Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by equities research analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. They currently have a $8.75 price target on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods’ price objective indicates a potential upside of 5.17% from the company’s previous close.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Arbor Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 16th.

Shares of Arbor Realty Trust (ABR) traded down 1.07% during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $8.32. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 180,889 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $431.39 million, a P/E ratio of 7.47 and a beta of 0.69. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $8.27 and its 200 day moving average price is $7.94. Arbor Realty Trust has a 12-month low of $6.92 and a 12-month high of $8.99.

Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May 5th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.11. Arbor Realty Trust had a return on equity of 10.63% and a net margin of 52.33%. The business had revenue of $33.53 million during the quarter. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Arbor Realty Trust will post $0.96 earnings per share for the current year.

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Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its position in Arbor Realty Trust by 0.5% in the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 37,547 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $315,000 after buying an additional 171 shares during the last quarter. Sii Investments Inc. WI boosted its position in Arbor Realty Trust by 0.4% in the first quarter. Sii Investments Inc. WI now owns 80,956 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $679,000 after buying an additional 356 shares during the last quarter. Omega Advisors Inc. boosted its position in Arbor Realty Trust by 0.6% in the first quarter. Omega Advisors Inc. now owns 70,440 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $590,000 after buying an additional 440 shares during the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its position in Arbor Realty Trust by 7.9% in the first quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 20,700 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $174,000 after buying an additional 1,515 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Baird Financial Group Inc. boosted its position in Arbor Realty Trust by 1.4% in the first quarter. Baird Financial Group Inc. now owns 190,269 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,594,000 after buying an additional 2,677 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 36.82% of the company’s stock.

Arbor Realty Trust Company Profile

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc is a real estate investment trust. The Company invests in a portfolio of structured finance assets in the multifamily and commercial real estate markets, primarily consisting of bridge and mezzanine loans, including junior participating interests in first mortgages, preferred and direct equity.

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