Public Storage (PSA) : Laurel Grove Capital scooped up 2,425 additional shares in Public Storage during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 17, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 15,700 shares of Public Storage which is valued at $3,362,940.Public Storage makes up approximately 1.95% of Laurel Grove Capital’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Bennicas Associates reduced its stake in PSA by selling 100 shares or 1.23% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 8,024 shares of PSA which is valued at $1,718,741. Public Storage makes up approx 1.63% of Bennicas Associates’s portfolio.Carroll Financial Associates boosted its stake in PSA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 43 additional shares and now holds a total of 415 shares of Public Storage which is valued at $87,810. Public Storage makes up approx 0.01% of Carroll Financial Associates’s portfolio.Gofen Glossberg Il boosted its stake in PSA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 11,018 additional shares and now holds a total of 42,183 shares of Public Storage which is valued at $8,925,501. Public Storage makes up approx 0.37% of Gofen Glossberg Il’s portfolio. Pure Financial Advisors sold out all of its stake in PSA during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 816 shares of PSA which is valued $173,033. Central Bank Trust Co added PSA to its portfolio by purchasing 24 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $5,089.
Public Storage closed down -0.03 points or -0.01% at $214.2 with 5,99,108 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $214.74, the shares hit an intraday low of $213.23 and an intraday high of $215.7185 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday 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.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Public Storage. Public Storage was Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to ” Neutral” on Aug 11, 2016.
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.