News coverage about Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) has trended positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Brandywine Realty Trust earned a news impact score of 0.33 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.0798859517701 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
A number of research firms have recently weighed in on BDN. Stifel Nicolaus lowered shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and cut their price objective for the company from $19.00 to $17.00 in a research report on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 30th. Barclays boosted their price objective on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from $17.00 to $18.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 30th. KeyCorp raised shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “sector weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $21.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, December 19th. Finally, Evercore ISI raised shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from an “in-line” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Monday, December 4th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $18.60.
Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) opened at $16.04 on Wednesday. Brandywine Realty Trust has a 52-week low of $15.45 and a 52-week high of $18.69. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.05, a quick ratio of 3.64 and a current ratio of 3.64. The company has a market cap of $2,905.04, a P/E ratio of 24.68, a P/E/G ratio of 2.12 and a beta of 1.05.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 18th. Investors of record on Wednesday, April 4th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.49%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, April 3rd. Brandywine Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 110.77%.
In related news, CEO Gerard H. Sweeney sold 9,241 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.51, for a total transaction of $171,050.91. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 1.76% of the company’s stock.
About Brandywine Realty Trust
Brandywine Realty Trust is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company operates through five segments: Pennsylvania Suburbs, Philadelphia Central Business District (CBD), Metropolitan Washington, DC, Austin, Texas, and Other. The Pennsylvania Suburbs segment includes properties in Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties in the Philadelphia suburbs.
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