Duke Realty (DRE) EPS Estimated At $0.30; Shorts at Akamai Technologies (AKAM) Raised By 3.62%

January 14, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

Akamai Technologies Incorporated (NASDAQ:AKAM) had an increase of 3.62% in short interest. AKAM’s SI was 10.84 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 3.62% from 10.47M shares previously. With 2.27 million avg volume, 5 days are for Akamai Technologies Incorporated (NASDAQ:AKAM)’s short sellers to cover AKAM’s short positions. The SI to Akamai Technologies Incorporated’s float is 6.44%. The stock increased 0.48% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $65.52. About 1.08M shares traded. Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) has declined 6.51% since January 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.21% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) to report $0.30 EPS on January, 24.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 3.23% from last quarter’s $0.31 EPS. DRE’s profit would be $107.83 million giving it 21.43 P/E if the $0.30 EPS is correct. After having $0.30 EPS previously, Duke Realty Corporation’s analysts see 0.00% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.31% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $25.71. About 2.35M shares traded or 17.97% up from the average. Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) has risen 24.81% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.11% the S&P500.

Duke Realty Corporation is an equity real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $9.24 billion. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It has a 6.13 P/E ratio. It offers a single point of responsibility for all aspects of a project, including leasing, asset management, construction and development.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.24 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.06, from 1.3 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 29 investors sold Duke Realty Corporation shares while 113 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 323.50 million shares or 0.96% less from 326.63 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited invested 0.06% in Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE). 331,905 are owned by Citadel Advisors Ltd Liability Com. Ls Investment has invested 0.03% in Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE). Synovus Fincl accumulated 7,310 shares or 0% of the stock. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability stated it has 89,092 shares or 0.68% of all its holdings. Umb State Bank N A Mo reported 7,783 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage reported 368,878 shares. Td Asset Inc stated it has 109,396 shares. 343 were accumulated by Howe & Rusling. Putnam Invests Ltd Co invested in 299,320 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Ameriprise Financial Inc holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) for 1.94 million shares. The Pennsylvania-based Sei Investments has invested 0.03% in Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE). Verition Fund Management Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 0.09% or 40,005 shares. Kentucky Retirement Insur Tru Fund reported 9,403 shares. Fmr Ltd Llc accumulated 31.53 million shares.

Among 17 analysts covering Duke Realty (NYSE:DRE), 6 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Duke Realty has $32.0 highest and $21 lowest target. $29.04’s average target is 12.95% above currents $25.71 stock price. Duke Realty had 42 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, July 18, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The company was downgraded on Friday, June 23 by Bank of America. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, September 26 by J.P. Morgan. The stock of Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, October 31 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, December 14. As per Friday, January 27, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. On Monday, December 14 the stock rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs with “Buy”. Bank of America upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, April 5 report. UBS upgraded the shares of DRE in report on Wednesday, August 19 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, February 6 by Mizuho.

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $866,100 activity. Harrington Peter D. had sold 30,000 shares worth $866,100 on Wednesday, August 2.

Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides cloud services for delivering, optimizing, and securing content and business applications over the Internet in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $11.08 billion. The firm offers Web and mobile performance solutions, such as Ion, a situational performance solution that consists of an integrated suite of Web delivery, acceleration, and optimization technologies; Dynamic Site Accelerator that helps in consistent Website performance; IP Application Accelerator to enable enterprises to deliver Internet Protocol applications; Global Traffic Management, a fault-tolerant solution; Image Manager that automatically optimizes online images; and Cloudlets, which provides self-serviceable controls and capabilities. It has a 39.19 P/E ratio. It also provides cloud security solutions, including Kona Site Defender, Bot Manager, Fast Domain Name System, Prolexic Routed, and Client Reputation; enterprise solutions comprising Enterprise Application Access and Akamai Cloud Connect.

Since October 2, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 5 sales for $3.86 million activity. MCCONNELL RICK M sold $2.75 million worth of Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) on Wednesday, December 13. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $662,900 was made by Wheaton William on Monday, December 18. LEIGHTON F THOMSON bought $999,784 worth of stock or 17,537 shares.

Among 29 analysts covering Akamai Tech (NASDAQ:AKAM), 14 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Akamai Tech had 80 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) on Wednesday, October 11 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Craig Hallum on Tuesday, December 19. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 25 by CFRA. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $70 target in Wednesday, October 28 report. The stock of Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) earned “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, July 21. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, September 5 by Nomura. FBR Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $85.0 target in Monday, December 18 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, October 8 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Wednesday, January 11. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Wednesday, April 27.

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