Rockwell Automation Inc. (ROK) Is At $180.04 Formed Wedge; Last Week QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (QTS) Coverage

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Among 20 analysts covering QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS), 12 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. QTS Realty Trust had 67 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Thursday, February 22 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 5 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Monday, March 12, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, October 12. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, September 15 by Jefferies. Wells Fargo initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, June 1 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, December 2 by Guggenheim. Guggenheim maintained QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) rating on Friday, April 20. Guggenheim has “Hold” rating and $3500 target. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $46 target in Tuesday, August 25 report. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, August 6 with “Buy”. See QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) latest ratings:

26/04/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Underperform Old Target: $31 New Target: $30 Maintain
24/04/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Sell New Target: $31.0000 Maintain
20/04/2018 Broker: Guggenheim Rating: Hold New Target: $35.0000 Maintain
09/04/2018 Broker: Moffett Nathanson Rating: Neutral New Target: $40 Initiates Coverage On
15/03/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Sell New Target: $31.0 Maintain
16/03/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Buy New Target: $45.0 Upgrade
12/03/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $62 New Target: $40 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Sell New Target: $31.0 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Old Target: $65 Downgrade
22/02/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Buy New Target: $37.0 Maintain

Rockwell Automation Inc. (ROK) formed wedge down with $172.84 target or 4.00% below today’s $180.04 share price. Rockwell Automation Inc. (ROK) has $22.61 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.04% or $1.86 during the last trading session, reaching $180.04. About 891,304 shares traded. Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE:ROK) has risen 13.32% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.77% the S&P500.

QTS Realty Trust, Inc. focuses on the ownership, development, and operation of carrier-neutral data centers in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.05 billion.

More notable recent QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “All QTS Directors Reelected at Annual Meeting” on May 03, 2018, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “QTS Realty Trust, Inc. to Present at the JP Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference” published on May 09, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “QTS Realty Trust’s (QTS) CEO Chad Williams on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on April 26, 2018. More interesting news about QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Land & Buildings Comments on Results of QTS Annual Meeting” published on May 07, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Land & Buildings Issues Letter to QTS Shareholders” with publication date: April 30, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.49 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.41, from 1.9 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 24 investors sold QTS Realty Trust, Inc. shares while 46 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. 52.78 million shares or 6.00% more from 49.80 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Prudential Fincl Inc reported 0% of its portfolio in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Illinois-based Citadel Advsr Limited Liability has invested 0% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Opus Cap Group Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.05% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Symphony Asset Lc reported 0.08% of its portfolio in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd Partnership stated it has 0.02% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Alpine Woods Capital has invested 0.59% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Thompson Davis & reported 0.1% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Scout Invs holds 0.06% of its portfolio in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) for 41,175 shares. State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 0% of its portfolio in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Swiss Natl Bank has 82,883 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Vanguard Grp Inc stated it has 7.38 million shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas reported 111,478 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Susquehanna Interest Grp Inc Llp has invested 0% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS). Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands reported 0.13% stake. Spirit Of America Mngmt Corp invested in 0.32% or 52,650 shares.

The stock increased 1.32% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $35.4. About 498,241 shares traded. QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) has declined 26.55% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 38.10% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.06, from 1.02 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 34 investors sold Rockwell Automation Inc. shares while 226 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 187 raised stakes. 84.33 million shares or 2.10% less from 86.14 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Sequoia Advsr Ltd Liability Co stated it has 2,147 shares. First Mercantile Trust Communication has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE:ROK). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System, a Florida-based fund reported 177,735 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund stated it has 35,081 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Brandywine Glob Lc owns 14,611 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Quantres Asset Mgmt Limited, Cayman Islands-based fund reported 4,100 shares. Los Angeles Cap Mngmt Equity Research reported 234,711 shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec invested in 85,389 shares. Putnam reported 493,538 shares or 0.22% of all its holdings. Veritable Ltd Partnership holds 3,391 shares. Moreover, Moreno Evelyn V has 2.78% invested in Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE:ROK) for 46,737 shares. 13,650 are held by Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Co. Bessemer Gp holds 2,327 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 1.59 million were reported by Wells Fargo Mn. S&Co reported 1,390 shares stake.

Analysts await Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE:ROK) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $2.03 EPS, up 15.34% or $0.27 from last year’s $1.76 per share. ROK’s profit will be $254.92M for 22.17 P/E if the $2.03 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.89 actual EPS reported by Rockwell Automation Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.41% EPS growth.

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