Shares of Arbor Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:ABR) have earned a consensus broker rating score of 1.67 (Buy) from the three brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have given a strong buy recommendation to the company. Arbor Realty Trust’s rating score has declined by 67% in the last 90 days as a result of a number of analysts’ ratings changes.

Brokers have set a 12 month consensus price objective of $8.75 for the company and are anticipating 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 227 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded 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 issued a “neutral” rating and a $8.50 price objective on the stock.

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of ABR. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in Arbor Realty Trust during the 3rd quarter worth $107,000. Prudential Financial Inc. acquired a new position in Arbor Realty Trust during the 2nd quarter worth $110,000. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. acquired a new position in Arbor Realty Trust during the 2nd quarter worth $133,000. Edge Wealth Management LLC acquired a new position in Arbor Realty Trust during the 4th quarter worth $180,000. Finally, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC grew its stake in Arbor Realty Trust by 98.8% during the 2nd quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 31,367 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $262,000 after purchasing an additional 15,587 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 45.67% of the company’s stock.

Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR) traded up $0.04 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $8.44. The company had a trading volume of 596,798 shares, compared to its average volume of 360,004. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.72, a current ratio of 13.19 and a quick ratio of 13.19. The stock has a market cap of $520.77, a P/E ratio of 7.21 and a beta of 0.63. Arbor Realty Trust has a 52-week low of $7.11 and a 52-week high of $8.99.

Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November 3rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $42.14 million for the quarter. Arbor Realty Trust had a return on equity of 11.61% and a net margin of 57.54%. sell-side analysts expect that Arbor Realty Trust will post 1 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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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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