Realty Income Corp (NYSE:O) Move as Institutional Investors’ Sentiment Up

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Sentiment for Realty Income Corp (NYSE:O)

Realty Income Corp (NYSE:O) institutional sentiment increased to 1.42 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.33, from 1.09 in 2018Q3. The ratio improved, as 265 funds started new or increased equity positions, while 187 decreased and sold their holdings in Realty Income Corp. The funds in our partner’s database now own: 217.51 million shares, up from 194.59 million shares in 2018Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Realty Income Corp in their top 10 equity positions increased from 3 to 6 for an increase of 3. Sold All: 34 Reduced: 153 Increased: 188 New Position: 77.

Realty Income Corporation is a publicly traded real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $21.78 billion. It invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It has a 57.01 P/E ratio. The firm makes investments in commercial real estate.

The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $71.6. About 682,670 shares traded. Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) has risen 40.17% since March 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 35.80% the S&P500.

Analysts await Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) to report earnings on May, 14. They expect $0.81 earnings per share, up 2.53 % or $0.02 from last year’s $0.79 per share. O’s profit will be $246.37M for 22.10 P/E if the $0.81 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.79 actual earnings per share reported by Realty Income Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.53 % EPS growth.

Community Bank Of Raymore holds 10.29% of its portfolio in Realty Income Corporation for 397,897 shares. Tarbox Family Office Inc. owns 135,728 shares or 3.54% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Rench Wealth Management Inc. has 3.24% invested in the company for 70,152 shares. The New York-based Zimmer Partners Lp has invested 2.73% in the stock. Santa Barbara Asset Management Llc, a California-based fund reported 2.42 million shares.

Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Realty Income’s analysts are positive. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating Realty Income, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 4 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $58 while the high is $70. The stock’s average target of $64.50 is -9.92% below today’s ($71.6) share price. O was included in 8 notes of analysts from September 17, 2018. The company was upgraded on Thursday, November 15 by Bank of America. RBC Capital Markets maintained Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) on Tuesday, November 6 with “Sector Perform” rating. On Wednesday, December 12 the stock rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Neutral”. The stock of Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, October 1. The company was maintained on Monday, September 17 by JP Morgan. The stock of Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, February 26 by Citigroup. The stock of Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 21 by Stifel Nicolaus.

More notable recent Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “5 Big-Yield REITs to Check Out Now – Investorplace.com” on February 25, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Realty Income Is A Strong ‘Bye’ – Seeking Alpha” published on February 17, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Realty Income: Rotational Strategy Could Provide A 20% Dividend Increase – Seeking Alpha” on February 20, 2019. More interesting news about Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Earnings Scheduled For February 20, 2019 – Benzinga” published on February 20, 2019 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “3 Top Dividend Stocks With Yields Over 4% – Motley Fool” with publication date: February 19, 2019.

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