Public Storage (PSA) : Diam Ltd. scooped up 30,203 additional shares in Public Storage during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 3, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 385,997 shares of Public Storage which is valued at $90,111,000.Public Storage makes up approximately 1.30% of Diam Ltd.’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta… boosted its stake in PSA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 7,800 additional shares and now holds a total of 19,300 shares of Public Storage which is valued at $4,505,585. Public Storage makes up approx 0.06% of Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta…’s portfolio.Royal London Asset Management Ltd reduced its stake in PSA by selling 2,692 shares or 5.13% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 49,818 shares of PSA which is valued at $11,630,012. Public Storage makes up approx 0.18% of Royal London Asset Management Ltd’s portfolio. Riskx Investments added PSA to its portfolio by purchasing 2,668 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $622,845. Public Storage makes up approx 0.53% of Riskx Investments’s portfolio.American Century Companies Inc reduced its stake in PSA by selling 371,039 shares or 61.12% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 236,034 shares of PSA which is valued at $58,578,918. Public Storage makes up approx 0.06% of American Century Companies Inc’s portfolio.
Public Storage closed down -2.26 points or -0.97% at $230.5 with 8,16,622 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $232.5, the shares hit an intraday low of $230.14 and an intraday high of $234.09 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Public Storage reported $2.40 EPS for the quarter, based on the information available during the earnings call on Jul 27, 2016. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $2.40. The company had revenue of $594.39 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $594.83 million. The company’s revenue was up 7.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.17 EPS.
Investors should note that on Jul 27, 2016, Public Storage announced a cash dividend of $1.8000. The company’s management has announced Sep 12, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Sep 14, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Sep 29, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Public Storage. Public Storage was Downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Mkts to ” Underweight” on Jul 15, 2016. Public Storage was Initiated by FBR Capital to “Mkt Perform” on Jun 23, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on May 11, 2016 to “Sector Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 243 from a previous price target of $235 .
Public Storage (the Trust) is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Trusts principal business activities include Domestic Self-Storage European Self-Storage and Commercial. The Trust acquires develops owns and operates self-storage facilities which offer storage spaces for lease on a month-to-month basis for personal and business use. It has direct and indirect equity interests in self-storage facilities in the United States operating under the Public Storage brand name. The Trust has an around 49% equity interest in Shurgard Self Storage Europe Limited (Shurgard Europe) which owns approximately 192 self-storage facilities (10 million net rentable square feet of space) located in seven countries in Western Europe operated under the Shurgard brand name. The Trust has an around 42% equity interest in PS Business Parks Inc. (PSB) a publicly held REIT which owns and operates around 28.6 million net rentable square feet of commercial space.