Media coverage about Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) has been trending positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Brandywine Realty Trust earned a daily sentiment score of 0.33 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.8685230936965 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- Brandywine Realty Trust Announces Pricing of Tender Offer for Any and All of its Outstanding 4.95% Guaranteed Notes due 2018 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Zacks: Brokerages Expect Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN) Will Announce Earnings of $0.34 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Brandywine Realty, Drexel University Break Ground on Phase I of $3.5B Schuylkill Yards Project in Philadelphia (rebusinessonline.com)
- Brandywine Realty Trust Announces Tender Offer for Any and All of its … (prnewswire.com)
- Brandywine Realty Trust Prices $100.0 Million of 3.950% 5-Year Guaranteed Notes and $450.0 Million of 3.950% 10-Year Guaranteed Notes (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) traded down $0.05 on Thursday, hitting $17.48. The company had a trading volume of 985,557 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,243,218. Brandywine Realty Trust has a 12 month low of $14.80 and a 12 month high of $18.18. The company has a current ratio of 1.83, a quick ratio of 1.83 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.08. The company has a market cap of $3,109.46, a PE ratio of 13.03, a P/E/G ratio of 2.68 and a beta of 1.04.
Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October 18th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.35 by ($0.24). Brandywine Realty Trust had a return on equity of 2.12% and a net margin of 6.81%. The firm had revenue of $128.43 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $131.16 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.33 earnings per share. Brandywine Realty Trust’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. analysts anticipate that Brandywine Realty Trust will post 1.32 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 18th. Investors of record on Wednesday, October 4th were issued a $0.16 dividend. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, October 3rd. Brandywine Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio is currently 400.03%.
Several analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Brandywine Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. KeyCorp reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust in a report on Sunday, September 24th. BidaskClub cut Brandywine Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. ValuEngine upgraded Brandywine Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. restated a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price target on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust in a report on Friday, October 20th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. Brandywine Realty Trust has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $17.58.
In related news, Director Anthony A. Sr Nichols, Sr. sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.41, for a total value of $87,050.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 60,237 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,048,726.17. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 1.76% of the stock is owned by company 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.
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