Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) Holdings Raised by Barclays PLC

Barclays PLC grew its holdings in Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) by 5.0% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 184,217 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 8,769 shares during the quarter. Barclays PLC owned 0.25% of Federal Realty Investment Trust worth $21,744,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust by 2.1% during the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 8,090,383 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $954,987,000 after buying an additional 162,586 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its position in shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust by 18.1% during the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 5,151,220 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $651,475,000 after buying an additional 787,694 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp boosted its position in shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust by 4.1% during the fourth quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 1,237,988 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $146,133,000 after buying an additional 48,581 shares during the period. Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust by 9.3% during the fourth quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 1,222,569 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $144,110,000 after buying an additional 103,768 shares during the period. Finally, Resolution Capital Ltd boosted its position in shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust by 7.4% during the fourth quarter. Resolution Capital Ltd now owns 1,152,577 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $136,050,000 after buying an additional 79,780 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 89.71% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NYSE FRT opened at $132.68 on Friday. Federal Realty Investment Trust has a 52 week low of $110.66 and a 52 week high of $136.91. The company has a quick ratio of 1.33, a current ratio of 1.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.40. The company has a market cap of $9.87 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.30, a P/E/G ratio of 4.13 and a beta of 0.51.

Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 13th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.71 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.57 by ($0.86). Federal Realty Investment Trust had a net margin of 26.42% and a return on equity of 10.73%. The company had revenue of $235.38 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $235.70 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.67 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities research analysts anticipate that Federal Realty Investment Trust will post 6.39 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 14th will be given a dividend of $1.02 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 13th. This represents a $4.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.08%. Federal Realty Investment Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 65.49%.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on FRT. Zacks Investment Research cut Federal Realty Investment Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 16th. Citigroup upped their price objective on Federal Realty Investment Trust from $146.00 to $148.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, February 25th. Mizuho cut Federal Realty Investment Trust from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $140.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Thursday, March 7th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $135.00 price objective on shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust in a research report on Thursday, February 14th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Federal Realty Investment Trust presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $139.50.

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Federal Realty Investment Trust Profile

Federal Realty is a recognized leader in the ownership, operation and redevelopment of high-quality retail based properties located primarily in major coastal markets from Washington, DC to Boston as well as San Francisco and Los Angeles. Founded in 1962, Federal Realty's mission is to deliver long term, sustainable growth through investing in densely populated, affluent communities where retail demand exceeds supply.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT)

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