Are Analysts Bullish about Great Portland Estates Plc (LON:GPOR) after last week?

April 17, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

Great Portland Estates Plc (LON:GPOR) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.21 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.53, from 1.74 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 28 investors sold Great Portland Estates Plc shares while 80 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 87 raised stakes. 151.17 million shares or 2.70% less from 155.36 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Moreover, Parallax Volatility Advisers L P has 0% invested in Great Portland Estates Plc (LON:GPOR). Tph Asset Management Ltd Liability Company accumulated 28,945 shares. Tocqueville Asset Mngmt Lp stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Great Portland Estates Plc (LON:GPOR). Tiaa Cref Investment Mngmt Llc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Great Portland Estates Plc (LON:GPOR). Fred Alger Management reported 36,724 shares. Nomura holds 126,085 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Massachusetts-based Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0.01% in Great Portland Estates Plc (LON:GPOR). Metropolitan Life Insurance New York has 47,761 shares. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership has invested 0% in Great Portland Estates Plc (LON:GPOR). Credit Suisse Ag has 0.01% invested in Great Portland Estates Plc (LON:GPOR). New Mexico Educational Retirement Board invested in 40,700 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Sir Capital Mngmt Lp accumulated 0.48% or 170,956 shares. Trexquant Invest Lp holds 0.14% in Great Portland Estates Plc (LON:GPOR) or 97,304 shares. The Norway-based Oslo Asset Mngmt As has invested 6.85% in Great Portland Estates Plc (LON:GPOR). Gradient Invs Ltd Liability has 0.05% invested in Great Portland Estates Plc (LON:GPOR) for 63,135 shares.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 3 insider purchases, and 8 selling transactions for $1.92 million activity. Maier Stuart sold $72,998 worth of stock or 6,000 shares. Westerman Paul D had bought 10,000 shares worth $101,392. The insider Crowell Keri sold 16,000 shares worth $194,582. $76,218 worth of Great Portland Estates Plc (LON:GPOR) shares were sold by Zitkus Lester. 500 shares were bought by Johnson Charles Douglas, worth $5,398. Malone Mark sold $57,164 worth of stock or 4,700 shares.

Great Portland Estates Plc (LON:GPOR) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering Great Portland Estates PLC (LON:GPOR), 2 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Great Portland Estates PLC had 25 analyst reports since October 19, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Great Portland Estates Plc (LON:GPOR) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, January 25 by Liberum Capital. Societe Generale maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Thursday, November 16 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Numis Securities on Thursday, October 19. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Tuesday, March 13 report. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Thursday, January 18 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt on Thursday, January 25 with “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Peel Hunt on Thursday, April 5. The stock of Great Portland Estates Plc (LON:GPOR) earned “Add” rating by Numis Securities on Friday, March 2. The company was upgraded on Thursday, April 5 by BNP Paribas. The stock has “Hold” rating by Numis Securities on Thursday, January 25. Below is a list of Great Portland Estates Plc (LON:GPOR) latest ratings and price target changes.

05/04/2018 Broker: BNP Paribas Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 660.00 New Target: GBX 700.00 Upgrade
05/04/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 840.00 Maintain
04/04/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 750.00 Maintain
14/03/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 675.00 New Target: GBX 665.00 Reiteration
13/03/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Underweight Old Target: GBX 620.00 New Target: GBX 660.00 Maintain
05/03/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 750.00 New Target: GBX 750.00 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Add New Target: GBX 725.00 Upgrade
02/03/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold Maintain
22/02/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Underweight Old Target: GBX 560.00 New Target: GBX 580.00 Maintain
25/01/2018 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Hold New Target: GBX 666.00 Maintain

The stock decreased 1.86% or GBX 12.8 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 677.2. About 1.33M shares traded or 2.45% up from the average. Great Portland Estates Plc (LON:GPOR) has 0.00% since April 17, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Great Portland Estates plc, through its subsidiaries, operates as a real estate investment trust . The company has market cap of 2.20 billion GBP. It develops freehold and leasehold, residential, retail, and office properties in London. It currently has negative earnings. The firm has elected to be treated as a REIT under the Internal Revenue Code and would not be subject to federal income tax, provided it distributes approximately 90% of its taxable income to its shareholders.

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