Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc (NYSE:ARE) Has Decline in Shorts

April 17, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.4 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.41, from 1.81 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 30 investors sold Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. shares while 104 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 143 raised stakes. 96.22 million shares or 3.54% more from 92.94 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
New York State Teachers Retirement System accumulated 120,935 shares. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc holds 3,732 shares. Muzinich & holds 943 shares. 1832 Asset Mgmt Lp holds 0.01% in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) or 16,500 shares. Green Street Ltd Liability Corp has invested 4.55% in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE). Aureus Asset Management Ltd Liability reported 0.05% in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE). New York-based International Group Inc has invested 0.01% in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE). Apg Asset Us holds 4.76% of its portfolio in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) for 4.44 million shares. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board reported 0.07% of its portfolio in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE). Moreover, Dupont Cap Mngmt Corporation has 0.06% invested in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) for 18,668 shares. Riverhead Mngmt Llc holds 0.02% or 4,022 shares in its portfolio. Jefferies Gru Limited Liability Corp owns 3,044 shares. Moreover, Cornerstone has 0.02% invested in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE). Park Oh accumulated 1,533 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Endowment Mngmt Lp holds 0.26% of its portfolio in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) for 13,600 shares.

Since December 8, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 sales for $9.58 million activity. Shigenaga Dean A sold $3.63M worth of stock or 29,000 shares. 618 Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) shares with value of $76,366 were sold by Cain James P. MARCUS JOEL S had sold 30,000 shares worth $3.76M.

The stock of Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc (NYSE:ARE) registered a decrease of 6.16% in short interest. ARE’s total short interest was 8.35M shares in April as published by FINRA. Its down 6.16% from 8.90M shares, reported previously. With 755,400 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 11 days to cover their ARE’s short positions.

The stock increased 1.07% or $1.32 during the last trading session, reaching $124.25. About 454,044 shares traded. Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) has risen 10.48% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.07% the S&P500.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., a real estate investment trust , engages in the ownership, operation, management, development, acquisition, and redevelopment of properties for the life sciences industry. The company has market cap of $13.43 billion. The Company’s properties consist of buildings containing scientific research and development laboratories, and other improvements. It has a 78.64 P/E ratio. The firm offers its properties for lease primarily to universities and independent not-for-profit institutions; and pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, life science product, service, biodefense, and translational research entities, as well as governmental agencies.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Alexandria Equities (NYSE:ARE), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Alexandria Equities had 7 analyst reports since October 31, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America given on Monday, November 6. Bank of America upgraded Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) on Monday, December 4 to “Buy” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) on Monday, January 8 with “Hold” rating. Citigroup maintained Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) rating on Monday, November 13. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $125 target. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of ARE in report on Tuesday, January 30 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Tuesday, October 31 with “Buy”. Robert W. Baird maintained Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) rating on Wednesday, January 31. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $121.0 target.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) Institutional Positions Chart

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