Published: Wed, November 15, 2017
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Institutional Portfolio Favorite in Spotlight: Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO)

Institutional Portfolio Favorite in Spotlight: Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO)

The Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers Llc holds 1.47M shares with $25.85 million value, down from 2.77 million last quarter. The stock declined 0.46% or $0.58 reaching $126 on the news. The 8 months bearish chart indicates high risk for the $1.08B company. Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) has risen 1.51% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.10% the S&P500.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on VNO. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 4,508,628 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $456,317,000 after buying an additional 865,285 shares during the period. (NYSE:EDR). Manning & Napier Advisors Lc holds 0.05% in Education Realty Trust, Inc. The stock rose 0.33% or $0.25 reaching $76.22.

About 495,527 shares traded. Vornado Realty Trust has a 1 year low of $71.89 and a 1 year high of $89.38. Therefore 55% are positive. Vornado Realty Trust had 23 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Sandler O'Neill reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $90.00 price objective on shares of Vornado Realty Trust in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. Mizuho maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, October 19 report. Mizuho maintained the shares of ARE in report on Friday, July 8 with "Buy" rating. As per Monday, October 12, the company rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse. On Friday, July 22 the stock rating was downgraded by Mizuho to "Neutral". Joel Isaacson, New York-based fund reported 9,034 shares. The rating was upgraded by Guggenheim on Monday, November 30 to "Buy".

Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO)'s RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 56.26. They expect $1.52 EPS, up 6.29% or $0.09 from last year's $1.43 per share. NKE's profit will be $636.28 million for 35.88 P/E if the $0.39 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.26 actual earnings per share reported by Empire State Realty Trust Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.85% negative EPS growth.

Creative Planning decreased Fireeye Inc (NASDAQ:FEYE) stake by 70,352 shares to 245,943 valued at $3.74 million in 2017Q2. It also upped Astrazeneca Plc (NYSE:AZN) stake by 25,000 shares and now owns 50,000 shares. It also reduced its holding in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 2,124 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 142,782 shares, and cut its stake in Suncor Energy Inc Com (NYSE:SU). Investors of record on Monday, November 6th will be paid a $0.60 dividend. Its up 0.19, from 1.38 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 51 investors sold WY shares while 269 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 131 raised stakes. Short shares fell 1,607,908 over that period. The Real Estate segment includes all activities related to the ownership, management, operation, acquisition, repositioning and disposition of its real estate assets. Aew Cap L P owns 397,577 shares.

In reviewing some key ratios and quant data for Empire State Realty OP, L.P. (ARCA:ESBA), we note that the mother of all ratios (Return on Equity) stands at 0.058655 for the firm. Digital Realty Trust, Inc.

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Sumitomo Mitsui Asset stated it has 364,435 shares. Genesis Asset Managers Llp owns 2.07 million shares or 4.18% of their United States portfolio. Alps holds 14,595 shares. Amf Pensionsforsakring Ab has 1.03 million shares. Cibc Ww Mkts owns 7,465 shares. Finally, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its holdings in Empire State Realty Trust by 15.3% during the second quarter. Financial Architects holds 5,209 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio.

Icahn Carl C holds 39.44% of its portfolio in Icahn Enterprises LP for 149.28 million shares. The number of shares now owned by investors are 75.82 mln. Axalta Coating Systems Lt was reduced too.

Analysts await Digital Realty Trust, Inc.

In an overview of the current analyst recommendations, Buy count is 3 and Overweight is 1 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Underweight are 1 and 0, respectively. Therefore 61% are positive. Brandywine Realty Trust had 29 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company has market cap of $1.08 billion. Citigroup upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Monday, October 2 report. Canaccord Genuity maintained Dollar Tree, Inc. The rating was maintained by Seaport Global with "Buy" on Friday, April 28. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cleveland given on Wednesday, January 27.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.44 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.03, from 1.04 in 2017Q1. 26 funds opened positions while 92 raised stakes. Monetary Grp Inc invested in 104 shares. Similarly, investors look up the share price over 12 month periods. Jefferies Ltd Liability Corp reported 96,864 shares. Envestnet Asset Mngmt has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc (NYSE:ARE). With this ratio, investors can better estimate how well a company will be able to pay their long and short term financial obligations. The Massachusetts-based Rampart Invest Mngmt Limited Liability has invested 0.04% in Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc (NYSE:ARE). Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Digital Realty Trust, Inc.

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