Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to be sold


Brandywine Real Estate Trust (NYSE: BDNGet a rating) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note published on Monday, Zacks.com reports.

According to Zacks, “Brandywine Realty Trust is a self-managed, self-managed, fully integrated real estate investment trust active in the acquisition, development, redevelopment, leasing and management of suburban office and industrial properties. The company’s portfolio includes approximately 151 office buildings and 28 industrial facilities. Some of the properties serve as flexible facilities, accommodating offices, warehouses and research and development activities. “

Several other analysts have also released reports on the company. StockNews.com upgraded Brandywine Realty Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a Thursday, April 14 report. Truist Financial has downgraded Brandywine Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a target price of $15.00 for the stock. in a report on Tuesday, January 18.

NDB traded down $0.34 during Monday trading hours, hitting $12.58. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,266,841 shares, compared to an average volume of 1,771,660. Brandywine Realty Trust has a 52-week low of $12.23 and a 52-week high of 15.16 $. The company’s 50-day moving average is $13.36 and its 200-day moving average is $13.57. The company has a debt ratio of 1.19, a quick ratio of 1.38 and a current ratio of 1.72. The company has a market capitalization of $2.16 billion, a PE ratio of 179.71, a growth price-earnings ratio of 3.59 and a beta of 1.11.

Brandywine Real Estate Trust (NYSE: BDNGet a rating) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 20. The real estate investment trust reported earnings per share of $0.03 for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.34 per ($0.31). The company posted revenue of $127.50 million for the quarter, versus a consensus estimate of $126.45 million. Brandywine Realty Trust had a return on equity of 0.66% and a net margin of 2.30%. The company’s quarterly revenue increased 5.5% year over year. In the same quarter of the previous year, the company achieved EPS of $0.35. Stock analysts expect Brandywine Realty Trust to post 1.38 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently changed their holdings in the company. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 5.7% during the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 33,221,207 shares of the real estate investment trust worth $445,828,000 after acquiring an additional 1,804,444 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp increased its stake in Brandywine Realty Trust by 6.1% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 11,773,105 shares of the real estate investment trust worth $157,995,000 after buying an additional 673,291 shares last quarter. Nuveen Asset Management LLC increased its stake in Brandywine Realty Trust by 7.3% in the fourth quarter. Nuveen Asset Management LLC now owns 3,885,739 shares of the real estate investment trust worth $52,147,000 after purchasing an additional 265,193 shares in the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Brandywine Realty Trust by 0.9% in the third quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 3,424,912 shares of the real estate investment trust worth $45,962,000 after purchasing an additional 30,702 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in Brandywine Realty Trust by 1.3% in the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 3,181,102 shares of the real estate investment trust worth $42,692,000 after purchasing an additional 41,530 shares in the last quarter.

Company Profile Brandywine Realty Trust (Get a rating)

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) is one of the largest publicly traded full-service integrated real estate companies in the United States, with a particular focus on the Philadelphia, Austin and Washington, DC markets. Organized as a real estate investment trust (REIT), we own, develop, lease and manage an urban, downtown and transit-oriented portfolio comprising 175 properties and 24.7 million square feet as of December 31, 2020 , which excludes assets held for sale.

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