Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN) Stock Price

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News articles about Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) have trended positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Brandywine Realty Trust earned a daily sentiment score of 0.34 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.1406586250932 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, July 14th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $18.00.

Shares of NYSE BDN opened at $16.47 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $2.99 billion, a PE ratio of 12.57, a PEG ratio of 2.18 and a beta of 0.91. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.05, a current ratio of 2.85 and a quick ratio of 2.85. Brandywine Realty Trust has a 1 year low of $15.20 and a 1 year high of $18.69.

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 19th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.34 by ($0.27). Brandywine Realty Trust had a net margin of 28.08% and a return on equity of 8.38%. The company had revenue of $133.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $136.68 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.32 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.7% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts expect that Brandywine Realty Trust will post 1.37 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, Director James C. Diggs sold 5,234 shares of Brandywine Realty Trust stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, July 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.09, for a total value of $84,215.06. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 39,734 shares in the company, valued at approximately $639,320.06. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, EVP William D. Redd sold 30,000 shares of Brandywine Realty Trust stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.45, for a total transaction of $493,500.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 64,643 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,063,377.35. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 43,234 shares of company stock valued at $710,625 in the last quarter. 1.84% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Brandywine Realty Trust Company Profile

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) is one of the largest, publicly traded, full-service, integrated real estate companies in the United States with a core focus in the Philadelphia, Washington, DC, and Austin markets. Organized as a real estate investment trust (REIT), we own, develop, lease and manage an urban, town center and transit-oriented portfolio comprising 184 properties and 25.3 million square feet as of June 30, 2018, which excludes assets held for sale.

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