Brookfield Property Partners LP (NYSE:BPY) shares saw unusually-strong trading volume on Tuesday . Approximately 233,146 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 40% from the previous session’s volume of 167,010 shares.The stock last traded at $22.60 and had previously closed at $22.41.

Several analysts have commented on BPY shares. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 price objective on shares of Brookfield Property Partners in a research note on Friday, May 6th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Brookfield Property Partners from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, March 21st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Brookfield Property Partners from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $27.40.

The stock has a market capitalization of $6.03 billion and a PE ratio of 7.95. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $23.80 and its 200-day moving average is $22.41.

Brookfield Property Partners (NYSE:BPY) last released its earnings results on Friday, May 6th. The company reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $1.21 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.22 billion. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Brookfield Property Partners LP will post $2.89 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 30th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, May 31st were paid a $0.28 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, May 26th. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.85%.

Other institutional investors recently made changes to their positions in the company. ING Groep bought a new position in shares of Brookfield Property Partners during the third quarter valued at approximately $2,853,000. Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Brookfield Property Partners by 3.0% in the fourth quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 2,291,431 shares of the company’s stock valued at $53,253,000 after buying an additional 66,351 shares in the last quarter. Advantus Capital Management Inc bought a new position in shares of Brookfield Property Partners during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $1,301,000. Bank of Montreal Can raised its position in shares of Brookfield Property Partners by 2.3% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 803,652 shares of the company’s stock valued at $18,677,000 after buying an additional 18,447 shares in the last quarter. Finally, CI Investments Inc. raised its position in shares of Brookfield Property Partners by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. CI Investments Inc. now owns 4,369,414 shares of the company’s stock valued at $101,545,000 after buying an additional 17,400 shares in the last quarter.

Brookfield Property Partners L.P. is a commercial property Company. The Company owns, operates and invests in office, retail, multifamily and industrial assets. The Company’s operating segments include Office, Retail, Industrial, Multifamily, Hotels, Triple Net Lease, and Corporate. Triple Net Lease includes Capital Automotive Real Estate Services Inc (CARS), which owns the real estate for more than 300 automotive dealerships across North America and leases it on a triple net lease basis.

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