Analyst Favorites With Strong Buyback Activity: Colony Capital Ranks As a Top Pick

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A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Colony Capital Inc (Symbol: CLNY) is the #4 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity. To make that list, a stock must have repurchased at least 5% of its outstanding shares over the trailing twelve month period. In forming the rank, the analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses were tallied, and averaged; then, the list of stocks with strong buyback activity was ranked according to those averages.

CLNY operates in the REITs sector, among companies like American Tower Corp ( AMT ) which is off about 0.2% today, and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) trading lower by about 1%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of CLNY, versus AMT and SPG.

CLNY,AMT,SPG Relative Performance Chart

CLNY is currently trading off about 0.8% midday Friday.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: Investing , Investing Ideas
Referenced Symbols: AMT , SPG , CLNY

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