Equities research analysts forecast that Arbor Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:ABR) will report $0.20 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Zero analysts have issued estimates for Arbor Realty Trust’s earnings. Arbor Realty Trust reported earnings per share of $0.21 in the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year over year growth rate of 4.8%. The company is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings report on Friday, March 2nd.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Arbor Realty Trust will report full year earnings of $1.00 per share for the current year. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the business will post earnings of $0.88 per share. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for Arbor Realty Trust.

Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November 3rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.08. Arbor Realty Trust had a net margin of 57.54% and a return on equity of 11.61%. The company had revenue of $42.14 million during the quarter.

ABR has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. initiated coverage on shares of Arbor Realty Trust in a report on Thursday, December 21st. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $8.50 price target for the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Arbor Realty Trust from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. Arbor Realty Trust presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $8.94.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. purchased a new stake in Arbor Realty Trust during the third quarter valued at about $107,000. Prudential Financial Inc. purchased a new stake in Arbor Realty Trust during the second quarter valued at about $110,000. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. purchased a new stake in Arbor Realty Trust during the second quarter valued at about $133,000. Edge Wealth Management LLC purchased a new stake in Arbor Realty Trust during the fourth quarter valued at about $180,000. Finally, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC lifted its stake in Arbor Realty Trust by 98.8% during the second quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 31,367 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $262,000 after buying an additional 15,587 shares in the last quarter. 45.67% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Shares of Arbor Realty Trust (ABR) traded up $0.05 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $8.49. 261,200 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 450,691. Arbor Realty Trust has a 52 week low of $7.11 and a 52 week high of $8.99. The company has a quick ratio of 13.19, a current ratio of 13.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.72. The firm has a market cap of $518.92, a P/E ratio of 8.41 and a beta of 0.63.

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About Arbor Realty Trust

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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