Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al Increased Store Cap Corp (NYSE:STOR) Stake by $14.39 Million

August 12, 2018 - By Michele Cranor

STORE Capital Corporation (NYSE:STOR) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.62 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.33, from 1.29 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 22 investors sold STOR shares while 63 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 84 raised stakes. 178.24 million shares or 1.40% more from 175.78 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Lpl Financial Limited accumulated 94,474 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Amica Retiree Medical Trust holds 0.35% or 16,217 shares in its portfolio. Fort Washington Inv Oh has invested 0% in STORE Capital Corporation (NYSE:STOR). Comerica National Bank & Trust holds 106,760 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Graybill Bartz & Associate Limited holds 1.87% of its portfolio in STORE Capital Corporation (NYSE:STOR) for 98,915 shares. First Trust Lp holds 0.01% or 121,450 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur Co accumulated 13,825 shares or 0% of the stock. Norman Fields Gottscho Capital Limited Liability Corporation invested in 1.58% or 116,550 shares. Clearbridge Limited Co owns 0.47% invested in STORE Capital Corporation (NYSE:STOR) for 846,470 shares. Raymond James And Assocs has 0% invested in STORE Capital Corporation (NYSE:STOR). Guggenheim Cap Limited Com has invested 0% in STORE Capital Corporation (NYSE:STOR). Dimensional Fund Advsrs Lp accumulated 2.62 million shares. Pring Turner Cap Grp Inc has 2.24% invested in STORE Capital Corporation (NYSE:STOR). New York-based Blackrock has invested 0.01% in STORE Capital Corporation (NYSE:STOR). Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability invested 0.04% of its portfolio in STORE Capital Corporation (NYSE:STOR).

Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al increased its stake in Store Cap Corp (NYSE:STOR) by 75.81% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al bought 532,800 shares as the company’s stock rose 10.18% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 1.24M shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $33.86 million, up from 702,800 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al who had been investing in Store Cap Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.81B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.77% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $28.28. About 1.22 million shares traded. STORE Capital Corporation (NYSE:STOR) has risen 27.28% since August 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.71% the S&P500.

Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al, which manages about $8.16B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Moodys Corp (NYSE:MCO) by 70,000 shares to 86,100 shares, valued at $14.69M in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Michael Kors Hldgs Ltd (NYSE:KORS) by 283,600 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 34,300 shares, and cut its stake in Mettler Toledo International (NYSE:MTD).

STORE Capital Corporation (NYSE:STOR) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Store Capital (NYSE:STOR), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Store Capital had 7 analyst reports since February 23, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, July 13. The stock of STORE Capital Corporation (NYSE:STOR) earned “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, February 27. The stock has “Hold” rating by FBR Capital on Friday, February 23. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Tuesday, April 3 with “Buy”. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Tuesday, March 20. On Thursday, February 22 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, July 13 by Janney Capital.

STORE Capital Corporation is a privately owned real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $5.81 billion. The firm invests in the real estate markets. It has a 30.21 P/E ratio. It primarily invests in single-tenant properties including chain restaurants, supermarkets, drugstores and other retail, service and distribution facilities.

More news for STORE Capital Corporation (NYSE:STOR) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “STORE Capital 2018 Q2 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” on August 02, 2018. Investorplace.com‘s article titled: “10 Income-Increasing REITs to Buy” and published on August 10, 2018 is yet another important article.

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