Shares of Arbor Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:ABR) have received an average broker rating score of 1.67 (Buy) from the three brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a strong buy rating on the company. Arbor Realty Trust’s rating score has declined by 67% from 90 days ago as a result of various analysts’ upgrades and downgrades.

Brokers have set a 12-month consensus price target of $8.75 for the company and are forecasting that the company will post $0.20 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Arbor Realty Trust an industry rank of 216 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.

A number of equities analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Arbor Realty Trust from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. assumed coverage on Arbor Realty Trust in a report on Thursday, December 21st. They set a “neutral” rating and a $8.50 target price for the company.

Shares of Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR) traded down $0.07 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $8.51. The company had a trading volume of 294,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 470,556. Arbor Realty Trust has a 12 month low of $7.11 and a 12 month high of $8.99. The stock has a market cap of $525.71, a PE ratio of 8.43 and a beta of 0.63. The company has a quick ratio of 13.19, a current ratio of 13.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.72.

Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR) last announced its earnings results on Friday, November 3rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.18 by $0.08. Arbor Realty Trust had a return on equity of 11.61% and a net margin of 57.54%. The company had revenue of $42.14 million during the quarter. equities research analysts anticipate that Arbor Realty Trust will post 1 EPS for the current year.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. GSA Capital Partners LLP raised its position in Arbor Realty Trust by 97.2% in the 3rd quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 141,199 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,158,000 after purchasing an additional 69,606 shares in the last quarter. Magnetar Financial LLC raised its position in Arbor Realty Trust by 155.1% in the 3rd quarter. Magnetar Financial LLC now owns 66,081 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $542,000 after purchasing an additional 40,179 shares in the last quarter. Mackenzie Financial Corp raised its position in Arbor Realty Trust by 53.4% in the 3rd quarter. Mackenzie Financial Corp now owns 190,000 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,558,000 after purchasing an additional 66,160 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Arbor Realty Trust in the 3rd quarter valued at about $807,000. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its position in Arbor Realty Trust by 31.3% in the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 52,889 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $434,000 after purchasing an additional 12,622 shares in the last quarter. 45.67% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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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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