Equinix (EQIX) Holder Ashford Capital Management Boosted Its Position by $751,680 as Stock Price Declined; Affiliated Managers Group (AMG) Position Has Lifted by Maltese Capital Management Llc

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Ashford Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Equinix Inc (EQIX) by 26.33% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ashford Capital Management Inc bought 1,740 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.82% with the market. The hedge fund held 8,348 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $3.61 million, up from 6,608 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ashford Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Equinix Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $30.15B market cap company. The stock increased 0.98% or $3.65 during the last trading session, reaching $375.08. About 357,794 shares traded. Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX) has declined 15.07% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.07% the S&P500.

Maltese Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Affiliated Managers Group (AMG) by 4.3% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Maltese Capital Management Llc bought 3,100 shares as the company’s stock declined 29.76% with the market. The institutional investor held 75,200 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $10.28 million, up from 72,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Maltese Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Affiliated Managers Group for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.41B market cap company. The stock increased 0.67% or $0.68 during the last trading session, reaching $102.79. About 235,567 shares traded. Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG) has declined 49.31% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 49.31% the S&P500. Some Historical AMG News: 08/03/2018 – AFFILIATED MANAGERS GROUP INC AMG.N SAYS MAY BORROW UP TO AN ADDITIONAL $65 MLN UNDER TERM LOAN FACILITY; 30/04/2018 – Affiliated Managers 1Q Net $153M; 30/04/2018 – AFFILIATED MANAGERS 1Q AUM $831B, EST. $827.85B; 29/05/2018 – AMG Advd Metallurgical Doesn’t Expect a Material Fincl Impact as a Result of the Strike; 14/03/2018 – ClinicalTrial US: Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics and Efficacy of AMG 397 in Subjects With Selected RR Hematological; 30/04/2018 – Affiliated Managers 1Q EPS $2.77; 10/04/2018 – AMG ADVANCED METALLURGICAL GROUP N.V.: AMG, CRITERION REPORT; 30/04/2018 – Affiliated Managers Raises Dividend to 30c; 29/05/2018 – AMG ADVANCED METALLURGICAL GROUP NV AMG.AS – WILL PROVIDE FURTHER UPDATES IN DUE COURSE; 29/05/2018 – AMG DOESN’T EXPECT A MATERIAL IMPACT AS A RESULT OF STRIKE

Maltese Capital Management Llc, which manages about $1.71B and $1.44B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Us Bancorp Del (NYSE:USB) by 365,600 shares to 296,200 shares, valued at $15.64 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Visa Inc (NYSE:V) by 8,500 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 51,500 shares, and cut its stake in Arrow Finl Corp (NASDAQ:AROW).

Among 10 analysts covering Affiliated Managers Group (NYSE:AMG), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Affiliated Managers Group had 68 analyst reports since August 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Tuesday, July 31. As per Wednesday, January 10, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, December 15 by Citigroup. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 7 by Jefferies. The stock of Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 9 by Deutsche Bank. Barrington Research maintained Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG) rating on Monday, July 16. Barrington Research has “Outperform” rating and $200 target. The stock of Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 17 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy” on Friday, November 16. Barrington maintained the shares of AMG in report on Wednesday, October 4 with “Buy” rating. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, July 31 by Wood.

Another recent and important Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Centene finishes first, Coty last on S&P 500 for 2018 – Seeking Alpha” on December 31, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.04, from 0.91 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 40 investors sold AMG shares while 148 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 123 raised stakes. 45.26 million shares or 4.72% less from 47.51 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Nomura Asset Mgmt Limited stated it has 8,295 shares. Bank Of Nova Scotia reported 9,406 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt holds 0% or 2,961 shares in its portfolio. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado accumulated 10,632 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Oppenheimer Asset has 4,850 shares. Osborne Cap Mgmt Limited Company, California-based fund reported 4,145 shares. Thornburg Inv Management accumulated 106,025 shares. Forte Ltd Adv reported 20,152 shares stake. United Ser Automobile Association stated it has 0.01% in Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG). M&T National Bank Corporation stated it has 15,474 shares. Advisory Network Ltd holds 66 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Polar Capital Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.24% or 204,092 shares. Regions owns 0.01% invested in Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG) for 4,984 shares. Citadel Advsrs Ltd invested in 0.08% or 1.31 million shares. Brinker Cap Inc reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG).

Since November 16, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $454,213 activity. Churchill Dwight D. sold $224,818 worth of stock.

Ashford Capital Management Inc, which manages about $593.71 million and $828.39M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares U.S. Aerospace & Defence Etf (ITA) by 1,849 shares to 20,265 shares, valued at $4.39 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Axon Enterprise Inc. by 77,045 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 400,853 shares, and cut its stake in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).

Among 25 analysts covering Equinix (NASDAQ:EQIX), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 96% are positive. Equinix had 85 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer given on Thursday, November 2. The stock of Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, May 31 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, October 23. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 15 report. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $550 target in Tuesday, April 17 report. The stock of Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, February 19 by Cowen & Co. As per Thursday, January 25, the company rating was maintained by Guggenheim. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 21 by Cowen & Co. The stock has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, May 23. The stock of Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, May 11.

More notable recent Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “This Stock Has A 9.18% Yield And Sells For Less Than Book – Nasdaq” on January 04, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “CareTrust REIT Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.205 per Share – Nasdaq” published on December 17, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Mortgage REITs taking no heart from declining rates – Seeking Alpha” on December 17, 2018. More interesting news about Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Is Cohen & Steers Realty Shares (CSRSX) a Strong Mutual Fund Pick Right Now? – Nasdaq” published on January 14, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “HCP’s Unsecured Debt Rating Notched Up to Baa1 by Moody’s – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 10, 2019.

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