Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) was down 1% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $16.63 and last traded at $16.63, with a volume of 623,265 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $16.80.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on BDN shares. Barclays PLC raised their target price on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from $13.00 to $15.00 in a report on Monday, March 21st. Mizuho raised their target price on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from $16.00 to $17.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, April 21st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, June 22nd. Evercore ISI cut shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, April 22nd. Finally, Citigroup Inc. raised their target price on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from $15.00 to $16.50 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, July 7th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. Brandywine Realty Trust currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $15.77.

The stock’s market cap is $2.90 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average is $16.09 and its 200 day moving average is $14.17.

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 20th. The company reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.31. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.32 earnings per share. The business had revenue of $136.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $138.03 million. The company’s revenue was down 9.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts anticipate that Brandywine Realty Trust will post $1.30 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, July 20th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, July 6th will be given a dividend of $0.16 per share. This is a boost from Brandywine Realty Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.15. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 1st. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.84%.

In other Brandywine Realty Trust news, CEO Gerard H. Sweeney sold 60,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.74, for a total transaction of $944,400.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

A number of large investors have made changes to their positions in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 0.9% in the fourth quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 24,953,151 shares of the company’s stock worth $340,861,000 after buying an additional 234,041 shares during the last quarter. Waterfront Capital Partners LLC raised its stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 49.5% in the fourth quarter. Waterfront Capital Partners LLC now owns 1,270,631 shares of the company’s stock worth $17,357,000 after buying an additional 420,631 shares during the last quarter. Russell Frank Co raised its stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 249.9% in the fourth quarter. Russell Frank Co now owns 554,654 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,620,000 after buying an additional 396,153 shares during the last quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D raised its stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 10.1% in the fourth quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D now owns 517,500 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,070,000 after buying an additional 47,500 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Teacher Retirement System of Texas raised its stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 1,403.6% in the fourth quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 331,586 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,529,000 after buying an additional 309,533 shares during the last quarter.

Brandywine Realty Trust is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Trust provides leasing, property management, development, redevelopment, acquisition and other tenant-related services for a portfolio of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use properties. The Trust owns its assets and conducts its operations through the Brandywine Operating Partnership, L.P.

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