Analysts predict that Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR) will post earnings per share (EPS) of $0.20 for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Zero analysts have provided estimates for Arbor Realty Trust’s earnings. Arbor Realty Trust reported earnings of $0.40 per share during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year-over-year growth rate of 50%. The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings report on Friday, March 2nd.

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

Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November 3rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate 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 for the quarter.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Arbor Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $9.50 price target on the stock in a research note on Thursday, November 9th.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in ABR. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Arbor Realty Trust in the 3rd quarter valued at $107,000. Prudential Financial Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Arbor Realty Trust in the 2nd quarter valued at $110,000. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Arbor Realty Trust in the 2nd quarter valued at $133,000. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC lifted its stake in shares of Arbor Realty Trust by 98.8% in the 2nd quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 31,367 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $262,000 after purchasing an additional 15,587 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd acquired a new position in shares of Arbor Realty Trust in the 2nd quarter valued at $291,000. 45.68% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR) opened at $8.71 on Friday. Arbor Realty Trust has a 12 month low of $6.92 and a 12 month high of $8.99. The company has a market capitalization of $531.88, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.53 and a beta of 0.62. 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 also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th were paid a $0.19 dividend. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, November 14th. This is a positive change from Arbor Realty Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.18. Arbor Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio is 64.96%.

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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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