As Rlj Lodging Trust (RLJ) Stock Value Declined, Holder Real Estate Management Services Cut by $11.16 Million Its Stake; Mastec (MTZ) Market Value Declined While Mesirow Financial Investment Management Us Value Equity Has Trimmed by $2.36 Million Its Stake

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Real Estate Management Services Llc decreased its stake in Rlj Lodging Trust (RLJ) by 56.48% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Real Estate Management Services Llc sold 507,415 shares as the company’s stock declined 14.19% with the market. The institutional investor held 391,056 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $8.62 million, down from 898,471 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Real Estate Management Services Llc who had been investing in Rlj Lodging Trust for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.17 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.78% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $18.07. About 1.38M shares traded. RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) has declined 11.82% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.82% the S&P500. Some Historical RLJ News: 20/03/2018 – LAND & BUILDINGS – INTENDS TO RUN MICHELLE APPLEBAUM AND SAMANTHA YABLON, FOR ELECTION AT RLJ LODGING TRUST’S 2018 ANNUAL MEETING; 10/04/2018 – RLJ LODGING TRUST REPORTS CEO SUCCESSION – LESLIE D. HALE TO BE; 28/03/2018 – RLJ Lodging Trust Announces Sale of Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill for $95.5 million; 20/03/2018 – LAND & BUILDINGS ISSUES LETTER TO RLJ ON EVALUATION OF OPTIONS; 28/03/2018 – RLJ Lodging Trust Announces Sale of Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill for $95.5M; 10/04/2018 – RLJ LODGING TRUST NAMES LESLIE D. HALE PRESIDENT-CEO; 10/04/2018 – RLJ LODGING TRUST RLJ.N SAYS CEO AND PRESIDENT ROSS H. BIERKAN TO RETIRE; 16/05/2018 – RLJ LODGING TRUST RLJ.N : BARCLAYS RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $24 FROM $23; 28/03/2018 – RLJ LODGING TRUST – DEAL FOR APPROXIMATELY $262,000 PER KEY; 15/05/2018 – Brookfield Asset Management Buys 5.5% Position in RLJ Lodging

Mesirow Financial Investment Management Us Value Equity decreased its stake in Mastec Inc (MTZ) by 18.6% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mesirow Financial Investment Management Us Value Equity sold 53,625 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.16% with the market. The institutional investor held 234,627 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $10.48M, down from 288,252 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Mesirow Financial Investment Management Us Value Equity who had been investing in Mastec Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.50B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.90% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $45.37. About 801,657 shares traded. MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) has declined 10.83% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 10.83% the S&P500. Some Historical MTZ News: 30/04/2018 – MasTec 1Q EPS 32c; 30/04/2018 – MasTec Sees 2018 EPS $3.53; 30/04/2018 – MasTec Sees 2Q Net $81M; 29/03/2018 – MASTEC AUTHORIZES AN ADDED $100M SHARE BUYBACK PLAN; 30/04/2018 – MasTec Increases Annual Guidance; 15/05/2018 – Stelliam Investment Management Buys New 1.1% Position in MasTec; 21/03/2018 – MasTec at Company Marketing Hosted By Stephens Inc. Today; 30/04/2018 – MASTEC BOOSTS YEAR OUTLOOK FOR FOR ADJ. EBITDA & ADJ. EPS; 30/04/2018 – MasTec Sees 2018 Net $285M; 30/04/2018 – MasTec Sees 2018 Adj EPS $3.65

Analysts await MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) to report earnings on February, 26. They expect $1.02 EPS, up 148.78% or $0.61 from last year’s $0.41 per share. MTZ’s profit will be $78.75M for 11.12 P/E if the $1.02 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.29 actual EPS reported by MasTec, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -20.93% negative EPS growth.

More recent MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “MasTec added to Stifel Select List – Seeking Alpha” on December 19, 2018. Also Gurufocus.com published the news titled: “SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating MasTec, Inc. for Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty By Its Board of Directors – GuruFocus.com” on January 02, 2019. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “MasTec: 3 Reasons To Own The Stock – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: December 22, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.19, from 0.87 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 48 investors sold MTZ shares while 73 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes. 62.65 million shares or 0.48% more from 62.35 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Dana Advisors has invested 0.09% in MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ). B Riley Wealth invested in 4,725 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Clarivest Asset Ltd Liability stated it has 121,901 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Asset One reported 40,998 shares. The California-based Schwab Charles Management has invested 0.02% in MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ). Alliancebernstein Lp has invested 0% in MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ). Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co has invested 0% of its portfolio in MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ). Moreover, Da Davidson Com has 0.01% invested in MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) for 8,233 shares. Corbyn Invest Inc Md holds 4.04% or 263,040 shares. Neuberger Berman Grp Ltd Liability reported 403,085 shares. Axa invested 0.02% in MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ). Fifth Third Bank has invested 0% in MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ). Cwm Limited Liability Corp, a Nebraska-based fund reported 200 shares. Jpmorgan Chase reported 318,415 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 25,922 are owned by Voya Investment Ltd Limited Liability Company.

Among 15 analysts covering MasTec (NYSE:MTZ), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 87% are positive. MasTec had 61 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $68 target in Tuesday, February 6 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, November 3 by Canaccord Genuity. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, December 20 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co on Thursday, March 1 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Wednesday, August 9. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of MTZ in report on Monday, November 14 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 6 by FBR Capital. The stock of MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Friday, November 13. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, September 12. The company was maintained on Friday, November 2 by Robert W. Baird.

Mesirow Financial Investment Management Us Value Equity, which manages about $12.10 billion and $1.10 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Hanover Ins Group Inc (NYSE:THG) by 25,140 shares to 121,743 shares, valued at $15.02 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Diamondrock Hospitality Co (NYSE:DRH) by 367,865 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.47M shares, and has risen its stake in Physicians Rlty Tr (NYSE:DOC).

Analysts await RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) to report earnings on February, 26. They expect $0.48 earnings per share, down 15.79% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.57 per share. RLJ’s profit will be $84.07 million for 9.41 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.58 actual earnings per share reported by RLJ Lodging Trust for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -17.24% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.05, from 1.04 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 11 investors sold RLJ shares while 64 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 172.10 million shares or 1.97% more from 168.77 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Westpac Bk holds 0% of its portfolio in RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) for 78,400 shares. Barclays Public Limited holds 308,216 shares. Duff Phelps Inv Commerce reported 0.74% in RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ). Ontario – Canada-based Canada Pension Plan Invest Board has invested 0.01% in RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ). Tiaa Cref Mngmt Ltd holds 0.01% of its portfolio in RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) for 559,180 shares. Deutsche National Bank Ag invested in 501,883 shares. New York State Common Retirement Fund has 404,553 shares. California State Teachers Retirement System accumulated 0.01% or 266,116 shares. Putnam Invests Limited Company reported 225,569 shares stake. Century Cos Inc accumulated 321,087 shares. Millennium Management Limited Company accumulated 95,127 shares. Boston Private Wealth Ltd Liability holds 0.02% of its portfolio in RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) for 19,896 shares. Shell Asset Mngmt Communication invested in 0.03% or 69,581 shares. Lazard Asset Ltd Liability accumulated 32,410 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0.02% or 101,429 shares in its portfolio.

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