WINTON GROUP Ltd boosted its stake in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) by 914.7% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 47,324 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 42,660 shares during the period. WINTON GROUP Ltd’s holdings in Alexandria Real Estate Equities were worth $5,630,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its stake in Alexandria Real Estate Equities by 14.7% during the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 1,997,637 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $240,656,000 after purchasing an additional 255,378 shares during the period. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp increased its stake in Alexandria Real Estate Equities by 13.9% during the second quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp now owns 179,766 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $21,656,000 after purchasing an additional 21,974 shares during the period. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its stake in Alexandria Real Estate Equities by 6.2% during the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 43,846 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $5,282,000 after purchasing an additional 2,554 shares during the period. Toronto Dominion Bank increased its stake in Alexandria Real Estate Equities by 14.9% during the third quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 35,406 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $4,211,000 after purchasing an additional 4,581 shares during the period. Finally, Green Street Investors LLC purchased a new stake in Alexandria Real Estate Equities during the third quarter worth about $2,736,000.

Shares of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) opened at $126.97 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83, a quick ratio of 0.21 and a current ratio of 0.21. Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. has a one year low of $105.74 and a one year high of $128.29. The firm has a market cap of $12,048.00, a P/E ratio of 21.30, a P/E/G ratio of 3.47 and a beta of 0.85.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities (NYSE:ARE) last released its earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.55 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.51 by ($0.96). Alexandria Real Estate Equities had a return on equity of 3.69% and a net margin of 13.21%. The firm had revenue of $285.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $286.11 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.39 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 24.0% on a year-over-year basis. analysts predict that Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. will post 6.02 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, insider Peter M. Moglia sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $127.13, for a total transaction of $635,650.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 116,867 shares in the company, valued at $14,857,301.71. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, CEO Joel S. Marcus sold 25,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $118.99, for a total transaction of $2,974,750.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 664,436 shares in the company, valued at $79,061,239.64. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 50,000 shares of company stock worth $6,080,700 over the last 90 days. Insiders own 1.51% of the company’s stock.

A number of analysts have issued reports on ARE shares. BidaskClub lowered shares of Alexandria Real Estate Equities from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Alexandria Real Estate Equities from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $135.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Alexandria Real Estate Equities in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. National Bank Financial lowered shares of Alexandria Real Estate Equities from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and cut their price target for the stock from $20.00 to $18.00 in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. Finally, Mizuho reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $140.00 price target on shares of Alexandria Real Estate Equities in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $113.17.

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About Alexandria Real Estate Equities

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc is a real estate investment (REIT). The Company is engaged in the business of providing space for lease to the life science and technology industries. It focuses on collaborative life science and technology campuses. It develops urban cluster campuses and ecosystems.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Alexandria Real Estate Equities (NYSE:ARE)

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