Peel Hunt Maintains “Add” Rating for British Land Co PLC (LON:BLND) Stock; Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Has Upped By $699,552 Its Alliant (LNT) Stake

May 17, 2018 - By Annabelle Johnson

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British Land Co PLC (LON:BLND) had its stock rating reconfirmed as “Add” by research professionals at Peel Hunt. This was disclosed to clients in analysts report on Thursday morning.

Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc increased Alliant (LNT) stake by 36.64% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc acquired 16,656 shares as Alliant (LNT)’s stock declined 4.63%. The Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc holds 62,116 shares with $2.65M value, up from 45,460 last quarter. Alliant now has $9.47 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.39% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $40.89. About 1.47M shares traded. Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) has risen 1.17% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.38% the S&P500.

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Among 9 analysts covering Alliant Energy (NYSE:LNT), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Alliant Energy has $77 highest and $39 lowest target. $48.56’s average target is 18.76% above currents $40.89 stock price. Alliant Energy had 19 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Argus Research with “Buy” on Monday, March 21. The company was maintained on Friday, March 18 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Argus Research with “Buy” on Thursday, August 25. The rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital on Friday, June 10 to “Equal-Weight”. The company was downgraded on Monday, December 18 by Wells Fargo. The company was downgraded on Friday, August 7 by Wolfe Research. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, August 12 by Zacks. Guggenheim maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, January 2 report. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, January 24 by Macquarie Research. Wells Fargo upgraded Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) on Monday, November 16 to “Outperform” rating.

Since March 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $199,000 activity. GALLEGOS JAMES H sold 5,000 shares worth $199,000.

Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc decreased Ishares Tr National (MUB) stake by 18,092 shares to 38,292 valued at $4.24 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Columbia Ppty (NYSE:CXP) stake by 13,836 shares and now owns 124,965 shares. Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.06, from 1.18 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 23 investors sold LNT shares while 125 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 133 raised stakes. 158.67 million shares or 2.28% more from 155.14 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Kentucky Retirement Systems Insur Fund holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) for 6,140 shares. 18,490 are held by Spectrum Mgmt Grp Incorporated. Field Main Bancorp reported 0.16% of its portfolio in Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT). Mesirow Fincl Investment Management holds 0.15% or 49,561 shares in its portfolio. 36,762 are owned by Exxonmobil Invest Tx. Moreover, Benjamin F Edwards And Incorporated has 0.01% invested in Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT). Westwood Grp Inc holds 1.08M shares. Griffin Asset Mngmt, a New York-based fund reported 40,000 shares. Mark Sheptoff Planning Limited Liability Corp reported 2,000 shares. First Midwest Commercial Bank Tru Division invested in 27,187 shares. Legacy Capital Prtnrs holds 10,260 shares or 0.22% of its portfolio. Bancshares Of New York Mellon, New York-based fund reported 2.73 million shares. M&R Capital Mgmt has 2,628 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Nordea Inv Mgmt has 70,985 shares. Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag reported 735,548 shares.

The British Land Company PLC engages in managing, financing, and developing commercial property in the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of 6.84 billion GBP. The Company’s property portfolio comprises retail warehouses, super stores, town shopping centers, department stores, high street shops, retail parks, and supermarkets. It has a 11.89 P/E ratio. The firm qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes.

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