Kilroy Realty (NYSE:KRC) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds

Media coverage about Kilroy Realty (NYSE:KRC) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Kilroy Realty earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.3247197580854 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

KRC has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Evercore ISI raised Kilroy Realty from an “in-line” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $78.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Zacks Investment Research cut Kilroy Realty from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 15th. KeyCorp reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Kilroy Realty in a research note on Friday, August 25th. Bank of America downgraded Kilroy Realty from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and lowered their price target for the company from $80.00 to $77.00 in a report on Wednesday, August 16th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $77.00 price target on shares of Kilroy Realty in a report on Thursday, September 21st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $77.43.

Shares of Kilroy Realty (NYSE:KRC) traded down $0.13 on Wednesday, reaching $74.28. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 380,526 shares, compared to its average volume of 561,289. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63, a quick ratio of 1.85 and a current ratio of 1.85. The stock has a market capitalization of $7,320.00, a PE ratio of 21.93, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.97 and a beta of 0.79. Kilroy Realty has a fifty-two week low of $67.00 and a fifty-two week high of $78.33.

Kilroy Realty (NYSE:KRC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.86 by ($0.19). The company had revenue of $181.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $179.03 million. Kilroy Realty had a return on equity of 4.44% and a net margin of 23.77%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 7.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.92 EPS. equities research analysts forecast that Kilroy Realty will post 3.52 EPS for the current year.

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About Kilroy Realty

Kilroy Realty Corporation is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company operates through the office properties segment. It operates in office and mixed-use submarkets along the West Coast. It owns, develops, acquires and manages real estate assets, consisting primarily of Class A properties in the coastal regions of Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego County, the San Francisco Bay Area and Greater Seattle.

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