What Will Happen to Government Properties Income Trust Next? The Stock Just Had Huge Bullish Options Activity

 What Will Happen to Government Properties Income Trust Next? The Stock Just Had Huge Bullish Options Activity

In today’s session Government Properties Income Trust (GOV) registered an unusually high (565) contracts volume of call trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the November, 2016 call, expecting serious GOV increase. With 565 contracts traded and 344 open interest for the Nov, 16 contract, it seems this is a quite bullish bet. The option with symbol: GOV161118C00020000 closed last at: $0.2 or 0% . The stock decreased 1.65% or $0.38 during the last trading session, hitting $22.62. Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) has risen 1.74% since March 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.79% the S&P500.

Analysts await Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) to report earnings on November, 3. They expect $0.58 earnings per share, down 1.69% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.59 per share. GOV’s profit will be $41.28 million for 9.75 P/E if the $0.58 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.61 actual earnings per share reported by Government Properties Income Trust for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.92% negative EPS growth.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Government Properties Income Trust is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company was formed to invest in properties that are leased to government tenants. The Company owns 29 properties, 25 of which are leased primarily to the United States Government and four of which are leased to the states of California, Maryland, Minnesota and South Carolina, respectively. The Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of HRPT Properties Trust (HRPT).”

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.24 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.05, from 1.19 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 18 funds sold all Government Properties Income Trust shares owned while 61 reduced positions. 25 funds bought stakes while 73 increased positions. They now own 44.01 million shares or 1.97% more from 43.16 million shares in 2016Q1.
Northern Capital Mgmt Limited Liability has 1.01% invested in the company for 98,190 shares. The Louisiana-based Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems has invested 0.04% in Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV). Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky has 0.01% invested in the company for 21,500 shares. Swiss Savings Bank has 120,300 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Parametric Portfolio Associate Ltd Liability Corp last reported 166,096 shares in the company. Amer Century has 176,483 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. James Investment Research Incorporated holds 0.23% or 400,519 shares in its portfolio. Amer Grp has 52,357 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Proshare Advsr Limited Liability Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) for 10,172 shares. The United Kingdom-based Legal And General Pcl has invested 0% in Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV). Koshinski Asset Management Incorporated has 0% invested in the company for 26,828 shares. Kbc Grp Nv accumulated 0% or 14,674 shares. Cap Advisers Lc has 0.01% invested in the company for 33,920 shares. Blackrock Inv Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV). Diam Limited last reported 154,100 shares in the company.

Government Properties Income Trust is a real estate investment trust . The company has a market cap of $1.61 billion. The Firm operates in two divisions: ownership of properties that are primarily leased to Government tenants and its equity method investment in Select Income REIT (SIR). It has a 32.66 P/E ratio. The Company’s properties are located in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, New Mexico, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Washington West Virginia and Wyoming, among others.

GOV Company Profile

Government Properties Income Trust, incorporated in February 17, 2009, is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Firm operates in two divisions: ownership of properties that are primarily leased to Government tenants, and its equity method investment in Select Income REIT (SIR). The Company’s properties are located in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, New Mexico, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Washington West Virginia and Wyoming, among others.

More notable recent Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Government Properties Income Trust’s Dividend Is Unsustainable” on October 31, 2016, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Government Properties Income Trust Announces Third Quarter Results” published on October 27, 2016, Seekingalpha.com published: “Government Properties Income Trust’s (GOV) on Q3 2016 Results – Earnings Call …” on October 27, 2016. More interesting news about Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Government Properties Income Trust Third Quarter 2016 Conference Call …” published on October 13, 2016 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Hospitality Properties Trust, Government Properties …” with publication date: October 17, 2016.

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