Equities research analysts expect Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) to report $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Five analysts have provided estimates for Brandywine Realty Trust’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.34 and the highest is $0.37. Brandywine Realty Trust reported earnings of $0.33 per share during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 6.1%. The business is expected to report its next earnings results on Wednesday, October 18th.

On average, analysts expect that Brandywine Realty Trust will report full-year earnings of $1.36 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.33 to $1.38. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the firm will post earnings of $1.48 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.42 to $1.52. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that cover Brandywine Realty Trust.

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.31. Brandywine Realty Trust had a net margin of 4.67% and a return on equity of 1.48%. The company had revenue of $127.79 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $134.07 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.32 EPS. Brandywine Realty Trust’s revenue for the quarter was up .5% on a year-over-year basis.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on BDN shares. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price objective for the company from $17.00 to $19.00 in a report on Thursday, April 20th. Mizuho upgraded shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price objective for the company from $16.00 to $19.00 in a report on Monday, July 10th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, July 8th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, Stephens upgraded shares of Brandywine Realty Trust to an “underweight” rating in a report on Monday, May 15th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $17.58.

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Shares of Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE BDN) traded down 0.84% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $16.58. 1,105,875 shares of the company traded hands. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $17.07 and a 200-day moving average of $16.82. Brandywine Realty Trust has a 52 week low of $14.04 and a 52 week high of $17.83. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.89 billion, a PE ratio of 188.41 and a beta of 1.05.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 21st. Investors of record on Friday, July 7th were given a $0.16 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, July 5th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.86%. Brandywine Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio is currently 800.10%.

In related news, insider Tom Wirth sold 2,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.90, for a total value of $42,250.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 110,473 shares in the company, valued at $1,866,993.70. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. 1.76% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY raised its stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 1.8% in the fourth quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 14,527 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $240,000 after buying an additional 256 shares in the last quarter. Telos Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 0.8% in the first quarter. Telos Capital Management Inc. now owns 37,828 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $614,000 after buying an additional 300 shares in the last quarter. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH raised its stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 0.5% in the second quarter. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH now owns 57,300 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,004,000 after buying an additional 300 shares in the last quarter. Forward Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 5.1% in the second quarter. Forward Management LLC now owns 10,608 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $186,000 after buying an additional 513 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 0.6% in the first quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 85,290 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,384,000 after buying an additional 520 shares in the last quarter.

Brandywine Realty Trust Company Profile

Brandywine Realty Trust is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company operates through five segments: Pennsylvania Suburbs, Philadelphia Central Business District (CBD), Metropolitan Washington, DC, Austin, Texas, and Other. The Pennsylvania Suburbs segment includes properties in Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties in the Philadelphia suburbs.

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