Great West Life Assurance Co. Can bought a new stake in shares of Colony Capital Inc (NYSE:CLNY) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 65,950 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $412,000.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP bought a new position in Colony Capital during the 2nd quarter valued at about $116,000. GWM Advisors LLC bought a new position in Colony Capital during the 2nd quarter valued at about $115,000. CIBC Asset Management Inc bought a new position in Colony Capital during the 2nd quarter valued at about $119,000. World Asset Management Inc bought a new position in Colony Capital during the 2nd quarter valued at about $126,000. Finally, LexAurum Advisors LLC bought a new position in Colony Capital during the 2nd quarter valued at about $128,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 81.19% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NYSE:CLNY opened at $6.20 on Monday. Colony Capital Inc has a twelve month low of $5.28 and a twelve month high of $13.02. The company has a current ratio of 3.68, a quick ratio of 3.68 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.00.

Colony Capital (NYSE:CLNY) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 8th. The real estate investment trust reported ($0.19) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.09 by ($0.28). Colony Capital had a negative return on equity of 3.87% and a negative net margin of 14.25%. The business had revenue of $689.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $660.51 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.35 EPS. Colony Capital’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts predict that Colony Capital Inc will post 0.6 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 28th will be paid a $0.11 dividend. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.10%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 27th.

Several equities analysts have issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine cut shares of Colony Capital from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 2nd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Colony Capital from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 11th.

Colony Capital Profile

Colony Capital, Inc (NYSE: CLNY) is a leading global investment management firm with assets under management of $43 billion. The company manages capital on behalf of its stockholders, as well as institutional and retail investors in private funds, non-traded and traded real estate investment trusts and registered investment companies.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Colony Capital (NYSE:CLNY)

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