Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN)’s share price reached a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $13.69 and last traded at $13.98, with a volume of 1028030 shares. The stock had previously closed at $14.40.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. Citigroup decreased their target price on Brandywine Realty Trust from $16.50 to $15.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 30th. Zacks Investment Research raised Brandywine Realty Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 23rd. Raymond James decreased their target price on Brandywine Realty Trust from $18.00 to $17.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 23rd. Barclays reissued a “hold” rating and set a $16.00 target price on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust in a research note on Sunday, October 14th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Brandywine Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 3rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $17.14.

The company has a quick ratio of 2.24, a current ratio of 2.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.56 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.72, a PEG ratio of 1.89 and a beta of 0.96.

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 17th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by ($0.27). Brandywine Realty Trust had a return on equity of 4.98% and a net margin of 16.26%. The company had revenue of $135.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $136.73 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.35 EPS. Brandywine Realty Trust’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts forecast that Brandywine Realty Trust will post 1.37 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 22nd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 8th will be issued a dividend of $0.19 per share. This is an increase from Brandywine Realty Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.18. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, January 7th. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.42%. Brandywine Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio is 54.96%.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its holdings in Brandywine Realty Trust by 0.5% during the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 25,554,896 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $401,723,000 after purchasing an additional 132,787 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 9.1% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 14,476,362 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $244,363,000 after acquiring an additional 1,207,466 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its holdings in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 7.6% in the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 9,590,384 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $150,760,000 after acquiring an additional 677,156 shares during the last quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. increased its holdings in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 1.8% in the 3rd quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 5,175,632 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $81,361,000 after acquiring an additional 91,150 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Morgan Stanley increased its holdings in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 43.5% in the 2nd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 3,571,044 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $60,280,000 after acquiring an additional 1,082,940 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 96.40% of the company’s stock.

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About Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN)

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) is one of the largest, publicly traded, full-service, integrated real estate companies in the United States with a core focus in the Philadelphia, Washington, DC, and Austin markets. Organized as a real estate investment trust (REIT), we own, develop, lease and manage an urban, town center and transit-oriented portfolio comprising 184 properties and 25.3 million square feet as of September 30, 2018, which excludes assets held for sale.

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