Mitchell Group Has Cut Its Weatherford International Plc Ord (WFT) Holding; Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) Has 1.13 Sentiment

August 10, 2018 - By William Brooks

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Mitchell Group Inc decreased Weatherford International Plc Ord (WFT) stake by 6.13% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Mitchell Group Inc sold 246,550 shares as Weatherford International Plc Ord (WFT)’s stock rose 13.47%. The Mitchell Group Inc holds 3.77 million shares with $8.64M value, down from 4.02M last quarter. Weatherford International Plc Ord now has $2.96B valuation. The stock decreased 1.66% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $2.97. About 515,032 shares traded. Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) has declined 33.79% since August 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 46.36% the S&P500. Some Historical WFT News: 12/03/2018 – Weatherford Announces Conference Call; 26/04/2018 – WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL PLC WFT.N : CITIGROUP RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $3.4 FROM $2.8; 24/04/2018 – WEATHERFORD 1Q REV. $1.42B, EST. $1.45B; 01/05/2018 – Tulsa’s Channel 8: BREAKING: Jenks Police have a suspect in custody for the April murder of Johnathon Weatherford…; 07/05/2018 – WEATHERFORD & VALIANT FORM ALLIANCE TO COMMERCIALIZE ESPS; 24/04/2018 – WEATHERFORD SEES 2Q W. HEMISPHERE REVENUE UP VS 1Q; 15/05/2018 – Perella Weinberg Partners Cap Buys 2.1% Position in Weatherford; 07/05/2018 – Weatherford and Valiant Form Alliance to Jointly Commercialize ESPs; 02/04/2018 – Weatherford International Ltd. CDS Widens 141 Bps, Most in 22; 13/03/2018 – Weatherford Publishes Digital 2017 Annual Report

Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in Q1 2018. It’s up 0.04, from 1.09 in 2017Q4. The ratio has improved, as 111 investment professionals increased or opened new equity positions, while 98 cut down and sold equity positions in Physicians Realty Trust. The investment professionals in our database now have: 164.93 million shares, up from 163.78 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Physicians Realty Trust in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 26 Reduced: 72 Increased: 76 New Position: 35.

Another recent and important Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Weatherford sells out of Sunita Hydrocolloids JV” on July 20, 2018.

Among 7 analysts covering Weatherford (NYSE:WFT), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Weatherford had 8 analyst reports since February 13, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, April 13 by Cowen & Co. On Tuesday, April 24 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. As per Tuesday, April 3, the company rating was downgraded by PiperJaffray. On Wednesday, April 4 the stock rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Hold”. Piper Jaffray maintained Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) on Tuesday, April 24 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Susquehanna on Monday, April 9. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, February 13 by Barclays Capital. As per Tuesday, April 10, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.20, from 0.79 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 41 investors sold WFT shares while 83 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 84 raised stakes. 1.09 billion shares or 1.14% more from 1.08 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. State Common Retirement Fund reported 2.42 million shares. 2,608 were reported by Ls Invest Limited Com. Roanoke Asset Corporation reported 237,948 shares. Northern Tru holds 4.82M shares. Highbridge Cap Management Ltd Llc has 108,562 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Mackenzie Fincl Corporation reported 9.55M shares. Moors Cabot Inc invested in 0.01% or 23,000 shares. 5,000 were reported by Baldwin Brothers Inc Ma. Amalgamated State Bank invested in 0.01% or 167,925 shares. Canada Pension Plan Board holds 547,910 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The New York-based Citigroup has invested 0% in Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT). Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Europe) Ltd holds 0% or 13,169 shares. New York-based First Manhattan has invested 0% in Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT). 1.01 million were reported by Art Advsr Llc. Bluemountain Mgmt Llc has 78,217 shares.

Analysts await Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) to report earnings on November, 7. They expect $-0.12 earnings per share, up 45.45% or $0.10 from last year’s $-0.22 per share. After $-0.16 actual earnings per share reported by Weatherford International plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -25.00% EPS growth.

Analysts await Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) to report earnings on November, 2. They expect $0.27 EPS, up 3.85% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.26 per share. DOC’s profit will be $50.61 million for 15.40 P/E if the $0.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.28 actual EPS reported by Physicians Realty Trust for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.57% negative EPS growth.

Heitman Real Estate Securities Llc holds 1.45% of its portfolio in Physicians Realty Trust for 1.19 million shares. Mesirow Financial Investment Management owns 818,204 shares or 1.25% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Clean Yield Group has 0.99% invested in the company for 151,255 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Cbre Clarion Securities Llc has invested 0.73% in the stock. Cohen & Steers Inc, a New York-based fund reported 14.82 million shares.

Physicians Realty Trust, a self-managed healthcare real estate company, focuses on the acquisition, development, ownership, and management of healthcare properties that are leased to physicians, hospitals, and healthcare delivery systems. The company has market cap of $3.12 billion. The companyÂ’s portfolio would consists of 19 medical office buildings with approximately 528,048 net leasable square feet located in 10 states. It has a 69.29 P/E ratio. It intends to elect and qualify to be taxed as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes.

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