Signaturefd LLC Has $121,000 Stock Holdings in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE)

Signaturefd LLC boosted its stake in shares of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:AREFree Report) by 37.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 1,208 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 330 shares during the period. Signaturefd LLC’s holdings in Alexandria Real Estate Equities were worth $121,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Van ECK Associates Corp boosted its position in Alexandria Real Estate Equities by 5.5% during the second quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 58,322 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $6,619,000 after purchasing an additional 3,023 shares during the last quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. raised its stake in Alexandria Real Estate Equities by 83.0% in the second quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. now owns 5,513 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $626,000 after buying an additional 2,500 shares during the period. Forsta AP Fonden raised its stake in Alexandria Real Estate Equities by 10.0% in the second quarter. Forsta AP Fonden now owns 34,200 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $3,881,000 after buying an additional 3,100 shares during the period. CENTRAL TRUST Co bought a new stake in Alexandria Real Estate Equities in the third quarter valued at approximately $33,000. Finally, Strs Ohio raised its stake in Alexandria Real Estate Equities by 27.8% in the third quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 499,635 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $50,013,000 after buying an additional 108,700 shares during the period. 86.36% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Insider Buying and Selling

In related news, EVP Kristina Fukuzaki-Carlson sold 2,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $117.03, for a total transaction of $292,575.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 30,070 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,519,092.10. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. In other news, EVP Madeleine Thorp Alsbrook sold 4,854 shares of Alexandria Real Estate Equities stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $119.55, for a total value of $580,295.70. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 19,740 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,359,917. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Kristina Fukuzaki-Carlson sold 2,500 shares of Alexandria Real Estate Equities stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $117.03, for a total value of $292,575.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 30,070 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,519,092.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 17,354 shares of company stock valued at $2,053,571 in the last three months. Insiders own 0.96% of the company’s stock.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities Trading Down 0.3 %

Shares of ARE stock opened at $120.89 on Thursday. The stock’s fifty day moving average price is $122.98 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $113.77. The company has a market cap of $21.01 billion, a PE ratio of 223.87, a P/E/G ratio of 2.53 and a beta of 1.08. Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $90.73 and a fifty-two week high of $172.65. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.49, a quick ratio of 0.22 and a current ratio of 0.22.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities (NYSE:AREGet Free Report) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, January 30th. The real estate investment trust reported ($0.54) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.29 by ($2.83). The company had revenue of $757.22 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $740.16 million. Alexandria Real Estate Equities had a return on equity of 0.46% and a net margin of 3.59%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $2.14 earnings per share. Equities analysts predict that Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. will post 9.45 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities Increases Dividend

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 12th. Investors of record on Friday, December 29th were given a dividend of $1.27 per share. This is a positive change from Alexandria Real Estate Equities’s previous quarterly dividend of $1.24. This represents a $5.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.20%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 28th. Alexandria Real Estate Equities’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 940.76%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. StockNews.com assumed coverage on Alexandria Real Estate Equities in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. They set a “sell” rating on the stock. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft assumed coverage on Alexandria Real Estate Equities in a research note on Tuesday. They set a “buy” rating and a $140.00 target price on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada lowered their target price on Alexandria Real Estate Equities from $163.00 to $138.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. BNP Paribas assumed coverage on Alexandria Real Estate Equities in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $108.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Mizuho increased their target price on Alexandria Real Estate Equities from $145.00 to $154.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat, the company currently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of $144.80.

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Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc (NYSE: ARE), an S&P 500 company, is a best-in-class, mission-driven life science REIT making a positive and lasting impact on the world. As the pioneer of the life science real estate niche since our founding in 1994, Alexandria is the preeminent and longest-tenured owner, operator, and developer of collaborative life science, agtech, and advanced technology mega campuses in AAA innovation cluster locations, including Greater Boston, the San Francisco Bay Area, New York City, San Diego, Seattle, Maryland, and Research Triangle.

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