Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY Sells 368 Shares of HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF)

Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY lessened its stake in HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) by 2.9% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 12,197 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 368 shares during the quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY’s holdings in HFF were worth $582,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Riverview Trust Co acquired a new stake in shares of HFF during the fourth quarter worth $44,000. Bremer Bank National Association acquired a new stake in shares of HFF during the first quarter worth $86,000. Advisor Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of HFF by 13.2% during the fourth quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 2,742 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $91,000 after buying an additional 319 shares in the last quarter. Bremer Trust National Association acquired a new stake in shares of HFF during the fourth quarter worth $93,000. Finally, Victory Capital Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of HFF by 4.1% during the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 7,090 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $235,000 after buying an additional 276 shares in the last quarter. 85.83% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of NYSE HF remained flat at $$45.60 during mid-day trading on Friday. The company had a trading volume of 11,532,818 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,169,297. HFF, Inc. has a 52 week low of $31.38 and a 52 week high of $49.25. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.82 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.83 and a beta of 1.59. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $45.02.

HFF (NYSE:HF) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.27. HFF had a return on equity of 41.56% and a net margin of 18.38%. The company had revenue of $159.18 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $144.60 million. As a group, sell-side analysts forecast that HFF, Inc. will post 3.03 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Hancock Jaffe Laboratories from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 26th.

About HFF

HFF, Inc provides commercial real estate and capital market services to the consumers and providers of capital in the commercial real estate industry in the United States. The company offers debt placement services, such as construction and construction/mini-permanent loans, adjustable and fixed rate mortgages, bridge loans, entity level and mezzanine debts, forward delivery loans, and tax exempt and sale/leaseback financing to the owners of various properties comprising office, retail, industrial, hotel, multi-housing, student housing, self-storage, nursing homes, condominiums and condominium conversions, mixed-use properties, and land, as well as senior, independent, and assisted living facilities.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for HFF (NYSE:HF)

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