165,110 Shares in Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (WRE) Acquired by Dean Investment Associates LLC

Dean Investment Associates LLC bought a new stake in shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE) during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 165,110 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $5,138,000. Dean Investment Associates LLC owned approximately 0.21% of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Citadel Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust during the second quarter worth approximately $203,000. Teacher Retirement System of Texas bought a new position in shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust during the third quarter valued at approximately $206,000. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust by 6.9% during the second quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 6,781 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $216,000 after purchasing an additional 437 shares in the last quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new position in shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust during the second quarter valued at approximately $242,000. Finally, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. bought a new position in shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust during the second quarter valued at approximately $254,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 84.63% of the company’s stock.

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE WRE) traded down $0.35 on Wednesday, reaching $25.97. 40,213 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 381,837. Washington Real Estate Investment Trust has a one year low of $25.43 and a one year high of $33.96. The company has a quick ratio of 1.30, a current ratio of 1.30 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.05. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,059.71, a PE ratio of 14.50, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 14.08 and a beta of 0.78.

A number of research firms have recently issued reports on WRE. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Capital One Financial restated an “overweight” rating on shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust in a research note on Monday, November 20th. SunTrust Banks set a $31.00 target price on shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, January 22nd. TheStreet downgraded shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $34.00 price objective on shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. Washington Real Estate Investment Trust currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $32.00.

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Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Company Profile

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust is a self-administered equity real estate investment trust. The Company’s business consists of the ownership and operation of real property in the greater Washington metro region. The Company owns a diversified portfolio of office buildings, multifamily buildings and retail centers.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE)

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