Quantbot Technologies LP lessened its stake in shares of Colony Capital Inc (NYSE:CLNY) by 50.5% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 149,648 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 152,605 shares during the period. Quantbot Technologies LP’s holdings in Colony Capital were worth $911,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in Colony Capital by 6.5% during the third quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 33,923,850 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $206,595,000 after purchasing an additional 2,079,445 shares during the period. FMR LLC bought a new stake in Colony Capital during the second quarter valued at about $144,070,000. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in shares of Colony Capital in the second quarter worth about $142,457,000. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec bought a new position in shares of Colony Capital in the second quarter worth about $133,604,000. Finally, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC boosted its stake in shares of Colony Capital by 7.4% in the third quarter. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC now owns 15,747,949 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $95,906,000 after acquiring an additional 1,083,556 shares during the period. 81.16% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on CLNY shares. ValuEngine raised Colony Capital from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 4th. JMP Securities set a $9.00 price objective on Colony Capital and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 16th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Colony Capital from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 24th.

NYSE CLNY opened at $6.04 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.02 billion, a PE ratio of 8.55 and a beta of 1.19. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.98, a current ratio of 4.07 and a quick ratio of 4.07. Colony Capital Inc has a twelve month low of $5.28 and a twelve month high of $12.31.

Colony Capital (NYSE:CLNY) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 7th. The real estate investment trust reported ($0.15) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.13 by ($0.28). The business had revenue of $674.77 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $673.20 million. Colony Capital had a negative return on equity of 4.75% and a negative net margin of 17.64%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 14.6% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts predict that Colony Capital Inc will post 0.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 15th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 31st will be paid a $0.11 dividend. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.28%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 28th.

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About Colony Capital

Colony Capital, Inc (NYSE: CLNY) is a leading global investment management firm with assets under management of $44 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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