Advantus Capital Management Inc buys $51,166,289 stake in Equinix Inc (EQIX)

Equinix Inc (EQIX) : Advantus Capital Management Inc scooped up 9,900 additional shares in Equinix Inc during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 10, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 138,647 shares of Equinix Inc which is valued at $51,166,289.Equinix Inc makes up approximately 1.43% of Advantus Capital Management Inc’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Blackrock Investment Management boosted its stake in EQIX in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,674 additional shares and now holds a total of 144,066 shares of Equinix Inc which is valued at $53,166,117. Equinix Inc makes up approx 0.06% of Blackrock Investment Management’s portfolio. Signature Estate Investment Advisors added EQIX to its portfolio by purchasing 502 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $184,611. Equinix Inc makes up approx 0.03% of Signature Estate Investment Advisors’s portfolio.Adell Harriman Carpenter Inc reduced its stake in EQIX by selling 1,477 shares or 5.28% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 26,495 shares of EQIX which is valued at $9,683,923. Equinix Inc makes up approx 2.44% of Adell Harriman Carpenter Inc’s portfolio.Ls Investment Advisors reduced its stake in EQIX by selling 287 shares or 14.02% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 1,760 shares of EQIX which is valued at $663,274. Equinix Inc makes up approx 0.04% of Ls Investment Advisors’s portfolio.

Equinix Inc opened for trading at $363.52 and hit $367.49 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $366.31, with a gain of 0.64% or 2.34 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 3,73,479 shares. Company has a market cap of $26,035 M.

On the company’s financial health, Equinix Inc reported $3.55 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.45 according to the earnings call on Aug 3, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $3.10. The company had revenue of $900.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $894.28 million. The company’s revenue was up 35.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.03 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Equinix Inc. Company shares were Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity on Aug 12, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 420 from a previous price target of $390 .Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Aug 8, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 429 from a previous price target of $382 .Equinix Inc was Downgraded by Jefferies to ” Hold” on Jul 15, 2016.

Equinix Inc. is a networking company. The Company provides data center offerings primarily consisting of colocation interconnection solutions and managed IT infrastructure services. The Company’s colocation offerings include Cabinets Power and IBXflex. Cabinets allows customer for colocating networking server and storage equipment. Power is an element of increasing importance in customers’ colocation decisions. IBXflex allows customers to deploy mission-critical operations personnel and equipment on-site at its IBX data centers. The Company’s interconnection solutions enable scalable reliable and cost-effective interconnection and traffic exchange between Equinix customers. The Company offers managed IT infrastructure services such as Equinix Professional Services which offers practical guidance and proven solutions to help customers optimize and future-proof the data center architectures.

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