Shares of Easterly Government Properties Inc. (NYSE:DEA) traded down 2% during mid-day trading on Monday . The stock traded as low as $19.15 and last traded at $19.55, with a volume of 134,182 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $19.95.

Several analysts have issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Easterly Government Properties from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 18th. Citigroup Inc. upped their price objective on Easterly Government Properties from $17.00 to $19.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 7th.

The firm has a market capitalization of $473.69 million and a PE ratio of 268.49. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $19.76 and a 200-day moving average price of $18.47.

Easterly Government Properties (NYSE:DEA) last issued its earnings results on Monday, August 8th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.30. The firm earned $24.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $23.53 million. The business’s revenue was up 29.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.26 EPS. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Easterly Government Properties Inc. will post $1.20 EPS for the current year.

Easterly Government Properties, Inc is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is focused primarily on the acquisition, development and management of Class A commercial properties that are leased to the United States Government agencies, such as the Drug Enforcement Administration, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Internal Revenue Service, Patent and Trademark Office, Customs and Border Protection, U.S.

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