Insider Selling: Dan A. Emmett Sells 64,000 Shares of Douglas Emmett Stock (DEI)
Douglas Emmett (NYSE:DEI) Chairman Dan A. Emmett sold 64,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Friday, August 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.67, for a total transaction of $1,834,880.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
DEI has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus downgraded shares of Douglas Emmett from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, August 4th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Separately, analysts at Cowen and Company raised their price target on shares of Douglas Emmett from $3.00 to $27.00 in a research note on Tuesday, July 29th. Finally, analysts at Mizuho initiated coverage on shares of Douglas Emmett in a research note on Wednesday, July 23rd. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $28.00.
Douglas Emmett (NYSE:DEI) traded down 0.88% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $28.26. 298,499 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Douglas Emmett has a 52-week low of $22.27 and a 52-week high of $29.56. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $28.63 and its 200-day moving average is $27.77. The company has a market cap of $4.080 billion and a P/E ratio of 90.80.
Douglas Emmett (NYSE:DEI) last released its earnings data on Thursday, July 31st. The company reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters 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 $151.57 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.37 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Douglas Emmett will post $1.61 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Douglas Emmett, Inc is a self-administered and self-managed Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:DEI).
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