Kings Point Capital Management Raised By $2.76 Million Its Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX) Holding; Extra Space Storage (EXR) Sentiment Is 1.2

March 20, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

Kings Point Capital Management increased Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX) stake by 101.75% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Kings Point Capital Management acquired 14,151 shares as Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX)’s stock rose 1.79%. The Kings Point Capital Management holds 28,059 shares with $5.50M value, up from 13,908 last quarter. Becton Dickinson & Co now has $58.55 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.17% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $219.9. About 649,413 shares traded. Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has risen 12.32% since March 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.38% the S&P500.

Extra Space Storage, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. The company has market cap of $11.26 billion. It engages in property management and development activities that include acquiring, managing, developing, and selling, as well as the rental of self-storage facilities. It has a 22.72 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2006, Extra Space Storage owned interests in 567 properties located in 32 states and Washington, D.C., as well as managed 74 properties owned by franchisees or third parties.

Security Capital Research & Management Inc holds 4.54% of its portfolio in Extra Space Storage Inc. for 1.81 million shares. Cbre Clarion Securities Llc owns 4.25 million shares or 3.76% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Heitman Real Estate Securities Llc has 3.18% invested in the company for 688,096 shares. The California-based Adelante Capital Management Llc has invested 2.7% in the stock. Tobam, a France-based fund reported 836,993 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 8 insider sales for $7.01 million activity.

Analysts await Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE:EXR) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $1.09 EPS, up 5.83% or $0.06 from last year’s $1.03 per share. EXR’s profit will be $143.55 million for 19.61 P/E if the $1.09 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.12 actual EPS reported by Extra Space Storage Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.68% negative EPS growth.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Extra Space Storage’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Extra Space Storage, 0 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. EXR was included in 2 notes of analysts from December 13, 2016. Morgan Stanley downgraded Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE:EXR) on Tuesday, December 13 to “Underweight” rating. The rating was downgraded by Jefferies to “Hold” on Tuesday, December 20.

The stock increased 0.49% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $85.52. About 900,975 shares traded. Extra Space Storage Inc. (EXR) has declined 14.77% since March 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.47% the S&P500.

Kings Point Capital Management decreased American Tower Reit Com (NYSE:AMT) stake by 4,631 shares to 61,638 valued at $8.43 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Paychex Inc (NASDAQ:PAYX) stake by 29,792 shares and now owns 61,816 shares. Accenture Plc Ireland Cla (NYSE:ACN) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.55 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.62, from 0.93 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 53 investors sold BDX shares while 344 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 297 raised stakes. 197.53 million shares or 0.90% more from 195.76 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sentry Invs Corp stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). St Johns Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 5,348 shares. Colorado-based Tributary Capital Ltd has invested 0.01% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Orleans Cap Mngmt Corporation La invested in 19,798 shares. Eulav Asset Mgmt holds 22,000 shares. Capital Financial Advisers Ltd reported 183,334 shares or 0.3% of all its holdings. Blb&B Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 2,966 shares. Glovista Invests Limited Liability Company holds 1,200 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Garde invested in 5,200 shares. Hills Bancorporation And Trust Company owns 18,687 shares for 1.15% of their portfolio. Oppenheimer accumulated 33,447 shares. Asset owns 35,363 shares or 0.12% of their US portfolio. Nbt Comml Bank N A invested in 0.1% or 3,316 shares. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky holds 24,403 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. British Columbia Mgmt invested 0.21% of its portfolio in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX).

Since February 23, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $2.59 million activity. Gallagher John E also sold $1.21M worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) shares. The insider Polen Thomas E Jr sold 1,877 shares worth $426,079. 4,048 shares valued at $910,726 were sold by Borzi James W on Monday, February 26. RING TIMOTHY M sold $38,416 worth of stock or 176 shares.

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