Traders bought shares of Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) on weakness during trading hours on Thursday. $24.95 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $13.27 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $11.68 million into the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Vornado Realty Trust had the 19th highest net in-flow for the day. Vornado Realty Trust traded down ($0.25) for the day and closed at $104.75

Several equities research analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Vornado Realty Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 21st. Credit Suisse Group AG upgraded Vornado Realty Trust from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $108.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, April 12th. Citigroup Inc. lifted their price objective on Vornado Realty Trust from $106.00 to $116.50 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, July 7th. Vetr downgraded Vornado Realty Trust from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $108.00 price objective for the company. in a report on Wednesday, June 8th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price objective on Vornado Realty Trust from $97.00 to $100.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, May 16th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. Vornado Realty Trust has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $105.50.

The company has a 50-day moving average price of $101.21 and a 200-day moving average price of $94.41. The firm has a market cap of $19.80 billion and a P/E ratio of 37.14.

Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 1st. The real estate investment trust reported $1.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.27 by $0.04. The firm earned $621.71 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $621.30 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.71 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up .9% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts anticipate that Vornado Realty Trust will post $4.97 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 19th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 9th will be paid a $0.63 dividend. This represents a $2.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.40%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 5th.

Several hedge funds and institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS boosted its position in shares of Vornado Realty Trust by 1.7% in the fourth quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 10,423 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,042,000 after buying an additional 173 shares during the last quarter. Eaton Vance Management raised its stake in Vornado Realty Trust by 37.2% in the fourth quarter. Eaton Vance Management now owns 13,650 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,364,000 after buying an additional 3,700 shares during the period. Stephens Inc. AR raised its stake in Vornado Realty Trust by 12.2% in the fourth quarter. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 21,576 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $2,157,000 after buying an additional 2,351 shares during the period. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC raised its stake in Vornado Realty Trust by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 31,672 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $3,166,000 after buying an additional 201 shares during the period. Finally, Bank of Montreal Can raised its stake in Vornado Realty Trust by 8.1% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 38,090 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $3,807,000 after buying an additional 2,863 shares during the period.

Vornado Realty Trust is a fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company conducts its business through, and its interests in properties are held by, Vornado Realty L.P. (the Operating Partnership). It is the sole general partner of, and owns common limited partnership interest in the Operating Partnership.

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