Douglas Emmett Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts (NYSE:DEI)
Shares of Douglas Emmett (NYSE:DEI) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the nine analysts that are presently covering the stock, Analyst RN reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $27.57.
In other Douglas Emmett news, major shareholder Dan A. Emmett unloaded 140,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.11, for a total transaction of $4,075,400.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Major shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.
Shares of Douglas Emmett (NYSE:DEI) opened at 29.11 on Wednesday. Douglas Emmett has a one year low of $22.27 and a one year high of $29.56. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $28.65 and a 200-day moving average of $27.21. The company has a market cap of $4.182 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 92.66.
Douglas Emmett (NYSE:DEI) last released its earnings data on Tuesday, May 6th. The company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $148.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $149.61 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.37 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Douglas Emmett will post $1.60 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms have recently commented on DEI. Analysts at Mizuho initiated coverage on shares of Douglas Emmett in a research note on Wednesday. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Douglas Emmett in a research note on Thursday, May 29th. They now have a $30.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $28.00. Finally, analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. downgraded shares of Douglas Emmett from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 13th.
Douglas Emmett, Inc is a self-administered and self-managed Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:DEI).
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