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Qts Rlty Tr (QTS) Stock Value Rose While American Trust Investment Advisors Has Decreased Stake by $1.94 Million; Douglass Winthrop Advisors Maintains Position in Facebook Class A (FB)

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American Trust Investment Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Qts Rlty Tr Inc (QTS) by 90.22% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. American Trust Investment Advisors Llc sold 49,862 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.14% with the market. The institutional investor held 5,403 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $213,000, down from 55,265 at the end of the previous reported quarter. American Trust Investment Advisors Llc who had been investing in Qts Rlty Tr Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.31 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.98% or $1.23 during the last trading session, reaching $40.01. About 325,818 shares traded. QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) has declined 18.47% since December 5, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 34.09% the S&P500. Some Historical QTS News: 24/04/2018 – QTS REALTY TRUST INC – QTS WILL TRANSITION CERTAIN CLOUD AND MANAGED SERVICES CUSTOMER CONTRACTS AND SUPPORT TO GDT; 24/04/2018 – QTS REALTY TRUST INC – PARTNERSHIP ARRANGEMENT IS EXPECTED TO SUPPORT FUTURE REVENUE GROWTH AND PROFITABILITY, BEGINNING IN 2019 AND BEYOND; 25/04/2018 – QTS Realty Trust 1Q Rev $113.7M; 27/03/2018 – LAND & BUILDINGS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LLC SAYS BELIEVES QTS REALTY TRUST SHOULD EVALUATE STRATEGIC ALTERNATIVES; 24/04/2018 – QTS Enters Cloud and Managed Services Partnership With GDT; 27/03/2018 – LAND & BUILDINGS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LLC ISSUES LETTER TO SHAREHOLDERS OF QTS REALTY TRUST; 10/04/2018 – Land & Buildings Issues Presentation on QTS; 17/05/2018 – QTS Welcomes Passage of Georgia Tax Incentive Legislation for Data Centers; 20/04/2018 – Leading Proxy Advisory Firm ISS Agrees with Land & Buildings That Change is Warranted on QTS Board; 25/04/2018 – QTS REAFFIRMS FORECAST

Douglass Winthrop Advisors Llc increased its stake in Facebook Inc Class A (FB) by 47.78% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Douglass Winthrop Advisors Llc bought 14,893 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.80% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 46,064 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $8.95 million, up from 31,171 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Douglass Winthrop Advisors Llc who had been investing in Facebook Inc Class A for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $396.38B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.24% or $3.16 during the last trading session, reaching $137.93. About 30.29 million shares traded or 16.33% up from the average. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has declined 6.34% since December 5, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.96% the S&P500. Some Historical FB News: 05/04/2018 – Facebook crisis plays into hands of Asia’s authoritarians; 15/03/2018 – FACEBOOK LITE TO LAUNCH IN MORE COUNTRIES, INCLUDING U.S.: RTRS; 25/04/2018 – FACEBOOK INC – QTRLY TOTAL REVENUE $11,966 MLN VS $8,032 MLN REPORTED LAST YEAR; 01/05/2018 – Wowza Unveils ClearCaster Integration for Facebook Live Video Graphics, Production and Interactive Services; 28/03/2018 – Facebook to introduce new privacy controls in wake of data scandal; 27/03/2018 – Atlas Consumer Law Files Federal Class Lawsuit Against Cambridge Analytica, Facebook & Mark Zuckerberg on Behalf of Plaintiffs; 22/03/2018 – Facebook is still suffering from the fallout related to Cambridge Analytica; 13/04/2018 – Top EU chief on Facebook scandal: I have no doubt that other tech firms could have data issues; 16/03/2018 – Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes talks about guaranteed incomes on Recode Decode: transcript; 28/03/2018 – Facebook to Roll Out New Privacy, Security Settings (Video)

Analysts await QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) to report earnings on February, 19. They expect $0.54 earnings per share, down 31.65% or $0.25 from last year’s $0.79 per share. QTS’s profit will be $31.22M for 18.52 P/E if the $0.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.60 actual earnings per share reported by QTS Realty Trust, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.00% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “QTS Realty Trust: This 6.50% Fixed-Rate Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock Has Begun Trading On The NYSE – Seeking Alpha” on July 02, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “QTS Realty buys highly sought-after West Midtown development site – Atlanta Business Chronicle – Atlanta Business Chronicle” published on October 18, 2018, Prnewswire.com published: “QTS Hybrid Colocation Chosen to Power TruBridge HIPAA Compliant Cloud Infrastructure – PRNewswire” on November 13, 2018. More interesting news about QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Mispriced Preferred Stock Bargain QTS Realty Trust: A Head-To-Head Matchup With Digital Realty Trust Preferred Stocks – Seeking Alpha” published on April 02, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Giant Hillsboro data center sees cheaper path to green power – Portland Business Journal” with publication date: June 21, 2018.

Investors 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. Cbre Clarion Secs Ltd Com holds 0.02% or 30,700 shares in its portfolio. Aqr Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Com holds 0% or 33,573 shares in its portfolio. Goldman Sachs Gp has invested 0% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Employees Retirement Of Texas invested in 0.13% or 239,700 shares. Blackrock has invested 0.01% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Advisory Limited Co owns 89 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 18,147 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Strs Ohio stated it has 87,048 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Moreover, Art Advisors Ltd Llc has 0.02% invested in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Tealwood Asset Mngmt Incorporated owns 78,917 shares for 1.22% of their portfolio. Legal General Group Public Ltd Llc stated it has 0% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Geode Capital Ltd Llc stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Eagle Boston Invest Management holds 1.55% or 424,848 shares. Utd Ser Automobile Association reported 0.01% of its portfolio in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Wedge L LP Nc reported 549,953 shares.

Among 22 analysts covering QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. QTS Realty Trust had 76 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was initiated on Tuesday, September 22 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $6000 target in Thursday, June 8 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) on Thursday, October 29 with “Outperform” rating. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, August 14 report. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 22 report. Jefferies maintained QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) on Tuesday, August 25 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 6 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 22 by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, October 16 with “Buy”. On Tuesday, June 7 the stock rating was initiated by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”.

Since August 29, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 1 insider sale for $596,490 activity. Westhead Stephen E. sold $88,985 worth of QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) on Wednesday, August 29.

More notable recent Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Massive Selloff Positions FB Stock to Add Friends Again – Investorplace.com” on November 26, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Facebook Without Mark Zuckerberg – Seeking Alpha” published on November 15, 2018, Livetradingnews.com published: “Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Mistrust Will Hurt FB Stock – Live Trading News” on November 29, 2018. More interesting news about Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) were released by: Livetradingnews.com and their article: “Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) former Facebook colleagues asking about job openings – Live Trading News” published on December 04, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Notable ETF Inflow Detected – SPY, AMZN, BRK.B, FB – Nasdaq” with publication date: November 29, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.22, from 0.87 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 78 investors sold FB shares while 660 reduced holdings. 187 funds opened positions while 614 raised stakes. 1.66 billion shares or 0.70% more from 1.65 billion shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Ycg Ltd Co accumulated 32,773 shares. Pennsylvania has 0.53% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Cobblestone Cap Advisors Limited Co Ny accumulated 0.09% or 4,639 shares. New York-based Fagan Associates Incorporated has invested 4.59% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Front Barnett Assocs Lc stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Augustine Asset reported 2,322 shares. Boyd Watterson Asset Management Ltd Liability Com Oh has 0.43% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 3,891 shares. Fundsmith Llp, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 5.52M shares. Calamos Wealth Management Ltd Liability Co accumulated 80,374 shares or 1.95% of the stock. Old Second National Bank & Trust Of Aurora stated it has 0.12% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Winch Advisory Service Ltd Liability accumulated 28,368 shares. Mount Vernon Assocs Incorporated Md holds 12,135 shares or 3.68% of its portfolio. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 1.55% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Pzena Management Limited Liability Corporation reported 3,201 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bb&T reported 1% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB).

Among 56 analysts covering Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), 49 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Facebook had 307 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, July 16 report. The stock of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 3 by Jefferies. The stock has “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital on Thursday, January 28. As per Thursday, November 5, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 5 by Piper Jaffray. On Thursday, December 1 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. UBS downgraded Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Thursday, July 26 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was initiated by Loop Capital on Friday, September 23 with “Buy”. Goldman Sachs maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Thursday, April 28 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, April 4.

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