News articles about Kilroy Realty (NYSE:KRC) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kilroy Realty earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.6870585962897 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Robert W. Baird lowered shares of Kilroy Realty from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, January 8th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $79.00 price target on shares of Kilroy Realty in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Kilroy Realty from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 21st. Citigroup upgraded shares of Kilroy Realty from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $77.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, February 27th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada restated a “hold” rating and issued a $75.00 target price on shares of Kilroy Realty in a report on Friday, February 16th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $76.30.
KRC stock traded down $0.18 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $69.08. The stock had a trading volume of 413,234 shares, compared to its average volume of 542,845. The firm has a market cap of $6,957.87, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.32, a PEG ratio of 2.81 and a beta of 0.67. The company has a quick ratio of 1.32, a current ratio of 1.32 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.59. Kilroy Realty has a 1-year low of $62.91 and a 1-year high of $77.70.
Kilroy Realty (NYSE:KRC) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.85. The business had revenue of $177.56 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $176.64 million. Kilroy Realty had a net margin of 22.90% and a return on equity of 4.22%. Kilroy Realty’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.87 earnings per share. research analysts expect that Kilroy Realty will post 3.56 earnings per share for the current year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, April 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 29th were issued a $0.425 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, March 28th. This represents a $1.70 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.46%. Kilroy Realty’s payout ratio is 50.00%.
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Kilroy Realty Company Profile
Kilroy Realty Corporation (KRC), a publicly traded real estate investment trust and member of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, is one of the West Coast's premier landlords. The company has over 70 years of experience developing, acquiring and managing office and mixed-use real estate assets. The company provides physical work environments that foster creativity and productivity and serves a broad roster of dynamic, innovation-driven tenants, including technology, entertainment, digital media and health care companies.
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