Real Estate Management Services Increases Position in Equinix (EQIX); Etrade Capital Management Has Increased Its Aon Plc (AON) Stake by $482,868

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Real Estate Management Services Llc increased its stake in Equinix Inc (EQIX) by 142.79% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Real Estate Management Services Llc bought 7,475 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.82% with the market. The institutional investor held 12,710 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $5.50M, up from 5,235 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Real Estate Management Services Llc who had been investing in Equinix Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $31.58B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.16% or $4.63 during the last trading session, reaching $392.85. About 366,132 shares traded. Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX) has declined 15.07% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.07% the S&P500.

Etrade Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Aon Plc (AON) by 31.61% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Etrade Capital Management Llc bought 3,156 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.34% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 13,141 shares of the specialty insurers company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.02 million, up from 9,985 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Etrade Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Aon Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $41.59 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.82% or $1.4 during the last trading session, reaching $172.68. About 665,068 shares traded. Aon plc (NYSE:AON) has risen 13.92% since February 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.92% the S&P500. Some Historical AON News: 12/04/2018 – Secureworks Wins Aon’s Best Employer Award in Romania; 13/03/2018 – Aon survey: falling employee engagement in Canada is a “wake-up call” for employers; 03/04/2018 – Aon: despite slight decline, financial health of defined benefit pension plans remains strong in first quarter; 22/05/2018 – AON BUYS IP FIRM 601WEST; 06/03/2018 – MOVES-Aon names Mike Edwards as partner in UK risk settlement team; 04/05/2018 – Aon PLC 1Q Rev $3.1B; 23/03/2018 – AON UK LTD NAMES NEW COO; 17/05/2018 – Reactions: Aon promotes English to captive business head; 15/05/2018 – Aon PLC Will Retire Remaining Business Unit Brands, Aon Risk Solutions and Aon Benfield, and Go-to-Market as Aon; 15/05/2018 – Aon Appoints Eric Andersen and Michael O’Connor as Co-Presidents of the Firm

Among 25 analysts covering Equinix (NASDAQ:EQIX), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 96% are positive. Equinix had 85 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, October 18 to “Overweight”. The stock of Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) earned “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, August 9. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, March 21. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Thursday, November 2 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, July 28 with “Outperform”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, September 13 report. The rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan to “Buy” on Thursday, November 2. On Thursday, February 15 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, July 17 report. The rating was initiated by UBS on Wednesday, October 18 with “Hold”.

Since August 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 10 sales for $9.97 million activity. $863,293 worth of Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) shares were sold by TAYLOR KEITH D. VAN CAMP PETER sold $478,833 worth of Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) on Tuesday, January 15. STROHMEYER KARL sold $1.47 million worth of Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) on Tuesday, January 15. Another trade for 3,551 shares valued at $1.35M was made by Schwartz Eric on Tuesday, January 15. 2,792 shares were sold by Lee Yau Tat, worth $1.07 million on Thursday, November 15. $2.15 million worth of stock was sold by Meyers Charles J on Tuesday, January 15.

More notable recent Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (ARR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 14, 2019 – Nasdaq” on February 13, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “PROREIT Announces January 2019 Distribution – Nasdaq” published on January 22, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Sabra Health Care REIT Reaches Analyst Target Price – Nasdaq” on January 29, 2019. More interesting news about Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “iShares Global REIT (REET) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA – Nasdaq” published on January 25, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Macerich’s (MAC) Q4 FFO Meets, Revenues Miss Estimates – Nasdaq” with publication date: February 07, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.07, from 1.27 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 23 investors sold EQIX shares while 165 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 180 raised stakes. 75.93 million shares or 0.07% more from 75.88 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Fincl Architects holds 0% or 15 shares. Comerica Retail Bank holds 36,651 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. The New York-based Archer Cap Mgmt Limited Partnership has invested 3.2% in Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT). Congress Asset Mgmt Ma reported 29,418 shares. Eminence Cap Lp invested in 0.34% or 47,333 shares. Hartford Mngmt holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) for 8,783 shares. Marlowe Ptnrs Limited Partnership reported 21,840 shares stake. Everence Capital Mgmt Incorporated reported 0.15% in Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT). First Quadrant Ltd Partnership Ca reported 1,605 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust has invested 0.12% in Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT). Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Ltd Llc holds 0.49% or 58,881 shares. Fiduciary Tru reported 719 shares. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees reported 9,729 shares. Scotia Cap reported 522 shares stake. Mason Street Advsr Limited Liability Corp reported 11,177 shares.

Real Estate Management Services Llc, which manages about $741.04M and $343.26 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Gramercy Property Trust by 20,600 shares to 147,000 shares, valued at $4.03 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Hersha Hospitality by 311,600 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 754,846 shares, and cut its stake in Hcp Inc. (NYSE:HCP).

Among 17 analysts covering Aon Corporation (NYSE:AON), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Aon Corporation has $195 highest and $13 lowest target. $143.13’s average target is -17.11% below currents $172.68 stock price. Aon Corporation had 62 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained Aon plc (NYSE:AON) on Monday, November 2 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Aon plc (NYSE:AON) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Monday, August 7. The company was maintained on Monday, October 30 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Monday, October 31 by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, June 7 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy”. Jefferies maintained Aon plc (NYSE:AON) on Friday, October 13 with “Buy” rating. Raymond James upgraded the shares of AON in report on Tuesday, September 25 to “Outperform” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, October 9 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, January 8 to “Neutral”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, May 2 by RBC Capital Markets.

More notable recent Aon plc (NYSE:AON) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Aon and Claim Central Establish Strategic Alliance – Nasdaq” on February 05, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Aon +3.9% after Q4 beat, restructuring estimates adjusted – Seeking Alpha” published on February 01, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “Weather Catastrophes Drive Majority of $225 Billion Economic Cost of Natural Perils in 2018 – Aon Catastrophe Report – GlobeNewswire” on January 22, 2019. More interesting news about Aon plc (NYSE:AON) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Aon’s Cyber Solutions Releases 2019 Cyber Security Risk Report: “What’s Now and What’s Next” – Nasdaq” published on February 13, 2019 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AON, Conoco, Groupon, JinkoSolar, NextEra, WisdomTree, Xilinx, Yelp and More – 24/7 Wall St.” with publication date: February 04, 2019.

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