Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN) Receiving Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds

News headlines about Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Brandywine Realty Trust earned a daily sentiment score of 0.32 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.3733101124543 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) opened at 17.87 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $3.12 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 203.07 and a beta of 1.05. Brandywine Realty Trust has a one year low of $14.04 and a one year high of $17.99. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $17.20 and its 200 day moving average is $17.08.

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.01 by $0.31. Brandywine Realty Trust had a net margin of 4.67% and a return on equity of 1.48%. The company had revenue of $127.79 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $134.07 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.32 EPS. Brandywine Realty Trust’s revenue was up .5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Brandywine Realty Trust will post $0.24 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 18th. Investors of record on Wednesday, October 4th will be given a dividend of $0.16 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, October 3rd. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.58%. Brandywine Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 800.10%.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on BDN shares. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 26th. Mizuho upgraded shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and boosted their target price for the company from $16.00 to $19.00 in a report on Monday, July 10th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, September 7th. KeyCorp restated a “hold” rating on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust in a report on Friday, August 25th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $17.50.

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In other Brandywine Realty Trust news, insider Tom Wirth sold 2,500 shares of Brandywine Realty Trust stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.90, for a total value of $42,250.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 110,473 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,866,993.70. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Wyche Fowler sold 1,824 shares of Brandywine Realty Trust stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.82, for a total transaction of $30,679.68. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 64,948 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,092,425.36. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 116,407 shares of company stock valued at $1,929,024. 1.76% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

About Brandywine Realty Trust

Brandywine Realty Trust is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company operates through five segments: Pennsylvania Suburbs, Philadelphia Central Business District (CBD), Metropolitan Washington, DC, Austin, Texas, and Other. The Pennsylvania Suburbs segment includes properties in Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties in the Philadelphia suburbs.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN)

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN)

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