Media headlines about Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Brandywine Realty Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.33 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.1533031567705 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE BDN) opened at $17.39 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.83, a current ratio of 1.83 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.08. The stock has a market cap of $3,050.00, a PE ratio of 108.69, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.89 and a beta of 1.02. Brandywine Realty Trust has a twelve month low of $15.63 and a twelve month high of $18.69.
Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 18th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by ($0.24). The business had revenue of $128.43 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $131.16 million. Brandywine Realty Trust had a net margin of 6.81% and a return on equity of 2.12%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.33 EPS. equities research analysts expect that Brandywine Realty Trust will post 1.32 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 23rd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 9th will be issued a $0.18 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Monday, January 8th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.14%. This is an increase from Brandywine Realty Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.16. Brandywine Realty Trust’s payout ratio is currently 450.00%.
A number of brokerages have recently commented on BDN. KeyCorp reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust in a research report on Sunday, September 24th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Evercore ISI raised shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from an “in-line” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, December 4th. Finally, SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 target price on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust in a report on Friday, October 20th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Brandywine Realty Trust currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $18.40.
In other news, Director Anthony A. Sr Nichols, Sr. sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred 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 directly owns 60,237 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,048,726.17. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, insider Gerard H. Sweeney sold 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred 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. Insiders sold a total of 34,241 shares of company stock valued at $628,301 in the last three months. Insiders own 1.76% of the company’s stock.
Brandywine Realty Trust Company Profile
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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