Breaking: Colony Financial Inc (NYSE:CLNY) Institutional Investors Sentiment Unchanged in 2016 Q2

December 1, 2016 - By Marie Mckinney   ·   0 Comments

Breaking: Colony Financial Inc (NYSE:CLNY) Institutional Investors Sentiment Unchanged in  2016 Q2

Sentiment for Colony Financial Inc (NYSE:CLNY)

Colony Financial Inc (NYSE:CLNY) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q2 2016. Its down -0.41, from 1.49 in 2016Q1. The ratio turned negative, as 115 active investment managers increased and opened new holdings, while 77 sold and reduced their positions in Colony Financial Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now own: 100.82 million shares, down from 105.44 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Colony Financial Inc in their top 10 holdings decreased from 10 to 9 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 30 Reduced: 47 Increased: 75 New Position: 40.

Colony Capital, Inc., formerly Colony Financial, Inc., is a global real estate and investment management company. The company has a market cap of $2.28 billion. The Firm operates through five divisions: Real Estate Equity, including Light industrial real estate assets and operating platform; Single-family residential rentals through an investment in Colony Starwood Homes and Other real estate equity investments; Real Estate Debt, which includes loan originations and acquisitions, and Investment Management, which includes investment management of the Company-sponsored funds and other investment vehicles. It has a 24.4 P/E ratio. Through its global investment management business, it has over $18.8 billion of assets under management.

About 460,442 shares traded hands. Colony Capital Inc (NYSE:CLNY) has risen 16.20% since April 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.28% the S&P500.

Analysts await Colony Capital Inc (NYSE:CLNY) to report earnings on February, 24. They expect $0.57 EPS, up 7.55% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.53 per share. CLNY’s profit will be $64.18 million for 8.88 P/E if the $0.57 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.48 actual EPS reported by Colony Capital Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 18.75% EPS growth.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Colony Capital, Inc. is a real estate investment and finance company. The Company operates through three segments: real estate debt investments which include originated and acquired commercial real estate debt, mortgage-backed securities and other debt-related investments, single-family residential rentals through its investment in CAH OP and other real estate equity investments. Colony Capital, Inc., formerly known as Colony Financial, Inc., is based in Santa Monica, California.”

Wesley Capital Management Llc holds 9.57% of its portfolio in Colony Capital Inc for 536,200 shares. Clovis Capital Management Lp owns 957,268 shares or 6.81% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Real Estate Management Services Llc has 5.76% invested in the company for 2.16 million shares. The New York-based Seawolf Capital Llc has invested 5.51% in the stock. Swift Run Capital Management Llc, a Virginia-based fund reported 482,989 shares.#img1#

Colony Capital Inc (NYSE:CLNY) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Colony Financial’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Colony Financial, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $22 while the high is $30. The stock’s average target of $26 is 28.40% above today’s ($20.25) share price. CLNY was included in 5 notes of analysts from October 9, 2015. The stock has “Outperform” rating given by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, November 16. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, October 5 by Wedbush. The rating was upgraded by FBR Capital on Monday, June 6 to “Outperform”. The stock of Colony Capital Inc (NYSE:CLNY) has “Market Perform” rating given on Wednesday, March 2 by FBR Capital.

CLNY Company Profile

Colony Capital, Inc., formerly Colony Financial, Inc., incorporated on June 23, 2009, is a global real estate and investment management company. The Company’s investment portfolio is primarily composed of real estate equity; real estate and real estate-related debt, and investment management of the Company-sponsored private equity funds and vehicles. The Firm operates through five divisions: Real Estate Equity, including Light industrial real estate assets and operating platform; Single-family residential rentals through an investment in Colony Starwood Homes and Other real estate equity investments; Real Estate Debt, which includes loan originations and acquisitions, and Investment Management, which includes investment management of the Company-sponsored funds and other investment vehicles. Through its global investment management business, which operates under the Colony Capital brand, the Company has approximately $18.8 billion of assets under management. The Company’s business objective is to provide risk-adjusted returns to its investors through a diversified portfolio of direct and indirect real estate-related equity and real estate debt investments, and fee bearing management contracts on investment funds that the Company manages.

More notable recent Colony Capital Inc (NYSE:CLNY) news were published by: Forbes.com which released: “Michael Dell’s MSD Capital Joins Shareholders Challenging NorthStar And Colony …” on September 19, 2016, also Bloomberg.com with their article: “Barrack’s Colony Capital to Combine With Two NorthStar Firms” published on June 03, 2016, Bloomberg.com published: “Colony Capital Said to Near Deal For NorthStar Asset Management” on June 03, 2016. More interesting news about Colony Capital Inc (NYSE:CLNY) were released by: Labusinessjournal.com and their article: “REIT Colony Capital Announces NorthStar Merger” published on June 06, 2016 as well as Law360.com‘s news article titled: “Colony Capital Investor Sues To Block NorthStar Merger” with publication date: September 29, 2016.

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