Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio decreased its holdings in shares of Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG) by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 230,254 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 1,917 shares during the quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio owned about 0.14% of Regency Centers Corporation worth $14,423,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Victory Capital Management Inc. acquired a new position in Regency Centers Corporation in the first quarter valued at $176,000. United Services Automobile Association acquired a new position in Regency Centers Corporation in the first quarter valued at $2,957,000. Wellington Management Group LLP boosted its holdings in Regency Centers Corporation by 132.8% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 193,727 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $12,862,000 after acquiring an additional 110,503 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC acquired a new position in Regency Centers Corporation in the first quarter valued at $3,290,000. Finally, Teachers Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in Regency Centers Corporation by 150.5% in the first quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 856,467 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $56,861,000 after acquiring an additional 514,509 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 91.47% of the company’s stock.

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A number of brokerages recently weighed in on REG. TheStreet upgraded Regency Centers Corporation from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Citigroup Inc. set a $70.00 target price on Regency Centers Corporation and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, August 14th. Boenning Scattergood reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Regency Centers Corporation in a report on Monday, August 7th. BidaskClub upgraded Regency Centers Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Regency Centers Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 16th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Regency Centers Corporation presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $71.46.

Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.93 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.90 by $0.03. Regency Centers Corporation had a net margin of 13.19% and a return on equity of 2.20%. The business had revenue of $240.42 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $248.50 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.81 earnings per share.

In related news, Vice Chairman Chaim Katzman sold 1,055,758 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.30, for a total value of $67,885,239.40. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director Mary Lou Fiala sold 7,775 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $65.74, for a total transaction of $511,128.50. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 17,145 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,127,112.30. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 12.66% of the company’s stock.

Regency Centers Corporation Profile

Regency Centers Corporation is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is the general partner of Regency Centers, L.P. (the Operating Partnership). The Company is engaged in the ownership, management, leasing, acquisition and development of retail shopping centers through the Operating Partnership.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG)

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