CIM Commercial Trust (NASDAQ:CMCT) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday.

Shares of CIM Commercial Trust (CMCT) traded down $1.30 during trading on Friday, hitting $17.25. The stock had a trading volume of 15,768 shares, compared to its average volume of 16,841. The company has a quick ratio of 9.09, a current ratio of 9.09 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.10. CIM Commercial Trust has a 1-year low of $15.10 and a 1-year high of $20.45.

In other news, major shareholder Urban Partners Ii, Llc sold 14,090,909 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.00, for a total value of $309,999,998.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 41,627,739 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $915,810,258. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Company insiders own 98.05% of the company’s stock.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in CMCT. Northern Trust Corp boosted its position in CIM Commercial Trust by 8.3% during the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 21,243 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $337,000 after purchasing an additional 1,620 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in CIM Commercial Trust by 1.9% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 114,692 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,824,000 after purchasing an additional 2,184 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in CIM Commercial Trust by 76.3% during the third quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 50,692 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $852,000 after purchasing an additional 21,942 shares during the last quarter. 1.14% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About CIM Commercial Trust

CIM Commercial Trust Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, primarily invests in, owns, and operates Class A and office investments in urban communities throughout the United States. These communities are located in areas that include traditional downtown areas and suburban main streets. The Company’s segments are office, hotel, multifamily and lending.

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