How Many HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP)’s Analysts Are Bullish?

July 16, 2018 - By Pearl Odom

HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.11, from 0.89 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 57 investors sold HCP, Inc. shares while 154 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 158 raised stakes. 399.33 million shares or 0.65% less from 401.93 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
16,152 are held by First Mercantile Tru Communications. Kentucky Retirement reported 24,499 shares stake. Brinker Cap holds 0.01% or 13,825 shares. New York-based Wg Shaheen & Dba Whitney & has invested 0.35% in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP). Regions Fincl Corporation owns 109,328 shares. Employees Retirement System Of Texas reported 0.13% stake. Nomura has 0% invested in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) for 81,226 shares. Edge Wealth Limited Liability has 200 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 1.05M shares. Bessemer Grp Incorporated invested in 0% or 130 shares. Teacher Retirement Of Texas has invested 0.02% in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP). Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands reported 0.39% of its portfolio in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP). The New Jersey-based Private Advisor Group Inc Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.02% in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP). Grp Ag stated it has 0.08% in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP). Natl Registered Inv Advisor Inc stated it has 12,975 shares.

Since February 13, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $808,919 activity. 14,000 shares valued at $306,739 were bought by Young Kendall K on Tuesday, February 13.

HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering HCP Inc (NYSE:HCP), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. HCP Inc had 11 analyst reports since February 13, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 13 by Jefferies. The stock of HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) earned “Underperform” rating by Evercore on Monday, May 21. Stifel Nicolaus maintained HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) on Wednesday, February 14 with “Buy” rating. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy” on Thursday, March 8. UBS maintained HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) rating on Wednesday, February 21. UBS has “Sell” rating and $21 target. Morgan Stanley maintained HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) on Thursday, June 14 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock of HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) earned “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Thursday, February 15. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $24.0 target in Thursday, February 15 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, May 21 by Raymond James. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, April 13 by Jefferies. Below is a list of HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) latest ratings and price target changes.

14/06/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $28 New Target: $23.5 Maintain
21/05/2018 Broker: Raymond James Rating: Hold Downgrade
21/05/2018 Broker: Evercore Old Rating: In-Line New Rating: Underperform Downgrade
13/04/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $24.0000 Maintain
20/03/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $31 New Target: $27 Maintain
08/03/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
21/02/2018 Broker: UBS Old Rating: Sell New Rating: Sell Old Target: $25 New Target: $21 Maintain
15/02/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $24.0 Maintain
15/02/2018 Broker: Mizuho Rating: Buy New Target: $26.0 Maintain
14/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $27.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $25.8. About 1.17 million shares traded. HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) has declined 25.43% since July 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 38.00% the S&P500.

HCP, Inc. is an independent hybrid real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $12.29 billion. The fund invests in real estate markets of the United States. It currently has negative earnings. It primarily invests in properties serving the healthcare industry including sectors of healthcare such as senior housing, life science, medical office, hospital and skilled nursing.

HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) Institutional Positions Chart

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