Will Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc (NYSE:ARE) Run Out of Steam Soon? Short Interest is Up

June 17, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

Investors sentiment increased to 1.83 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.43, from 1.4 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 28 investors sold Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. shares while 90 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 166 raised stakes. 100.51 million shares or 4.46% more from 96.22 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Bridgewater Assocs Lp reported 12,680 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Goldman Sachs, New York-based fund reported 1.68 million shares. Guardian Life Com Of America holds 0.01% or 232 shares. Da Davidson & Co has 2,462 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Blue Cap owns 2,600 shares. California-based Adelante Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 5.15% in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE). Norinchukin Commercial Bank The reported 10,057 shares. Moreover, Peak6 Limited Partnership has 0% invested in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) for 1,619 shares. Profund Advsrs Ltd Co has 0.02% invested in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) for 4,190 shares. Atria Lc holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) for 10,094 shares. Ibm Retirement Fund stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE). Moreover, Td Asset has 0.01% invested in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE). Landscape Mngmt Ltd invested 0.54% of its portfolio in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE). Assetmark invested in 0% or 45 shares. 6,628 were reported by Putnam Limited Co.

Since February 1, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 15 insider sales for $20.83 million activity. The insider Richardson Stephen sold 10,000 shares worth $1.29 million. On Thursday, May 3 MARCUS JOEL S sold $3.19 million worth of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) or 25,000 shares. The insider Moglia Peter M sold 5,000 shares worth $610,700. The insider Shigenaga Dean A sold 29,000 shares worth $3.63M. Another trade for 618 shares valued at $76,366 was sold by Cain James P. Ryan Daniel J sold $966,675 worth of stock or 7,500 shares.

The stock of Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc (NYSE:ARE) registered an increase of 0.04% in short interest. ARE’s total short interest was 7.84M shares in June as published by FINRA. Its up 0.04% from 7.84M shares, reported previously. With 437,500 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 18 days to cover their ARE’s short positions.

The stock increased 0.14% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $127.84. About 1.47M shares traded or 124.26% up from the average. Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) has risen 5.23% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.34% the S&P500.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., a real estate investment trust , engages in the ownership, operation, management, development, acquisition, and redevelopment of properties for the life sciences industry. The company has market cap of $13.17 billion. The Company’s properties consist of buildings containing scientific research and development laboratories, and other improvements. It has a 48.21 P/E ratio. The firm offers its properties for lease primarily to universities and independent not-for-profit institutions; and pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, life science product, service, biodefense, and translational research entities, as well as governmental agencies.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Alexandria Equities (NYSE:ARE), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Alexandria Equities had 4 analyst reports since January 8, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, May 22 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Monday, January 8. Barclays Capital maintained Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) rating on Tuesday, January 30. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $133 target. On Wednesday, January 31 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold”.

More notable recent Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Alexandria LaunchLabs, the Premier Life Science Startup Platform, Strategically Located at the Alexandria Center for …” on June 14, 2018, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “StrideBio Closes $15.7 Million Series A Financing to Advance Transformational AAV Platform” published on June 13, 2018, Prnewswire.com published: “Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. Appoints Daniel J. Ryan as Co-Chief Investment Officer” on May 23, 2018. More interesting news about Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) were released by: Money.Cnn.com and their article: “NYSE will be run by a woman for the first time in 226-year history” published on May 22, 2018 as well as Thestreet.com‘s news article titled: “NYSE’s New President: On a Mission to Attract Talent to Wall St.” with publication date: May 22, 2018.

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