Waterfront Capital Partners LLC Lifted Qts Rlty Tr INC (QTS) Holding by $8.14 Million; Valuation Rose

October 13, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 2.04 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.58, from 1.46 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 15 investors sold QTS shares while 38 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. 48.58 million shares or 5.92% less from 51.64 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Daiwa Secs holds 6,600 shares. Asset One Commerce Ltd owns 102,626 shares. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky owns 25,444 shares. Copeland Cap Management Ltd Liability holds 0.84% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) or 363,231 shares. Gabelli Funds Ltd Liability accumulated 23,000 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Teachers Annuity Association Of America has 0.18% invested in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) for 65,238 shares. Pggm accumulated 1.79M shares. Huntington Fincl Bank stated it has 500 shares. Lasalle Mgmt Securities Ltd Liability Co, a Maryland-based fund reported 1.17M shares. 2.40M are held by Invesco Ltd. Aperio Gp Limited Company accumulated 0.01% or 26,620 shares. Strs Ohio stated it has 87,048 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Advisory Ltd Company owns 89 shares. Glenmede Trust Com Na stated it has 0% of its portfolio in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Amp Cap Limited owns 14,408 shares or 0% of their US portfolio.

Since May 21, 2018, it had 7 buys, and 1 insider sale for $8.00 million activity. Berson Jeffrey H. also bought $523,350 worth of QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) on Monday, May 21. Another trade for 60,000 shares valued at $2.08 million was bought by TRAHANAS PHILIP P. Marino Peter had bought 10,000 shares worth $345,100. $88,985 worth of QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) shares were sold by Westhead Stephen E.. Bloom Steven C bought $35,080 worth of QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) on Wednesday, May 23.

Waterfront Capital Partners Llc increased its stake in Qts Rlty Tr Inc (QTS) by 39.11% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Waterfront Capital Partners Llc bought 208,599 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.14% with the market. The hedge fund held 741,952 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $29.31M, up from 533,353 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Waterfront Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Qts Rlty Tr Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.28B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.83% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $39.35. About 490,816 shares traded or 18.00% up from the average. QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) has declined 18.47% since October 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 34.09% the S&P500.

Waterfront Capital Partners Llc, which manages about $264.42M and $845.00M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Starwood Ppty Tr Inc (NYSE:STWD) by 442,898 shares to 350,000 shares, valued at $7.60M in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Jbg Smith Pptys by 389,188 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 473,153 shares, and cut its stake in Nvr Inc (NYSE:NVR).

More recent QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “QTS Realty Trust, Inc. Schedules Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call” on October 09, 2018. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within CONSOL Coal Resources LP, QTS Realty Trust, MakeMyTrip, Momo, QIWI, and …” on September 27, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “QTS Selects Cohesity to Power Managed Backup Services for Virtual, Physical and Cloud-Based Workloads” with publication date: October 03, 2018 was also an interesting one.

QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. QTS Realty Trust had 9 analyst reports since April 20, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, August 8. The firm has “Hold” rating by Guggenheim given on Friday, April 20. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Thursday, April 26 with “Underperform”. Wells Fargo maintained QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) rating on Wednesday, July 18. Wells Fargo has “Outperform” rating and $44 target. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of QTS in report on Tuesday, July 17 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Sell” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, April 24. As per Thursday, August 2, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James.

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