Prologis Inc (PLD) was Downgraded by CapitalOne to ” Equal Weight”. Earlier the firm had a rating of “Overweight ” on the company shares. CapitalOne advised their investors in a research report released on May 18, 2016.
On the company’s financial health, Prologis Inc reported $0.61 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02 according to the earnings call on Apr 19, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.59. The company had revenue of $606.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $555.75 million. The company’s revenue was up 31.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.49 EPS.
Prologis Inc opened for trading at $47.46 and hit $48.18 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $48.09, with a gain of 1.37% or 0.65 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 21,37,980 shares. Company has a market cap of $25,265 M.
Investors should note that on May 4, 2016, Prologis Inc announced a cash dividend of $0.4200. The company’s management has announced Jun 9, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Jun 13, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Jun 30, 2016.
In a different news, on May 13, 2016, J Michael Losh (director) sold 14,380 shares at $46.97 per share price. According to the SEC, on May 5, 2016, Lori A Palazzolo (Chief Accounting Officer/MD) sold 4,400 shares at $45.76 per share price. On May 4, 2016, Michael S Curless (Chief Investment Officer) sold 18,500 shares at $45.98 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Prologis Inc. is engaged in industrial logistics real estate focused on markets across the Americas Europe and Asia. The Company leases modern distribution facilities to more than 4700 customers including third-party logistics providers transportation companies retailers and manufacturers. The Company’s business consists of two operating segments: Real Estate Operations and Strategic Capital. The Company’s customer base represents a spectrum of international national regional and local distribution users. As of December 31 2014 the Company owned or had investments in on a wholly owned basis or through co-investment ventures properties and development projects expected to total approximately 590 million square feet (55 million square meters) in 21 countries.