Insider Buying: Robert E. Parsons, Jr. Purchases 3,800 Shares of Excel Trust Stock (EXL)
Excel Trust (NYSE:EXL) Director Robert E. Parsons, Jr. purchased 3,800 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 25th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $13.19 per share, with a total value of $50,122.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 33,244 shares in the company, valued at approximately $438,488. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
Separately, analysts at Barclays raised their price target on shares of Excel Trust from $12.00 to $13.00 in a research note on Tuesday, April 22nd. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. Excel Trust has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $13.38.
Shares of Excel Trust (NYSE:EXL) traded up 1.45% on Friday, hitting $13.25. The stock had a trading volume of 723,196 shares. Excel Trust has a 52 week low of $10.96 and a 52 week high of $14.09. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $13.22 and a 200-day moving average of $12.35. The company has a market cap of $642.0 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 61.90.
Excel Trust (NYSE:EXL) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 30th. The company reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $30.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $30.94 million. On average, analysts predict that Excel Trust will post $0.91 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Excel Trust, Inc is a vertically integrated, self-administered, self-managed real estate investment trust (NYSE:EXL).
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