Equifax (EFX) Holder Tpg-Axon Management LP Decreased Stake by $1.93 Million; Qts Realty Trust Cl A (QTS) Share Value Rose While Segall Bryant & Hamill Has Lifted Its Stake

Tpg-Axon Management Lp decreased its stake in Equifax Inc (EFX) by 46.32% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tpg-Axon Management Lp sold 20,700 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.22% with the market. The hedge fund held 23,990 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $2.23M, down from 44,690 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tpg-Axon Management Lp who had been investing in Equifax Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.40 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.63% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $111.02. About 884,799 shares traded. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has declined 1.15% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 5.52% the S&P500. Some Historical EFX News: 28/03/2018 – EQUIFAX INC – BEGOR TO RESIGN FROM BOARD SEATS OF FICO AND WARBURG PINCUS PORTFOLIO COMPANIES PRIOR TO HIS START DATE OF APRIL 16; 22/03/2018 – IGNORE: FORMER EQUIFAX EXECUTIVE CHARGED REPORTED MARCH 14; 25/04/2018 – Equifax 1Q Rev $865.7M; 03/05/2018 – Equifax Directors Win Re-Election, Despite Concerns About Breach; 22/03/2018 – SEC: FORMER EQUIFAX EXECUTIVE CHARGED WITH INSIDER TRADING -; 14/03/2018 – Former Equifax data chief charged; 14/03/2018 – Ex-Equifax executive charged after […]; 19/03/2018 – Acxiom divest draws sponsor attention –; 16/05/2018 – FTC Consumer Chief Faces Opposition Over Equifax Conflict; 28/03/2018 – Equifax Picks Private Equity Executive as New C.E.O

Segall Bryant & Hamill Llc increased its stake in Qts Realty Trust Inc Cl A (QTS) by 18.52% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Segall Bryant & Hamill Llc bought 62,370 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.50% with the market. The hedge fund held 399,216 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $14.79 million, up from 336,846 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Segall Bryant & Hamill Llc who had been investing in Qts Realty Trust Inc Cl A for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.68 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.60% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $43.36. About 934,739 shares traded or 73.90% up from the average. QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) has risen 27.98% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.61% the S&P500. Some Historical QTS News: 25/04/2018 – QTS REALTY SEES FY OPER FFO/SHR 2.55C TO 2.65C, EST. $2.6080; 30/04/2018 – Land & Buildings Issues Letter to QTS Shareholders; 20/04/2018 – QTS SAYS GLASS LEWIS BACKS ITS DIRECTOR NOMINATIONS; 20/04/2018 – LAND & BUILDINGS: ISS URGES QTS HOLDERS VOTE WITHHOLD ON CEO; 24/04/2018 – QTS REALTY TRUST – GDT TO PAY CO RECURRING PARTNER CHANNEL FEE BASED ON REVENUE THAT IS TRANSITIONED, FUTURE GROWTH ON THOSE ACCOUNTS; 27/03/2018 – LAND & BUILDINGS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LLC ISSUES LETTER TO SHAREHOLDERS OF QTS REALTY TRUST; 21/04/2018 – DJ QTS Realty Trust Inc Class A, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (QTS); 20/04/2018 – LAND & BUILDINGS SAYS ISS CONCLUDED QTS REALTY TRUST SHAREHOLDERS SHOULD VOTE WITHHOLD ON WILLIAM GRABE, CHAIRMAN OF COMPENSATION COMMITTEE; 27/03/2018 – LAND & BUILDINGS ISSUES LETTER TO FELLOW QTS HOLDERS; 30/04/2018 – Land & Buildings: QTS Board Should Be Focused on Separate Chmn and CEO Roles

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.7 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.54, from 1.24 in 2018Q3. It is negative, as 71 investors sold EFX shares while 149 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 111.39 million shares or 9.32% more from 101.90 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Cibc World Markets Corporation stated it has 0.15% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). 11,699 were reported by Wellington Shields & Ltd Com. Long Road Investment Counsel Ltd Liability Company reported 0.38% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Samlyn Capital Ltd Liability Corporation holds 303,172 shares or 0.67% of its portfolio. Ameritas Prtn Inc has invested 0.01% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Burgundy Asset Mgmt Limited reported 190,333 shares. Pictet Asset Mgmt Limited stated it has 230,343 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Federated Invsts Pa holds 0% or 95 shares. New York-based Goldman Sachs Grp has invested 0.01% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Eulav Asset owns 20,500 shares. Ameriprise Fincl Inc reported 163,821 shares. Nebraska-based Cls Invests Lc has invested 0% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). State Of Wisconsin Investment Board holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) for 118,321 shares. Oakbrook Investments Lc holds 11,857 shares. The Florida-based Transamerica Fin Advisors Incorporated has invested 0% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX).

Analysts await Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $1.19 EPS, down 16.78% or $0.24 from last year’s $1.43 per share. EFX’s profit will be $143.63 million for 23.32 P/E if the $1.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.38 actual EPS reported by Equifax Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.77% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX) – Equifax Q4 Earnings Preview – Benzinga” on February 20, 2019, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Equifax adds L Brands data scientist to its reshaped board of directors – Atlanta Business Chronicle” published on February 22, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Equifax Q1 guidance trails estimates – Seeking Alpha” on February 20, 2019. More interesting news about Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “7 New #1 Top Picks From Credit Suisse for 2019 – 24/7 Wall St.” published on March 14, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “U.S. regulators to seek damages on Equifax breach – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 22, 2019.

Tpg-Axon Management Lp, which manages about $5.78 billion and $43.25 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) by 10,200 shares to 50,500 shares, valued at $6.62M in 2018Q4, according to the filing.

Since November 2, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 insider sales for $685,475 activity.

More notable recent QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “United Internet Exchange (Chicago IX) Deploys Leading Interconnection Platform in QTS’ Chicago Mega Data Center – PRNewswire” on March 14, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Top 2019 Communications Sector Pick: ‘Strong Buy’ QTS Has 40% Upside – Seeking Alpha” published on January 09, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (QTS) CEO Chad Williams on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” on February 26, 2019. More interesting news about QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “QTS Realty Trust: This 6.50% Fixed-Rate Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock Has Begun Trading On The NYSE – Seeking Alpha” published on July 02, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “QTS Realty Trust starts 6.75M-share stock offering – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 25, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.12, from 1.29 in 2018Q3. It dropped, as 17 investors sold QTS shares while 59 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. 50.12 million shares or 0.27% more from 49.98 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has 2,406 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Boothbay Fund Ltd Com accumulated 23,780 shares or 0.13% of the stock. 33,552 were reported by Amer Intl Group Inc. Moreover, Fisher Asset Management Limited Liability has 0% invested in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) for 30,957 shares. Strs Ohio stated it has 88,423 shares. V3 Management Ltd Partnership has invested 3.75% of its portfolio in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Huntington Bankshares reported 500 shares stake. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys has invested 0% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Comerica Natl Bank invested in 260,150 shares. Goodwin Daniel L has 43,800 shares for 0.85% of their portfolio. Citigroup holds 50,557 shares. Nomura Asset Mngmt Ltd, Japan-based fund reported 32,690 shares. Australia-based Macquarie Gp Ltd has invested 0% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Rocky Mountain Advisers Limited Co holds 0.09% or 625 shares in its portfolio. Pggm Invests has 0.39% invested in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS).

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