Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands Has Trimmed Empire State Realty Trust (ESRT) Stake; Karpus Management Has Cut Tri Contl (TY) Stake By $17.08 Million

Karpus Management Inc decreased Tri Contl Corp (TY) stake by 91.55% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Karpus Management Inc sold 683,018 shares as Tri Contl Corp (TY)’s stock rose 2.25%. The Karpus Management Inc holds 63,042 shares with $1.61M value, down from 746,060 last quarter. Tri Contl Corp now has $1.54B valuation. The stock decreased 2.02% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $27.23. About 87,440 shares traded or 34.98% up from the average. Tri-Continental Corporation (NYSE:TY) has risen 18.43% since February 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.73% the S&P500.

Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands decreased Empire State Realty Trust (ESRT) stake by 34.85% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands sold 23,000 shares as Empire State Realty Trust (ESRT)’s stock declined 1.47%. The Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands holds 43,000 shares with $883,000 value, down from 66,000 last quarter. Empire State Realty Trust now has $5.72B valuation. The stock increased 0.16% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $19.02. About 991,665 shares traded or 20.18% up from the average. Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT) has risen 10.59% since February 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.11% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.14, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 5 investors sold TY shares while 22 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 16 raised stakes. 5.50 million shares or 11.39% less from 6.21 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Morgan Stanley reported 0% in Tri-Continental Corporation (NYSE:TY). Northern Tru, a Illinois-based fund reported 10,364 shares. Raymond James And Assocs has 0.03% invested in Tri-Continental Corporation (NYSE:TY). Citigroup holds 0% in Tri-Continental Corporation (NYSE:TY) or 7,579 shares. Heritage Wealth Advisors has invested 0.29% in Tri-Continental Corporation (NYSE:TY). Ameritas Investment Prtn reported 15,566 shares stake. Us Bancorp De accumulated 2,137 shares. Salem Invest Counselors, a North Carolina-based fund reported 1,468 shares. Stifel has invested 0.01% in Tri-Continental Corporation (NYSE:TY). Hudock Cap Group Inc Limited Liability Corporation has 0.02% invested in Tri-Continental Corporation (NYSE:TY). Winslow Evans Crocker, Massachusetts-based fund reported 6,550 shares. The Virginia-based 1607 Cap Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.49% in Tri-Continental Corporation (NYSE:TY). St James Inv Com has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Tri-Continental Corporation (NYSE:TY). Koshinski Asset Mngmt reported 8,940 shares. 1832 Asset Management Ltd Partnership holds 120,000 shares.

Karpus Management Inc increased New Germany Fd Inc (GF) stake by 21,662 shares to 738,962 valued at $13.72M in 2017Q3. It also upped Vanguard Intl Equity Index Fd Ftse Europe Etf (VGK) stake by 166,270 shares and now owns 2.26M shares. Eaton Vance Mun Bd Fd (EIM) was raised too.

Among 7 analysts covering Empire State Realty Trust (NYSE:ESRT), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Empire State Realty Trust has $24 highest and $18 lowest target. $22.43’s average target is 17.93% above currents $19.02 stock price. Empire State Realty Trust had 17 analyst reports since September 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, June 22. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of ESRT in report on Tuesday, January 9 with “Buy” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, September 4 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT) rating on Monday, July 3. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $2300 target. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 1 with “Buy”. The stock of Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT) earned “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, September 22. BMO Capital Markets maintained Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT) rating on Wednesday, July 26. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $2300 target. The rating was initiated by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, September 10 with “Outperform”. On Monday, December 4 the stock rating was upgraded by Evercore to “Outperform”. On Wednesday, July 5 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.35 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.04, from 1.39 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 18 investors sold ESRT shares while 47 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 128.07 million shares or 1.36% less from 129.83 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Art Advsr Ltd Llc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT) for 21,400 shares. Schwab Charles Inc reported 0.01% in Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT). Covington Cap owns 100 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advsrs LP accumulated 0.02% or 2.16 million shares. California Public Employees Retirement Sys invested in 0% or 159,286 shares. The New York-based Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Ny has invested 0% in Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT). Ngam Advsrs Lp holds 237,339 shares. Clearbridge Invs Llc holds 0% in Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT) or 81,590 shares. Aew Mgmt LP stated it has 1.68% of its portfolio in Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT). Schroder Invest Management Gp has 0.05% invested in Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT). 231,280 are owned by Credit Suisse Ag. Winfield Associate Incorporated stated it has 20 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Pinnacle Associate has invested 0% in Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT). Morgan Stanley accumulated 15,141 shares. Comml Bank Of America Corp De stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT).

Analysts await Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.25 earnings per share, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.25 per share. ESRT’s profit will be $75.17 million for 19.02 P/E if the $0.25 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.