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As Anthem Com Stk (ANTM) Stock Rose, Shareholder Sivik Global Healthcare Has Lifted Position; Advantus Capital Management Has Cut Duke Realty (DRE) Stake by $3.31 Million

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Sivik Global Healthcare Llc increased its stake in Anthem Inc Com Stk (ANTM) by 25% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sivik Global Healthcare Llc bought 5,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.71% with the market. The hedge fund held 25,000 shares of the health care company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $5.95 million, up from 20,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sivik Global Healthcare Llc who had been investing in Anthem Inc Com Stk for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $75.76B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.87% or $2.58 during the last trading session, reaching $292.92. About 2.71 million shares traded or 93.52% up from the average. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has risen 40.74% since December 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.12% the S&P500. Some Historical ANTM News: 23/05/2018 – ANTHEM INC – TO ACQUIRE ASPIRE HEALTH, A NON-HOSPICE, COMMUNITY-BASED PALLIATIVE CARE PROVIDER; 30/05/2018 – Donald Trump’s Pressure Pushed NFL to Change Its Anthem Rules — Owner Depositions; 08/03/2018 – Health insurer Cigna to buy Express Scripts for about $54 bln; 25/04/2018 – ANTHEM 1Q ADJ EPS $5.41, EST. $4.85; 23/05/2018 – On Pro Football: N.F.L. Anthem Policy Bound to Please Only the N.F.L; 25/04/2018 – Anthem Beats on Earnings, Meets Revenue — Earnings Review; 01/05/2018 – Fitch: Anthem’s Negative Outlook Reflects Elevated Fincl Leverage Ratios; 25/04/2018 – Anthem 1Q EPS $4.99; 07/05/2018 – Children’s Hospital Colorado, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield collaborate to pilot value-based payment model to improve patie; 25/04/2018 – U.S. health insurer Anthem’s quarterly profit rises 30 pct

Advantus Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Duke Realty Corp (DRE) by 12.63% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Advantus Capital Management Inc sold 114,012 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.02% with the market. The institutional investor held 788,902 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $22.90 million, down from 902,914 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Advantus Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Duke Realty Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $10.13B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.81% or $0.81 during the last trading session, reaching $28.02. About 2.13 million shares traded or 7.98% up from the average. Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) has risen 0.30% since December 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.32% the S&P500. Some Historical DRE News: 25/04/2018 – DUKE REALTY CORP – INCREASING 2018 GUIDANCE FOR CORE FFO TO A RANGE OF $1.26 TO $1.32 PER DILUTED SHARE; 27/03/2018 DUKE REALTY CORP DRE.N : JP MORGAN RAISES TO NEUTRAL FROM UNDERWEIGHT; 22/04/2018 – DJ Duke Realty Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (DRE); 26/04/2018 – PGGM Investments Adds Duke Realty, Exits Dr Pepper Snapple: 13F; 26/04/2018 – PGGM Investments Buys New 1.3% Position in Duke Realty

More notable recent Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Teleflex, Anthem, Crown Castle International, MSCI, GCI Liberty, and Akebia Therapeutics — Future Expectations, Projections Moving into 2018 – GlobeNewswire” on November 29, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Anthem Technology Center takes top NAIOP Georgia honors – Atlanta Business Chronicle – Atlanta Business Chronicle” published on December 03, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Bragar Eagel & Squire, PC is Investigating Certain Officers and Directors of Anthem, Inc. (ANTM) and Encourages ANTM Investors to Contact the Firm – GlobeNewswire” on November 14, 2018. More interesting news about Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “WIT Women of the Year finalists share their accomplishments – Atlanta Business Chronicle” published on November 20, 2018 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “7 Women-Led Companies Delivering Outsized Returns – Investorplace.com” with publication date: November 27, 2018.

Sivik Global Healthcare Llc, which manages about $250.21 million and $260.07M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Baxter Intl Inc Com Stk (NYSE:BAX) by 20,000 shares to 80,000 shares, valued at $5.91 million in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Humana Inc Com Stk (NYSE:HUM) by 5,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 25,000 shares, and cut its stake in Align Technology Inc Com Stk (NASDAQ:ALGN).

Among 25 analysts covering Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM), 19 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Anthem Inc had 91 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, November 7 the stock rating was maintained by Leerink Swann with “Outperform”. Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Wednesday, September 5 report. The stock of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, April 27 by RBC Capital Markets. Evercore initiated Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) rating on Friday, September 23. Evercore has “Hold” rating and $133 target. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) on Wednesday, October 25 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Thursday, April 26. PiperJaffray upgraded the shares of ANTM in report on Wednesday, January 3 to “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, April 25. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Morgan Stanley. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, November 1 report.

Analysts await Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $0.35 EPS, up 16.67% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.3 per share. DRE’s profit will be $126.57 million for 20.01 P/E if the $0.35 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.35 actual EPS reported by Duke Realty Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Advantus Capital Management Inc, which manages about $27.77B and $4.03B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) by 26,000 shares to 184,236 shares, valued at $41.80M in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Camden Property Trust (NYSE:CPT) by 4,818 shares in the quarter, for a total of 286,009 shares, and has risen its stake in Retail Opportunity Investments Corp (NASDAQ:ROIC).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.15, from 1.05 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 33 investors sold DRE shares while 115 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 115 raised stakes. 323.13 million shares or 0.26% more from 322.29 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Aew Cap Mngmt Lp invested 3.72% of its portfolio in Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE). The Alabama-based Retirement Of Alabama has invested 0.02% in Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE). Commonwealth Retail Bank Of Australia reported 598,648 shares. Walleye Trading Lc accumulated 0% or 7,312 shares. Laurion Management LP holds 0% or 6,974 shares. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board owns 48,212 shares. Td Asset Management Inc reported 107,547 shares. Murphy Capital holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) for 18,032 shares. 5,440 were accumulated by Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt. Schroder Investment Management Group stated it has 1.28M shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has 33,900 shares. Cohen And Steers holds 0.6% or 7.17M shares. Jefferies Gp Lc accumulated 40,711 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 29,513 were reported by Parsons Capital Mgmt Inc Ri. Duff & Phelps Management Company has invested 1.13% in Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE).

Since June 28, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $623,234 activity. 2,500 shares were sold by SABELHAUS MELANIE R, worth $69,950 on Monday, October 29. Schnur Steven W also sold $75,114 worth of Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) on Thursday, June 28.

Among 18 analysts covering Duke Realty (NYSE:DRE), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. Duke Realty had 51 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Equalweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, July 19. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 2 by Citigroup. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 2 by Stifel Nicolaus. BMO Capital Markets initiated Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) rating on Monday, September 11. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $30.0 target. The stock of Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 14 by Citigroup. Barclays Capital maintained Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) on Tuesday, July 18 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock of Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Wednesday, January 3 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, June 23 by Bank of America. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 14 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets to “Hold” on Friday, May 5.

Another recent and important Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “STAG: What More Can You Want? – Seeking Alpha” on November 07, 2018.

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