American Century Companies Inc. bought a new position in shares of AmeriCold Realty Trust (NYSE:COLD) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor bought 16,797 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $320,000.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. acquired a new position in shares of AmeriCold Realty Trust during the first quarter worth $874,000. Manning & Napier Group LLC acquired a new position in shares of AmeriCold Realty Trust during the first quarter worth $1,825,000. Sarasin & Partners LLP acquired a new position in shares of AmeriCold Realty Trust during the first quarter worth $4,141,000. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. acquired a new position in shares of AmeriCold Realty Trust during the first quarter worth $146,000. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN acquired a new position in shares of AmeriCold Realty Trust during the first quarter worth $596,000. 62.82% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Raymond James assumed coverage on shares of AmeriCold Realty Trust in a research report on Wednesday, May 9th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $22.50 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of AmeriCold Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, April 17th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 price target on shares of AmeriCold Realty Trust in a report on Thursday, April 12th. ValuEngine cut shares of AmeriCold Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, April 2nd. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group began coverage on shares of AmeriCold Realty Trust in a report on Monday, March 12th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $19.50 price target on the stock. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $21.00.

COLD opened at $20.60 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06, a quick ratio of 0.25 and a current ratio of 0.25. AmeriCold Realty Trust has a 12-month low of $16.13 and a 12-month high of $23.54.

About AmeriCold Realty Trust

Americold is the world's largest owner and operator of temperature-controlled warehouses. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates 158 temperature-controlled warehouses, with approximately 934 million cubic feet of storage, in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and Argentina.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for AmeriCold Realty Trust (NYSE:COLD)

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