First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (FR) Analysts See $0.39 EPS, Altria Group (MO) Shorts Up By 14.34%

July 17, 2017 - By Ellis Scott

Analysts expect First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:FR) to report $0.39 EPS on July, 26 after the close.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 8.33% from last quarter’s $0.36 EPS. FR’s profit would be $47.30 million giving it 18.50 P/E if the $0.39 EPS is correct. After having $0.36 EPS previously, First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc.’s analysts see 8.33% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.16% or $0.33 on July 14, reaching $28.86. About shares traded. First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:FR) has risen 18.40% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.70% the S&P500.

Altria Group Incorporated (NYSE:MO) had an increase of 14.34% in short interest. MO’s SI was 10.32M shares in July as released by FINRA. Its up 14.34% from 9.02M shares previously. With 5.90 million avg volume, 2 days are for Altria Group Incorporated (NYSE:MO)’s short sellers to cover MO’s short positions. The SI to Altria Group Incorporated’s float is 0.53%. The stock increased 0.61% or $0.45 on July 14, reaching $73.93. About shares traded. Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) has risen 11.92% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.78% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering First Ind. Rlty (NYSE:FR), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. First Ind. Rlty had 13 analyst reports since September 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $31.5000 target in Friday, July 14 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:FR) rating on Monday, November 2. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $24 target. Robert W. Baird downgraded First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:FR) rating on Wednesday, January 11. Robert W. Baird has “Neutral” rating and $28 target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, June 1 by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 22 by Jefferies. As per Thursday, September 3, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James. On Tuesday, May 30 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. On Friday, June 23 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. On Tuesday, May 3 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Thursday, March 23 by BMO Capital Markets.

First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust . The company has market cap of $3.50 billion. The Trust is a self-administered real estate company, which owns, manages, acquires, sells, develops and redevelops industrial real estate. It has a 26.38 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s in-service portfolio consisted of 215 light industrial properties, 53 research and development (R&D)/flex properties, 167 bulk warehouse properties and 100 regional warehouse properties containing an aggregate of approximately 62.2 million square feet of gross leasable area (GLA) located in 23 states.

Since February 8, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $2.33 million activity. DUNCAN BRUCE W also sold $475,420 worth of First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:FR) shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.27, from 1.19 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 18 investors sold First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. shares while 84 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. 107.82 million shares or 1.62% less from 109.60 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Smithfield Tru, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 21,367 shares. 505,240 are held by Franklin Incorporated. Geode Capital Mngmt Limited holds 995,182 shares. Comerica Savings Bank, Michigan-based fund reported 85,749 shares. Natixis holds 71,068 shares. First Mercantile, Tennessee-based fund reported 4,230 shares. Nuveen Asset Mgmt Limited Co owns 3.52M shares. 492 were accumulated by Ftb. Indexiq Limited Company holds 0.16% or 110,860 shares in its portfolio. Weaver C Barksdale & Associate Inc has invested 0% in First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:FR). Citigroup owns 339,289 shares. Pennsylvania-based Federated Investors Pa has invested 0.01% in First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:FR). National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can holds 201,056 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Strs Ohio has invested 0.03% in First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:FR). Aqr Capital Ltd Liability accumulated 349,453 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.12, from 0.87 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 54 investors sold Altria Group Inc shares while 525 reduced holdings. 135 funds opened positions while 440 raised stakes. 1.16 billion shares or 1.98% more from 1.14 billion shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Blue Chip Prns holds 1.47% or 55,468 shares. Foundry Partners Limited Liability Company invested in 285,820 shares or 0.83% of the stock. Fdx Advsrs reported 344,833 shares. Steinberg Global Asset Mngmt has invested 1.18% in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO). Perkins Coie Tru Co invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO). Moreover, Geode Cap Management Ltd Llc has 0.53% invested in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO). Bp Public Ltd Co reported 0.56% stake. Ifrah Financial Incorporated stated it has 14,680 shares or 0.4% of all its holdings. Hbk Sorce Advisory Ltd Liability Co invested in 0.69% or 56,432 shares. 777,875 are owned by Raymond James Fin Svcs Advsr Incorporated. Spectrum Asset (Nb Ca) holds 0.39% or 5,878 shares. Thomas White Ltd invested in 0.1% or 10,262 shares. Confluence Mgmt Limited Liability Corp invested 0.01% in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO). 73,900 were accumulated by Veritas Investment Management Llp. Ipswich Management accumulated 17,660 shares or 0.54% of the stock.

Since May 8, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $664,775 activity. $361,725 worth of Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) was sold by MUNOZ GEORGE. On Monday, May 8 the insider DEVITRE DINYAR S sold $303,050.

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