Analytical Report on Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD)

Marco Green
June 3, 2017

Inc. now has $179.29 billion valuation. In the past three months the stock value plunged -2.59%. Oaktree Capital Management Lp acquired 815,805 shares as Ambev Sa (ABEV)'s stock declined 1.05%. However the price at the close of last session was -0.80% lower than its 50-day moving average and -0.76% under its 200-day moving average. Essex Property Trust Inc (ESS) has risen 15.01% since June 2, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 78.88% the S&P500. Adelante Cap Mngmt Lc has invested 4.27% in Essex Property Trust Inc (NYSE:ESS). (ESS) stake by 35.35% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. KCG Holdings Inc. boosted its stake in Essex Property Trust by 22.4% in the third quarter. (ESS)'s stock rose 11.60%. Alyeska Investment Group L.P. now owns 2,035,270 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $44,674,000 after buying an additional 1,495,827 shares in the last quarter. Starwood Property Trust Inc now has $5.82B valuation. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.20 earnings per share. About 85,166 shares traded. Looking back further, Essex Property Trust, Inc. stock has been 19.30% over the last six months, and 10.50% since the start of the calendar year. It has underperformed by 9.02% the S&P500.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.53 and $0.5 respectively. After having $2.94 EPS previously, Essex Property Trust Inc's analysts see -1.02 % EPS growth. Therefore 71% are positive. The company was maintained on Thursday, March 23 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has "Mkt Perform" rating by JMP Securities on Tuesday, January 24. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 13 by Bank of America. The rating was downgraded by Mizuho on Monday, May 2 to "Neutral". The stock has "Buy" rating by BB&T Capital on Tuesday, November 10. The stock of Essex Property Trust Inc (NYSE:ESS) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, February 8 by Mizuho. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 12,074 shares in the company, valued at approximately $978,356.22. Sarepta Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:SRPT) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.02, from 2.15 in 2016Q3. 73 funds opened positions while 245 raised stakes. Summit Fincl Strategies invested 0.29% of its portfolio in Merck & Co., Inc. Edge Asset Management reported 59,904 shares. Vanguard Group has 0.12% invested in AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) for 30.93 million shares. 1,293 are owned by Riggs Asset Managment Co. (NYSE:MRK) for 29,247 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Bv holds 0.01% or 7,257 shares. 75,969 are held by Bailard Inc. Signaturefd Lc reported 15,100 shares stake. The company's revenue for the quarter was up.9% compared to the same quarter past year. (NYSE:STWD). Parametric Assoc Llc holds 0.03% or 830,596 shares. (NYSE:MRK) for 11,908 shares. 1832 Asset Limited Partnership invested in 86,300 shares. Harrison Street Securities LLC boosted its stake in Essex Property Trust by 9.2% in the third quarter. The other 6, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Starwood Property Trust, Inc. Zacks.com's article titled: "Why Is Essex Property (ESS) Up 6.2% Since the Last Earnings Report?" and published on May 31, 2017 is yet another important article. ESS's profit will be $192.02M for 22.47 P/E if the $2.91 EPS becomes a reality.

Essex Property Trust, Inc.'s Return on Investment 3.50%, used to find the stock's efficiency, is calculated by dividing the return of an investment divided by its cost, is 3.50%.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $3.23 million activity. Therefore 25% are positive. The company was downgraded on Thursday, September 17 by Zacks. Evercore maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, September 8 report. The rating was downgraded by Compass Point on Monday, August 15 to "Neutral". This increase is typical for the uptrend and shows the considerable optimism among investors. It increased, as 37 investors sold ESS shares while 133 reduced holdings. Utah Retirement Sys holds 0.08% or 13,307 shares in its portfolio. Atlantic Tru Group Limited Liability Corp holds 18,074 shares. Sarasin Prns Ltd Liability Partnership reported 54,384 shares. Carroll Financial holds 0% or 38 shares. United Services Automobile Association has invested 0.02% in Essex Property Trust Inc (NYSE:ESS). Naples Advisors Limited Liability Com holds 0.22% or 25,675 shares in its portfolio. Comerica Bank & Trust, Michigan-based fund reported 18,323 shares. Price T Rowe Associates Md holds 0.07% or 1.54 million shares in its portfolio.

08/07/2015 - STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. 5,250 shares were sold by SCORDELIS BYRON A, worth $1.23M on Wednesday, March 1. Volume on the day was 1.57 million shares. $759,866 worth of Essex Property Trust Inc (NYSE:ESS) was sold by EUDY JOHN D. The stock was sold at an average price of $84.79, for a total transaction of $1,366,645.22.

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