Why Stephen Mecke Sold 30,000 Shares of STAG Industrial, Inc. (STAG)?; Blackrock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust (BDJ)’s Sentiment Is 1.07

An insider of the company Stag Industrial Inc, Stephen Mecke also its COO and EVP, disclosed his insider activities with the Washington-based SEC on 09/01/2018. As discovered in the document, Stephen had sold 30,000 shares of the Massachusetts-based Stag Industrial Inc. The total insider trading deal was worth $792,300 U.S. Dollars. At the time of the deal the price of a share was $26.4. Stephen Mecke today owns 2,000 shares or 0.00% of Stag Industrial Inc’s market cap.

BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc. The company has market cap of $1.77 billion. The fund is managed by BlackRock Advisors, LLC. It has a 7.09 P/E ratio. It invests in the public equity markets of the United States.

Analysts await STAG Industrial, Inc. (NYSE:STAG) to report earnings on February, 15. They expect $0.44 EPS, up 4.76% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.42 per share. STAG’s profit will be $42.57 million for 14.90 P/E if the $0.44 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.43 actual EPS reported by STAG Industrial, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.33% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment is 1.97 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is without change, as 11 investors sold STAG Industrial, Inc. shares while 49 reduced holdings. only 33 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes. 76.53 million shares or 3.63% more from 73.85 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Robeco Institutional Asset Bv owns 58,313 shares. 8,278 were reported by Paloma Prns Management. Sei invested in 0.01% or 83,059 shares. Verition Fund Management Ltd Liability invested 0.03% in STAG Industrial, Inc. (NYSE:STAG). Deutsche Bankshares Ag invested in 873,483 shares. Whalerock Point Ptnrs Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 0.07% in STAG Industrial, Inc. (NYSE:STAG). 20,335 are held by Company Commercial Bank. Millennium Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.03% or 722,111 shares. Schwab Charles Investment Mngmt Inc accumulated 394,737 shares. Moors Cabot holds 0.07% or 18,000 shares in its portfolio. Kennedy Capital Mngmt has invested 0.43% in STAG Industrial, Inc. (NYSE:STAG). Blair William Il has 0% invested in STAG Industrial, Inc. (NYSE:STAG) for 23,400 shares. Eagle Boston Invest Mgmt stated it has 0.83% in STAG Industrial, Inc. (NYSE:STAG). The Maryland-based Price T Rowe Associate Incorporated Md has invested 0% in STAG Industrial, Inc. (NYSE:STAG). Invesco reported 415,842 shares stake.

STAG Industrial, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $2.54 billion. The firm invests in the real estate markets of United States. It has a 51.03 P/E ratio. It focuses on the acquisition, ownership, and operation of single-tenant, industrial properties throughout the United States.

Since September 8, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $29,659 activity. 1,033 shares were sold by Fearey Peter S, worth $29,659 on Friday, September 8.

The stock decreased 0.68% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $26.23. About 674,162 shares traded or 27.93% up from the average. STAG Industrial, Inc. (NYSE:STAG) has risen 29.68% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.98% the S&P500.

Among 14 analysts covering Stag Industrial (NYSE:STAG), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Stag Industrial has $3200 highest and $19.50 lowest target. $26.44’s average target is 0.80% above currents $26.23 stock price. Stag Industrial had 26 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BB&T Capital upgraded the shares of STAG in report on Friday, February 26 to “Hold” rating. Evercore downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Monday, June 13 report. DA Davidson maintained STAG Industrial, Inc. (NYSE:STAG) on Friday, August 5 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, June 23. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 8 by Evercore. The stock has “Buy” rating by Ladenburg on Friday, November 3. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, December 15 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James given on Wednesday, August 9. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, January 8 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, September 25 with “Buy”.