Ownership Change to Note: Institutional Investors Are Crazy For Dupont Fabros Technology Inc (NYSE:DFT)

December 1, 2016 - By kentuckypostne   ·   0 Comments

Ownership Change to Note: Institutional Investors Are Crazy  For Dupont Fabros Technology Inc (NYSE:DFT)

Sentiment for Dupont Fabros Technology Inc (NYSE:DFT)

Dupont Fabros Technology Inc (NYSE:DFT) institutional sentiment increased to 1.5 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.13, from 1.37 in 2016Q1. The ratio is positive, as 134 investment managers increased or opened new stock positions, while 98 sold and decreased positions in Dupont Fabros Technology Inc. The investment managers in our partner’s database now possess: 73.00 million shares, up from 72.41 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of investment managers holding Dupont Fabros Technology Inc in their top 10 stock positions increased from 4 to 5 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 21 Reduced: 77 Increased: 87 New Position: 47.

DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The company has a market cap of $2.85 billion. The Firm is a self-administered and self-managed firm that owns, acquires, develops and operates wholesale data centers. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s clients outsource their applications, and include national and international enterprises across various industries, such as technology, Internet content providers, media, communications, cloud providers, healthcare and financial services.

About 276,701 shares traded hands. DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE:DFT) has risen 1.22% since April 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.71% the S&P500.

Analysts await DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE:DFT) to report earnings on February, 2. They expect $0.75 EPS, up 22.95% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.61 per share. DFT’s profit will be $54.67M for 13.03 P/E if the $0.75 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.73 actual EPS reported by DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.74% EPS growth.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. is a leading owner, developer, operator and manager of wholesale data centers and a real estate investment trust. The Company’s data centers are highly specialized, secure facilities used primarily by national and international technology companies to house, power and cool the computer servers that support many of their most critical business processes. DuPont Fabros Technology is headquartered in Washington, DC.”

Lvm Capital Management Ltd Mi holds 5.16% of its portfolio in DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. for 375,395 shares. Cwh Capital Management Inc. owns 102,134 shares or 3.51% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Hillcrest Asset Management Llc has 2.96% invested in the company for 247,326 shares. The Massachusetts-based Aew Capital Management L P has invested 2.59% in the stock. Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 699,108 shares.#img1#

Insider Transactions: Since January 1, 0001, the stock had 1 buying transaction, and 4 insider sales for $2.28 million net activity.

DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE:DFT) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 64% of Dupont Fabros Tech’s analysts are positive. Out of 11 Wall Street analysts rating Dupont Fabros Tech, 7 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 4 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $29.0 while the high is $52. The stock’s average target of $42.83 is 9.51% above today’s ($39.11) share price. DFT was included in 21 notes of analysts from July 31, 2015. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, June 17 by Barclays Capital. The stock of DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE:DFT) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 22. The stock of DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE:DFT) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Monday, April 4. On Friday, April 8 the stock rating was downgraded by Janney Capital to “Neutral”. As per Monday, May 16, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of DFT in a report on Friday, July 31 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE:DFT) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 7. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, August 11 report. The rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Outperform” on Friday, October 28. The rating was initiated by Janney Capital on Thursday, October 8 with “Buy”.

DFT Company Profile

DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (DFT), incorporated on March 1, 2007, is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Firm is a self-administered and self-managed firm that owns, acquires, develops and operates wholesale data centers. The Company’s clients outsource their applications, and include national and international enterprises across various industries, such as technology, Internet content providers, media, communications, cloud providers, healthcare and financial services. The Company’s data centers are located in four population centers: Northern Virginia; suburban Chicago, Illinois; Piscataway, New Jersey, and Santa Clara, California. The Firm owns various properties, including approximately 10 operating data centers facilities; over three phases of existing data center facilities under development; approximately two data center facilities with phases that are available for future development, and over three parcels of land held for future development of data centers.

More recent DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE:DFT) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. Announces Purchase of Shell Building in the …” on October 27, 2016. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. Announces Sale of NJ1 Data Center Facility” on June 06, 2016. Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. Names Brian Doricko Senior Vice President And …” with publication date: November 17, 2015 was also an interesting one.

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