Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc (NYSE:SHO) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

May 16, 2018 - By James Guidry

Sentiment for Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc (NYSE:SHO)

Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc (NYSE:SHO) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.07 in Q4 2017. Its down -0.51, from 1.58 in 2017Q3. The ratio has dropped, as 96 funds increased and started new stock positions, while 90 sold and reduced positions in Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. The funds in our partner’s database now own: 248.82 million shares, up from 245.55 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc in their top 10 stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 27 Reduced: 63 Increased: 64 New Position: 32.

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $3.67 billion. The firm engages in the acquisition, ownership, asset management, renovation, and sale of luxury, upper upscale, and upscale full-service hotels in the United States. It has a 27.44 P/E ratio. The Company’s portfolio also includes mid-scale hotels.

The stock increased 0.34% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $16.25. About 103,191 shares traded. Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE:SHO) has declined 0.75% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.30% the S&P500.

Analysts await Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE:SHO) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $0.36 earnings per share, down 5.26 % or $0.02 from last year’s $0.38 per share. SHO’s profit will be $81.19M for 11.28 P/E if the $0.36 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.20 actual earnings per share reported by Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 80.00 % EPS growth.

Orinda Asset Management Llc holds 1.95% of its portfolio in Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. for 135,000 shares. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. owns 14.05 million shares or 1.64% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Green Street Investors Llc has 1.63% invested in the company for 178,000 shares. The Illinois-based Heitman Real Estate Securities Llc has invested 1.55% in the stock. Cohen & Steers Inc, a New York-based fund reported 24.54 million shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $308,267 activity.

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE:SHO) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 17% of Sunstone Hotel Investors’s analysts are positive. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating Sunstone Hotel Investors, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 5 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $16.0 while the high is $18.0. The stock’s average target of $16.50 is 1.54% above today’s ($16.25) share price. SHO was included in 7 notes of analysts from December 19, 2017. On Wednesday, February 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Boenning \u0026 Scattergood to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Friday, January 12 with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 14 by Boenning & Scattergood. The stock of Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE:SHO) earned “Market Perform” rating by Raymond James on Monday, January 8. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Tuesday, December 19 by Wells Fargo. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of SHO in report on Wednesday, February 14 with “Hold” rating.

More recent Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE:SHO) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Sunstone Hotel Investors’ (SHO) CEO John Arabia on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 08, 2018. Also Streetinsider.com published the news titled: “Sunstone Hotel Investors (SHO) Tops Q1 EPS by 14c” on May 07, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Sunstone Hotel Investors, Plains All American Pipeline …” with publication date: May 11, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE:SHO) Institutional Positions Chart

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