Equity Lifestyle Properties, Inc. (ELS) Shares Bought by Martingale Asset Management LP

Lloyd Doyle
February 25, 2018

Advisors Capital Management Llc bought 817,440 shares as the company's stock declined 0.60% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 1.25M shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $204.84M, up from 1.24 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc who had been investing in Equity Lifestyle Pptys for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $8.01 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.04% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $12.66. About 391,086 shares traded or 0.60% up from the average.

Martingale Asset Management L P lifted its stake in Equity Lifestyle Properties, Inc. It has underperformed by 21.19% the S&P500.

Texan Capital Management, which manages about $389.58M and $151.01M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares Etf Trust Iwf (IWF) by 2,593 shares to 4,977 shares, valued at $622,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. The shares were sold at an average price of $88.74, for a total value of $106,488.00. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 2,048 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $174,000 after acquiring an additional 559 shares in the last quarter. The stock increased 0.52% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $84.88. About 26,299 shares traded. It has outperformed by 132.14% the S&P500. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20, a current ratio of 0.06 and a quick ratio of 0.06. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, November 27 with "Hold". As per Monday, September 7, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with "Hold" on Monday, December 11. As per Friday, September 8, the company rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Equity Lifestyle Properties by 57.5% in the 2nd quarter. The rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to "Neutral" on Wednesday, October 21. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, July 24 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) earned "Outperform" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, December 18. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 19 by Citigroup. The company was maintained on Monday, February 5 by BMO Capital Markets. Over the last ninety days, insiders sold 21,475 shares of company stock valued at $1,894,283. It also reduced its holding in Marriott Intl Inc New (NASDAQ:MAR) by 35,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 100,000 shares, and cut its stake in Choice Hotels Intl Inc (NYSE:CHH).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.23 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.95, from 2.18 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 13 investors sold ELS shares while 54 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 87 raised stakes. Nomura Asset Mngmt Ltd accumulated 50,530 shares. Waratah Advsrs Limited, a Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 9,406 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mngmt Limited reported 0.01% stake. (NYSE:ELS) for 1.93 million shares. Tradition Cap Mngmt Limited Company has invested 0.07% in Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ELS). Millennium Mgmt Limited Liability Co accumulated 139,013 shares. The legal version of this news story can be accessed at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/equity-lifestyle-properties-inc-els-shares-bought-by-martingale-asset-management-l-p/1910498.html. (NYSE:ELS) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, September 8 by Robert W. Baird. (NYSE:MPW) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: "Medical Properties Trust Inc (MPW) Chairman, President & CEO Edward K Jr Aldag ..." on February 17, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: "Elizabeth N. Pitman Elected to the Board of Directors of Medical Properties Trust" published on February 15, 2018, Businesswire.com published: "Medical Properties Trust, Inc".

Equity Lifestyle Properties (NYSE:ELS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, January 29th. (NYSE:ELS) by 17.4% in the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. Sandy Spring Savings Bank has invested 0% in Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc.

A number of brokerages have recently commented on ELS. The institutional investor held 78,800 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.71M, up from 22,453 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.09, from 1.28 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 51 investors sold PEP shares while 689 reduced holdings. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc owns 40,585 shares. Gofen And Glossberg Limited Liability Il has 0.01% invested in Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (NYSE:ELS) for 6,380 shares. 372,218 are owned by Stifel Financial. Chesley Taft & Associate Ltd stated it has 102,736 shares or 1.46% of all its holdings. D E Shaw & stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:HI). First Manhattan Communication has invested 0% in Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) for 79,213 shares. State Street Corp, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 2.62 million shares. Citigroup has 44,349 shares. Wells Fargo & Com Mn has 0.01% invested in Hillenbrand, Inc. Guggenheim Lc owns 92,629 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. The Texas-based Teacher Retirement System Of Texas has invested 0% in Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE:HI) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $0.60 EPS, up 13.21% or $0.07 from last year's $0.53 per share. HI's profit will be $37.82 million for 18.69 P/E if the $0.60 EPS becomes a reality. The real estate investment trust reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.87 by ($0.33).

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