 143.12 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 600 are held by Private Ocean Ltd Liability Corporation. Conning accumulated 4,584 shares. Rafferty Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Company holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE:BXP) for 25,739 shares. Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Llp Ma stated it has 1,383 shares. Kentucky Retirement System holds 9,447 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers has 295,701 shares. Neuberger Berman Grp Inc Limited Company owns 217,880 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Robeco Institutional Asset Bv has 85,642 shares. Profund Advsrs Ltd holds 0.05% or 9,992 shares in its portfolio. Independent Order Of Foresters invested 3.21% in Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE:BXP). The Virginia-based Virginia Retirement Sys Et Al has invested 0.15% in Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE:BXP). State Of Wisconsin Inv Board owns 209,344 shares or 0.08% of their US portfolio. 74,868 are held by Retirement Sys Of Alabama. The Texas-based Teacher Retirement System Of Texas has invested 0.05% in Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE:BXP). Daiwa Securities Inc accumulated 27,676 shares.
Bridgewater Associates Lp, which manages about $14.91 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Campbell Soup Co (NYSE:CPB) by 27,345 shares to 105,111 shares, valued at $4.92M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Electronic Arts Inc (NASDAQ:EA) by 45,669 shares in the quarter, for a total of 60,956 shares, and has risen its stake in Intercontinental Exchange In (NYSE:ICE).
Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $20.35 million activity. On Monday, August 7 Downey Thomas J sold $32,321 worth of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) or 134 shares. Smith Gregory D had sold 19,757 shares worth $4.85M. CAPOZZI HEIDI B sold $1.02M worth of stock. $616,499 worth of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) was sold by Verbeck Robert E on Monday, July 31.
Analysts await The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) to report earnings on January, 31 before the open. They expect $2.87 earnings per share, up 16.19% or $0.40 from last year’s $2.47 per share. BA’s profit will be $1.71 billion for 25.69 P/E if the $2.87 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.72 actual earnings per share reported by The Boeing Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.51% EPS growth.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.05, from 0.86 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 50 investors sold BA shares while 609 reduced holdings. 165 funds opened positions while 367 raised stakes. 411.79 million shares or 1.95% less from 419.99 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Renaissance Gp Limited Liability Corporation has 1.4% invested in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). 4,806 are held by M&R Capital. Gateway Invest Advisers Limited reported 361,858 shares or 0.8% of all its holdings. Advsr Cap Management Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.16% of its portfolio in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Bluemountain Capital Lc reported 58,755 shares. Kornitzer Mngmt Ks owns 283,806 shares for 1.26% of their portfolio. Insight & Management accumulated 11,603 shares. Rampart Management Ltd Liability invested 0.59% of its portfolio in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Cullen Frost Bankers Inc holds 1.79% or 214,457 shares in its portfolio. 18,409 were reported by Tudor Investment Et Al. Moreover, Noesis Capital Mangement Corp has 0.23% invested in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) for 2,426 shares. Martingale Asset LP holds 293,272 shares or 1% of its portfolio. Advisor Prns Limited Liability Company owns 11,500 shares for 0.57% of their portfolio. Modera Wealth Management Lc reported 2,500 shares. Pictet Asset Limited reported 363,911 shares stake.
Hyman Charles D, which manages about $799.29 million and $805.11M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Lockheed Martin Corp (NYSE:LMT) by 1,386 shares to 29,341 shares, valued at $9.10 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.
Among 21 analysts covering Boeing (NYSE:BA), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Boeing had 84 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 26 by Standpoint Research. The company was maintained on Monday, December 5 by Deutsche Bank. Morgan Stanley downgraded The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) on Monday, March 13 to “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, October 26 by Standpoint Research. Bank of America upgraded it to “Hold” rating and $22500 target in Wednesday, July 19 report. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Monday, October 9 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, July 5. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, August 28 with “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan on Friday, July 14 to “Overweight”.
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