Resolution Capital Ltd grew its holdings in shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE) by 1.3% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,636,226 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 20,571 shares during the period. Washington Real Estate Investment Trust makes up about 2.5% of Resolution Capital Ltd’s holdings, making the stock its 17th biggest position. Resolution Capital Ltd owned approximately 2.13% of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust worth $53,603,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. FMR LLC boosted its stake in shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust by 30.2% during the 1st quarter. FMR LLC now owns 1,822,600 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $57,010,000 after acquiring an additional 422,859 shares in the last quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust by 2.7% during the 1st quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 126,784 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $3,966,000 after acquiring an additional 3,383 shares in the last quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans boosted its stake in shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust by 6.8% during the 1st quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 18,815 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $589,000 after acquiring an additional 1,200 shares in the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust by 5.6% during the 1st quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 683,959 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $21,394,000 after acquiring an additional 36,092 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust by 7.1% during the 1st quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,026,310 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $32,103,000 after acquiring an additional 68,401 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 85.03% of the company’s stock.

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WRE has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Washington Real Estate Investment Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. BidaskClub raised Washington Real Estate Investment Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and set a $33.00 price target on shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust in a research note on Friday, July 14th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. set a $33.00 price target on Washington Real Estate Investment Trust and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $34.00 price target on shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust in a research note on Tuesday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $34.36.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 5th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 20th will be given a $0.30 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 19th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.73%. Washington Real Estate Investment Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 400.00%.

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Profile

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust is a self-administered equity real estate investment trust. The Company’s business consists of the ownership and operation of real property in the greater Washington metro region. The Company owns a diversified portfolio of office buildings, multifamily buildings and retail centers.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE)

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