Weekly Research Analysts’ Ratings Updates for Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN)

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms:

  • 10/30/2018 – Brandywine Realty Trust had its price target lowered by analysts at Citigroup Inc from $16.50 to $15.00. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 10/23/2018 – Brandywine Realty Trust was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Brandywine Realty Trust is a self-administered, self-managed and fully integrated Real Estate Investment Trust active in acquiring, developing, redeveloping, leasing and managing suburban office and industrial properties. The company’s portfolio includes approximately 151 office properties and 28 industrial facilities. Certain of the Properties serve as flex facilities, accommodating office use, warehouse space and research and development activities. “
  • 10/23/2018 – Brandywine Realty Trust had its price target lowered by analysts at Raymond James from $18.00 to $17.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 10/17/2018 – Brandywine Realty Trust was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Brandywine Realty Trust is a self-administered, self-managed and fully integrated Real Estate Investment Trust active in acquiring, developing, redeveloping, leasing and managing suburban office and industrial properties. The company’s portfolio includes approximately 151 office properties and 28 industrial facilities. Certain of the Properties serve as flex facilities, accommodating office use, warehouse space and research and development activities. “
  • 10/14/2018 – Brandywine Realty Trust had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a $16.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/8/2018 – Brandywine Realty Trust was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Brandywine Realty Trust is a self-administered, self-managed and fully integrated Real Estate Investment Trust active in acquiring, developing, redeveloping, leasing and managing suburban office and industrial properties. The company’s portfolio includes approximately 151 office properties and 28 industrial facilities. Certain of the Properties serve as flex facilities, accommodating office use, warehouse space and research and development activities. “
  • 10/3/2018 – Brandywine Realty Trust was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.

BDN stock traded up $0.03 on Wednesday, reaching $14.26. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 48,716 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,654,279. Brandywine Realty Trust has a 12-month low of $13.92 and a 12-month high of $18.69. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.52 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.89, a PEG ratio of 1.87 and a beta of 0.92. The company has a quick ratio of 2.24, a current ratio of 2.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09.

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 17th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.35 by ($0.27). Brandywine Realty Trust had a return on equity of 4.98% and a net margin of 16.26%. The business had revenue of $135.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $136.73 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.35 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 5.1% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts anticipate that Brandywine Realty Trust will post 1.37 earnings per share for the current year.



The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, October 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 4th were issued a $0.18 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, October 3rd. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.05%. Brandywine Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 54.96%.

In other Brandywine Realty Trust news, EVP William D. Redd sold 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.45, for a total value of $493,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 64,643 shares in the company, valued at $1,063,377.35. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Anthony A. Sr Nichols, Sr. sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.67, for a total value of $83,350.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 61,193 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,020,087.31. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.84% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of BDN. Qube Research & Technologies Ltd bought a new position in Brandywine Realty Trust in the second quarter worth $103,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC increased its holdings in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 488.1% during the second quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 7,198 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $122,000 after acquiring an additional 5,974 shares in the last quarter. First Hawaiian Bank bought a new position in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust during the third quarter valued at $138,000. First Bank & Trust increased its holdings in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 136.5% during the second quarter. First Bank & Trust now owns 8,577 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $145,000 after acquiring an additional 4,950 shares in the last quarter. Finally, NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc increased its holdings in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 350.0% during the second quarter. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc now owns 10,800 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $183,000 after acquiring an additional 8,400 shares in the last quarter.

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 184 properties and 25.3 million square feet as of June 30, 2018, which excludes assets held for sale.

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