Nuveen Asset Management LLC Lifted Its Equinix INC (EQIX) Holding

February 15, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.4 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.06, from 1.46 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 24 investors sold EQIX shares while 144 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 177 raised stakes. 73.29 million shares or 0.60% less from 73.73 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Smith Asset Lp owns 11,220 shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. Loring Wolcott And Coolidge Fiduciary Llp Ma reported 0% of its portfolio in Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT). Amer Interest Gp Inc reported 29,467 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Fmr Llc has 0.14% invested in Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT). Piedmont Investment Advsr Limited Liability Corp accumulated 16,754 shares. Chase Investment Counsel invested in 7,295 shares. Exane Derivatives accumulated 1,448 shares. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado accumulated 159,531 shares. Muzinich And Company Inc has 0.02% invested in Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) for 509 shares. Orrstown Financial Services Incorporated reported 65 shares. Moreover, Gabelli Funds Limited Liability has 0.03% invested in Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) for 10,000 shares. Maryland-based Brown Advisory has invested 0% in Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT). Los Angeles Management Equity Rech Incorporated has 0.34% invested in Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) for 133,108 shares. Pennsylvania-based Veritable Lp has invested 0.03% in Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT). State Of Wisconsin Board holds 96,875 shares.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 insider sales for $18.39 million activity. TAYLOR KEITH D had sold 4,228 shares worth $1.87M on Tuesday, January 16. Meyers Charles J sold $988,200 worth of Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) on Wednesday, January 31. On Tuesday, January 16 the insider VAN CAMP PETER sold $703,395. $2.19M worth of Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) shares were sold by Schwartz Eric. STROHMEYER KARL sold $2.71M worth of stock. Smith Stephen M also sold $4.74M worth of Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) shares.

Nuveen Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Equinix Inc (EQIX) by 34647.57% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nuveen Asset Management Llc bought 485,066 shares as the company’s stock rose 14.02% with the market. The institutional investor held 486,466 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $217.11M, up from 1,400 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nuveen Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Equinix Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $31.84 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 6.61% or $28.83 during the last trading session, reaching $407. About 2.10 million shares traded or 279.76% up from the average. Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX) has risen 24.40% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.70% the S&P500.

Nuveen Asset Management Llc, which manages about $15.29 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Welltower Inc by 357,513 shares to 626,158 shares, valued at $44.01 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Bank Amer Corp (NYSE:BAC) by 2.40M shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.86 million shares, and cut its stake in Retail Pptys Amer Inc (NYSE:RPAI).

Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) Ratings Coverage

Among 23 analysts covering Equinix (NASDAQ:EQIX), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 96% are positive. Equinix had 62 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, January 29, the company rating was upgraded by UBS. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, July 3 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, August 2 with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by Guggenheim on Friday, December 2 with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by UBS with “Hold” on Wednesday, October 18. On Thursday, February 15 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy”. Credit Suisse initiated Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) on Friday, June 30 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, September 21 by Cowen & Co. On Thursday, August 3 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. As per Monday, November 13, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets.

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