Equities analysts forecast that Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) will post earnings of $0.34 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Five analysts have issued estimates for Brandywine Realty Trust’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.37 and the lowest is $0.32. Brandywine Realty Trust reported earnings of ($0.08) per share during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 525%. The firm is expected to issue its next earnings report on Tuesday, January 30th.

On average, analysts expect that Brandywine Realty Trust will report full-year earnings of $1.32 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.31 to $1.36. For the next fiscal year, analysts forecast that the business will report earnings of $1.42 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.37 to $1.51. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that that provide coverage for Brandywine Realty Trust.

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 18th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by ($0.24). Brandywine Realty Trust had a net margin of 6.81% and a return on equity of 2.12%. The company had revenue of $128.43 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $131.16 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.33 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on BDN. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. BidaskClub raised shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 26th. KeyCorp reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust in a research report on Sunday, September 24th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 price objective on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $17.58.

Shares of Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) traded down $0.03 on Wednesday, reaching $17.72. 1,010,800 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,247,456. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.08, a quick ratio of 1.83 and a current ratio of 1.83. Brandywine Realty Trust has a 1 year low of $14.72 and a 1 year high of $18.18. The company has a market capitalization of $3,114.73, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.05, a P/E/G ratio of 2.68 and a beta of 1.04.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 18th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 4th were given a dividend of $0.16 per share. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, October 3rd. Brandywine Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 400.03%.

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In other Brandywine Realty Trust news, Director Anthony A. Sr Nichols, Sr. sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.41, for a total transaction of $87,050.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 60,237 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,048,726.17. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 1.76% of the company’s stock.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC bought a new stake in Brandywine Realty Trust during the second quarter worth $180,000. Adviser Investments LLC acquired a new position in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust in the third quarter valued at $182,000. Forward Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 5.1% in the second quarter. Forward Management LLC now owns 10,608 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $186,000 after purchasing an additional 513 shares during the last quarter. Koch Industries Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust in the second quarter valued at $212,000. Finally, Paragon Capital Management Ltd increased its holdings in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 49.3% in the second quarter. Paragon Capital Management Ltd now owns 14,944 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $262,000 after purchasing an additional 4,935 shares during the last quarter. 99.11% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Brandywine Realty Trust Company Profile

Brandywine Realty Trust is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company operates through five segments: Pennsylvania Suburbs, Philadelphia Central Business District (CBD), Metropolitan Washington, DC, Austin, Texas, and Other. The Pennsylvania Suburbs segment includes properties in Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties in the Philadelphia suburbs.

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