Whitestone REIT (WSR) EPS Estimated At $0.25

April 17, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.46 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.45, from 1.91 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 11 investors sold Whitestone REIT shares while 28 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 20.22 million shares or 11.89% more from 18.07 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Bank & Trust Of Ny Mellon holds 0% or 577,680 shares in its portfolio. Ubs Asset Americas reported 16,783 shares. California Employees Retirement System stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR). 15,581 are owned by Gsa Llp. Manufacturers Life Insurance The has invested 0% in Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement owns 16,589 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Metropolitan Life Insurance Ny holds 0% or 12,637 shares in its portfolio. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR). Moreover, Hl Finance Lc has 0.01% invested in Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) for 28,689 shares. Mackenzie Corporation reported 15,002 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bb&T Securities Limited Company holds 16,187 shares or 0% of its portfolio. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department owns 30,416 shares. Plante Moran Finance Advsr Ltd Llc accumulated 0.02% or 2,000 shares. Schnieders Limited Liability Corp stated it has 0.07% in Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR). Chilton Mgmt Limited Liability Co accumulated 701,975 shares.

Since March 5, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $53,250 activity. Another trade for 2,500 shares valued at $26,625 was bought by MASTANDREA JAMES C.

Analysts expect Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) to report $0.25 EPS on May, 2.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 21.88 % from last quarter’s $0.32 EPS. WSR’s profit would be $10.08M giving it 10.82 P/E if the $0.25 EPS is correct. After having $0.30 EPS previously, Whitestone REIT’s analysts see -16.67 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.22% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $10.82. About 303,029 shares traded. Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) has declined 24.22% since April 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.77% the S&P500.

Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Whitestone REIT had 9 analyst reports since November 2, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 2 by Maxim Group. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Buy” on Monday, March 5. Ladenburg maintained Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) on Thursday, November 30 with “Hold” rating. SunTrust downgraded the shares of WSR in report on Friday, March 2 to “Sell” rating. SunTrust maintained the shares of WSR in report on Monday, January 22 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) earned “Buy” rating by Maxim Group on Monday, March 5. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, December 1 report. On Thursday, March 29 the stock rating was maintained by JMP Securities with “Market Outperform”.

Whitestone is a pure-play community-centered retail REIT that acquires, owns, manages, develops and redevelops high quality ?e-commerce resistant? neighborhood, community and lifestyle retail centers principally located in the largest, fastest-growing and most affluent markets in the Sunbelt. The company has market cap of $436.31 million. Whitestone's optimal mix of national, regional and local tenants provides daily necessities, needed services and entertainment to the community which are not readily available on the internet. It has a 49.18 P/E ratio. Whitestone's properties are primarily located in business-friendly Phoenix, Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio, which are among the fastest-growing U.S. population centers with highly educated workforces, high household incomes and strong job growth.

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