DA Davidson Reports Realty Income (O) Upgrade from Neutral; Liberty All Star Growth Fund Has 1 Sentiment

Liberty All-Star Growth Fund, Inc. is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by ALPS Advisers, Inc. The company has market cap of $160.65 million. It is co-managed by Weatherbie Capital, LLC, Congress Asset Management Company, and Sustainable Growth Advisers, LP. It has a 5.31 P/E ratio. The fund invests in the public equity markets of the United States.

Among 17 analysts covering Realty Income (NYSE:O), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Realty Income has $95 highest and $46 lowest target. $59.33’s average target is 14.63% above currents $51.76 stock price. Realty Income had 38 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) earned “Sell” rating by Wunderlich on Tuesday, February 16. The stock has “Hold” rating by Ladenburg on Thursday, October 26. The company was downgraded on Thursday, August 20 by Zacks. The stock of Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, December 13. The stock of Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) earned “Hold” rating by Wunderlich on Tuesday, October 27. As per Thursday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by Ladenburg. Wunderlich maintained it with “Sell” rating and $54 target in Monday, October 31 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, February 22 by FBR Capital. Morgan Stanley maintained Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) on Monday, July 17 with “Overweight” rating. UBS initiated it with “Sell” rating and $52 target in Monday, September 26 report.

Realty Income Corporation is a publicly traded real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $14.73 billion. It invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It has a 47.05 P/E ratio. The firm makes investments in commercial real estate.

Since March 6, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $114,688 activity. On Tuesday, March 6 the insider Fox Benjamin N sold $114,688.

The stock increased 2.86% or $1.44 during the last trading session, reaching $51.76. About 2.04M shares traded. Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) has declined 14.81% since March 29, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.36% the S&P500.

Analysts await Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $0.78 EPS, up 2.63% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.76 per share. O’s profit will be $222.03M for 16.59 P/E if the $0.78 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.76 actual EPS reported by Realty Income Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.63% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.09, from 1.27 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 46 investors sold Realty Income Corporation shares while 158 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 173 raised stakes. 193.26 million shares or 0.25% less from 193.75 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi has invested 0.09% in Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O). Drw Securities Lc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) for 3,960 shares. Cedar Hill Limited Liability invested in 3,520 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Cibc World reported 57,021 shares stake. 6,600 are held by Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp. 68,078 are held by Novare Capital Management Ltd Com. 4,000 were reported by Davis R M Inc. Citigroup reported 290,892 shares stake. Advisory Svcs Net Ltd Company reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O). Hilltop Inc has invested 0.11% in Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O). Bb&T Corporation, North Carolina-based fund reported 41,861 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj And Bk holds 0.07% or 706,128 shares in its portfolio. Rand Wealth Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 0.55% invested in Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) for 88,582 shares. Edge Wealth Mgmt Llc holds 0.01% in Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) or 544 shares. 19,472 are held by Horizon Investments Limited Liability.

Advisory Alpha Llc holds 0.71% of its portfolio in Liberty All-Star Growth Fund, Inc. for 367,842 shares. Shaker Financial Services Llc owns 92,629 shares or 0.24% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Blue Bell Private Wealth Management Llc has 0.2% invested in the company for 78,543 shares. The Colorado-based Advisors Asset Management Inc. has invested 0.1% in the stock. Stratford Consulting Llc, a Texas-based fund reported 10,401 shares.