Highwoods Properties (HIW) Hold Rating Reconfirmed by Analysts at SunTrust Robinson; The Target Price Given is $51.0; Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (AAP) Had 13 Analysts Last Week

Among 12 analysts covering Highwoods Properties (NYSE:HIW), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Highwoods Properties has $58 highest and $47.0 lowest target. $51.44’s average target is 7.26% above currents $47.96 stock price. Highwoods Properties had 25 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by SunTrust on Thursday, March 17 to “Neutral”. The stock of Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, May 30. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 6 by Zacks. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, December 4. The rating was initiated by BTIG Research on Thursday, August 25 with “Neutral”. Suntrust Robinson upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, September 9 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, October 23. The stock of Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 3 by Bank of America. As per Tuesday, October 24, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Wednesday, September 9.

Among 28 analysts covering Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYSE:AAP), 13 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Advance Auto Parts Inc. had 90 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) rating on Friday, May 20. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $145 target. The stock has “Hold” rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, August 15. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Sunday, October 22. Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of AAP in report on Friday, May 6 to “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Sell” on Monday, May 29. Sterne Agee CRT maintained it with “Buy” rating and $210 target in Friday, August 14 report. Deutsche Bank maintained Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) rating on Friday, February 12. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $190 target. On Friday, July 7 the stock rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, May 25. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 25 by Vetr. See Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) latest ratings:

16/01/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $108.0 Maintain
10/01/2018 Broker: Argus Research Rating: Buy New Target: $135.0
04/12/2017 Broker: Moffett Nathanson Rating: Neutral Initiates Coverage On
15/11/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Sell New Target: $85.0 Maintain
15/11/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Outperform Old Target: $100.00 New Target: $109.00 Maintain
15/11/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight Old Target: $106 New Target: $110 Maintain
14/11/2017 Broker: Guggenheim Rating: Hold
08/11/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Overweight Old Target: $92 New Target: $100 Maintain
25/10/2017 Broker: BTIG Research Rating: Sell Old Target: $90 New Target: $75 Maintain
22/10/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $100.0 Maintain

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.07, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 72 investors sold Advance Auto Parts, Inc. shares while 112 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 125 raised stakes. 74.92 million shares or 1.99% less from 76.44 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sumitomo Mitsui has 202,179 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Moreover, Tudor Et Al has 0.04% invested in Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) for 14,701 shares. 20,093 were accumulated by State Of Tennessee Treasury Department. Moreover, Arizona State Retirement has 0.04% invested in Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP). First Quadrant Lp Ca reported 0.05% stake. Moreover, Brandywine Investment Limited Liability Corporation has 0.53% invested in Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) for 847,372 shares. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss Lc accumulated 167,100 shares. Adage Prtnrs Grp Ltd Liability Co owns 713,489 shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. Starboard Value Ltd Partnership has 3.18 million shares. Shell Asset Management holds 0.05% or 24,182 shares. 6,029 are held by Nomura Holdings. Tiaa Cref Invest Mgmt Ltd has 193,109 shares. 2.23M are owned by Wellington Grp Incorporated Limited Liability Partnership. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Inv Corp holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) for 32,467 shares. Artisan Prtnrs Partnership reported 0.54% of its portfolio in Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP).

The stock decreased 0.84% or $0.98 during the last trading session, reaching $116.04. About 688,257 shares traded. Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) has risen 5.52% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.18% the S&P500.

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. provides automotive replacement parts, accessories, batteries, and maintenance items for domestic and imported cars, vans, sport utility vehicles, and light and heavy duty trucks. The company has market cap of $8.57 billion. The firm offers batteries and battery accessories, belts and hoses, brakes and brake pads, chassis and climate control parts, clutches and drive shafts, engines and engine parts, exhaust systems and parts, hub assemblies, ignition components and wired, radiators and cooling parts, starters and alternators, and steering and alignment parts. It has a 24.36 P/E ratio. It also offers AC chemicals and accessories, air fresheners, antifreeze and washer fluids, electrical wires and fuses, electronics, hand and specialty tools, lighting products, performance parts, sealants, adhesives and compounds, tire repair accessories, vent shades, mirrors and exterior accessories, washes, waxes and cleaning supplies, and wiper blades, as well as floor mats, seat covers, and interior accessories.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $51,700 activity. KELLETT SHERRY A sold $51,700 worth of stock.

Highwoods Properties, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $5.09 billion. The trust engages in leasing, management, development, construction, and other customer-related services for its properties and for third parties. It has a 32.27 P/E ratio. It invests in the real estate markets of United States.

The stock increased 0.25% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $47.96. About 183,222 shares traded. Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) has risen 13.20% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.47 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.31, from 1.16 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 16 investors sold Highwoods Properties, Inc. shares while 67 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. 98.12 million shares or 2.29% less from 100.42 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Wells Fargo And Mn reported 79,712 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Systems invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW). Utah Retirement System invested in 23,819 shares. Wellington Mngmt Grp Incorporated Llp reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW). Sei Invests Company holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) for 125,120 shares. Voloridge Lc has 21,278 shares. Fincl Bank Of America Corporation De stated it has 410,007 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 5,928 are owned by Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt. Us Comml Bank De holds 6,248 shares. Tower Research Cap Limited Company (Trc) stated it has 0% in Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW). 37,575 are held by Deroy And Devereaux Private Invest Counsel. Quantbot Tech L P invested 0.05% in Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW). Putnam Fl Invest reported 242,563 shares or 1.2% of all its holdings. Nuveen Asset Ltd reported 1.00M shares. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D invested in 25,000 shares.