Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN) Stock Price

Media headlines about Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) have trended positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Brandywine Realty Trust earned a news impact score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.1298748174049 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

BDN has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Barclays raised their price objective on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from $17.00 to $18.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 30th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 30th. Stifel Nicolaus cut shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and decreased their price target for the company from $19.00 to $17.00 in a research note on Tuesday, March 13th. SunTrust Banks set a $18.00 price target on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, April 23rd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase decreased their price target on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from $18.00 to $17.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, April 24th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $18.17.

BDN opened at $15.75 on Wednesday. Brandywine Realty Trust has a one year low of $15.77 and a one year high of $16.05. The company has a current ratio of 3.74, a quick ratio of 3.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04. The company has a market cap of $2.93 billion, a PE ratio of 12.02, a P/E/G ratio of 2.17 and a beta of 0.98.

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 19th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by ($0.07). Brandywine Realty Trust had a net margin of 27.38% and a return on equity of 8.37%. The company had revenue of $136.36 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $133.17 million. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.32 earnings per share. Brandywine Realty Trust’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that Brandywine Realty Trust will post 1.37 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, April 18th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, April 4th were paid a $0.18 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, April 3rd. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.57%. Brandywine Realty Trust’s payout ratio is presently 54.96%.

Brandywine Realty Trust Company Profile

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) is one of the largest, publicly traded, full-service, integrated real estate companies in the United States with a core focus in the Philadelphia, Washington, DC, and Austin markets. Organized as a real estate investment trust (REIT), we own, develop, lease and manage an urban, town center and transit-oriented portfolio comprising 185 properties and 25.3 million square feet as of December 31, 2017, which excludes assets held for sale.

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