Shares of ARBOR RLTY TR I/SH (NYSE:ABR) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have given a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $12.14.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on ABR shares. ValuEngine lowered shares of ARBOR RLTY TR I/SH from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 1st. TheStreet lowered shares of ARBOR RLTY TR I/SH from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Friday, May 17th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of ARBOR RLTY TR I/SH from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 30th. Finally, BTIG Research set a $14.00 price objective on shares of ARBOR RLTY TR I/SH and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 17th.

Shares of ABR stock traded down $0.63 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $12.01. The stock had a trading volume of 66,258 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,233,739. The company has a quick ratio of 15.10, a current ratio of 15.10 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.09. ARBOR RLTY TR I/SH has a twelve month low of $9.62 and a twelve month high of $13.94. The company’s 50-day simple moving average is $12.30. The company has a market cap of $1.15 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.98 and a beta of 0.62.

ARBOR RLTY TR I/SH (NYSE:ABR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $82.17 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $73.10 million. ARBOR RLTY TR I/SH had a net margin of 44.17% and a return on equity of 13.20%. Analysts predict that ARBOR RLTY TR I/SH will post 1.15 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.28 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 14th. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 9.33%. ARBOR RLTY TR I/SH’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 92.56%.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of ABR. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of ARBOR RLTY TR I/SH in the first quarter worth approximately $26,000. Princeton Capital Management LLC lifted its position in shares of ARBOR RLTY TR I/SH by 128.6% in the first quarter. Princeton Capital Management LLC now owns 2,021 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $26,000 after purchasing an additional 1,137 shares in the last quarter. McIlrath & Eck LLC purchased a new stake in shares of ARBOR RLTY TR I/SH in the first quarter worth approximately $32,000. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of ARBOR RLTY TR I/SH in the first quarter worth approximately $39,000. Finally, Nordea Investment Management AB purchased a new stake in shares of ARBOR RLTY TR I/SH in the fourth quarter worth approximately $35,000. Institutional investors own 48.29% of the company’s stock.

ARBOR RLTY TR I/SH Company Profile

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc invests in a diversified portfolio of structured finance assets in the multifamily and commercial real estate markets. The company operates in two segments, Structured Business and Agency Business. It primarily invests in real estate-related bridge and mezzanine loans, including junior participating interests in first mortgages, and preferred and direct equity, as well as real estate-related notes and various mortgage-related securities.

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