Media headlines about Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. 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 news impact score of 0.33 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.1745559961929 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on BDN. KeyCorp restated a “hold” rating on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust in a research note on Sunday, September 24th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Evercore ISI upgraded shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from an “in-line” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, December 4th. Finally, SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 price objective on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust in a research note on Friday, October 20th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Brandywine Realty Trust presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $18.40.
Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN) traded down $0.07 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $17.33. 738,500 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,214,113. The firm has a market cap of $3,050.00, a PE ratio of 108.31, a P/E/G ratio of 2.95 and a beta of 1.02. Brandywine Realty Trust has a 1 year low of $15.63 and a 1 year high of $18.69. The company has a current ratio of 1.83, a quick ratio of 1.83 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.08.
Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, October 18th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by ($0.24). The company had revenue of $128.43 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $131.16 million. Brandywine Realty Trust had a net margin of 6.81% and a return on equity of 2.12%. Brandywine Realty Trust’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.33 earnings per share. research analysts forecast that Brandywine Realty Trust will post 1.32 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 23rd. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share. This is a boost from Brandywine Realty Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.16. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.15%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, January 8th. Brandywine Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio is presently 450.00%.
In other news, Director Anthony A. Sr Nichols, Sr. sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.41, for a total value of $87,050.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 60,237 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,048,726.17. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, insider Gerard H. Sweeney sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, December 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.51, for a total transaction of $370,200.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 34,241 shares of company stock valued at $628,301. Corporate insiders own 1.76% of the company’s stock.
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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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