Telemetry Investments L.L.C. raised its stake in Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) by 1.5% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 26,500 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 385 shares during the period. Telemetry Investments L.L.C.’s holdings in Government Properties Income Trust were worth $182,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of GOV. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in shares of Government Properties Income Trust by 0.9% during the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,680,894 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $26,642,000 after buying an additional 15,572 shares during the period. Engineers Gate Manager LP bought a new position in Government Properties Income Trust during the third quarter worth $146,000. Private Advisor Group LLC bought a new position in Government Properties Income Trust during the third quarter worth $134,000. LSV Asset Management boosted its stake in Government Properties Income Trust by 5.8% during the third quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 1,740,790 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $19,653,000 after acquiring an additional 95,010 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Opera Trading Capital bought a new position in Government Properties Income Trust during the third quarter worth $2,249,000. Institutional investors own 63.45% of the company’s stock.

Several research analysts recently issued reports on GOV shares. FBR & Co set a $23.00 target price on shares of Government Properties Income Trust and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 20th. DA Davidson increased their target price on shares of Government Properties Income Trust from $3.00 to $7.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, December 21st. BidaskClub lowered shares of Government Properties Income Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 28th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “sell” rating and set a $8.00 target price on shares of Government Properties Income Trust in a research note on Tuesday, November 20th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. Government Properties Income Trust currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.83.

NASDAQ GOV traded up $0.34 on Friday, hitting $28.83. 454,377 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,871,847. The firm has a market cap of $2.83 billion, a PE ratio of 14.27, a P/E/G ratio of 0.95 and a beta of 1.50. Government Properties Income Trust has a 12 month low of $6.54 and a 12 month high of $18.70. The company has a quick ratio of 1.73, a current ratio of 1.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.73.

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Government Properties Income Trust Profile

Government Properties Income Trust is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which primarily owns properties located throughout the United States that are majority leased to government tenants and office properties in the metropolitan Washington, DC market area that are leased to government and private sector tenants.

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