Driehaus Capital Management LLC Stake in Gaming And Leisure Propertie (GLPI) Lowered as Shares Rose

February 21, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Investors sentiment increased to 1.38 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 1.32 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 28 investors sold GLPI shares while 76 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 101 raised stakes. 192.49 million shares or 2.96% more from 186.96 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cibc Asset Mngmt Inc accumulated 7,134 shares. Moreover, Amalgamated Comml Bank has 0.04% invested in Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI) for 36,794 shares. Fmr Ltd Company reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI). Moreover, Comerica National Bank has 0% invested in Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI). Horizon Kinetics Ltd has 0.01% invested in Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI) for 10,599 shares. California Employees Retirement reported 509,918 shares. Asset Mngmt Inc, Michigan-based fund reported 10,819 shares. 4.02M were accumulated by State Street Corporation. Pinnacle Assocs Limited invested in 0.01% or 12,347 shares. Investec Asset North America invested in 42,394 shares or 0.26% of the stock. Moreover, Comml Bank Of Ny Mellon Corp has 0.01% invested in Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI). Kentucky-based Community Trust And Invest has invested 0.05% in Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI). Jennison Assoc Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI). Aureus Asset Management Limited Liability Com has invested 0.09% in Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) accumulated 14,577 shares.

Since February 12, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 0 selling transactions for $4.14 million activity. CARLINO PETER M bought $1.33M worth of Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI) on Monday, February 12.

Richard Driehaus decreased its stake in Gaming And Leisure Propertie (GLPI) by 53.77% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Driehaus Capital Management Llc sold 1.17M shares as the company’s stock rose 13.43% with the market. The hedge fund run by Richard Driehaus held 1.00 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $37.03M, down from 2.17 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Driehaus Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Gaming And Leisure Propertie for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $7.12 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.71% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $33.4. About 1.10M shares traded. Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI) has risen 10.92% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.78% the S&P500.

Driehaus Capital Management Llc, which manages about $12.71B and $2.57 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ferro Corp (NYSE:FOE) by 177,236 shares to 560,325 shares, valued at $12.50 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Eldorado Resorts Inc (NASDAQ:ERI) by 133,404 shares in the quarter, for a total of 383,675 shares, and has risen its stake in Sodastream International Ltd (NASDAQ:SODA).

Analysts await Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $0.76 EPS, down 3.80 % or $0.03 from last year’s $0.79 per share. GLPI’s profit will be $162.06M for 10.99 P/E if the $0.76 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.76 actual EPS reported by Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00 % EPS growth.

More important recent Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: “Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc (GLPI) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended …” on February 16, 2018, also Marketwatch.com published article titled: “Gaming & Leisure Properties Inc.”, Globenewswire.com published: “Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year …” on February 08, 2018. More interesting news about Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “New Research Coverage Highlights New Senior Investment Group, Simpson …” with publication date: February 21, 2018.

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering Gaming and Leisure Properties (NASDAQ:GLPI), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Gaming and Leisure Properties had 28 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, December 13, the company rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley. On Monday, October 30 the stock rating was maintained by Ladenburg with “Buy”. As per Thursday, December 15, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America. Jefferies initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, January 18 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, August 16. SunTrust upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, January 11 report. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Overweight” on Wednesday, September 7. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of GLPI in report on Thursday, July 27 with “Hold” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $36 target in Wednesday, December 7 report. Buckingham Research initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, November 22 report.

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