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Stock analysts at Capital One Financial Corp. started coverage on shares of Parkway Properties (NYSE:PKY) in a report issued on Tuesday. The firm set an “equal weight” rating on the stock.

Shares of Parkway Properties (NYSE:PKY) opened at 20.88 on Tuesday. Parkway Properties has a one year low of $15.95 and a one year high of $21.80. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $20.92 and its 200-day moving average is $19.57. The company’s market cap is $2.165 billion.

Parkway Properties (NYSE:PKY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 7th. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $110.46 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $105.32 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.28 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 52.1% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Parkway Properties will post $1.40 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, September 24th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 10th will be given a dividend of $0.1875 per share. This represents a $0.75 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 8th.

A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on PKY. Analysts at Raymond James reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Parkway Properties in a research note on Monday, August 18th. They now have a $21.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at RBC Capital raised their price target on shares of Parkway Properties from $21.00 to $24.00 in a research note on Thursday, August 14th. Finally, analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Parkway Properties from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 31st. They now have a $23.40 price target on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Parkway Properties has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $21.04.

In other Parkway Properties news, Director James A. Thomas sold 2,700 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.77, for a total value of $56,079.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Parkway Properties, Inc (NYSE:PKY), is a self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing in the ownership of office properties in higher growth submarkets in the Sunbelt region of the United States.

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