News coverage about Camden Property Trust (NYSE:CPT) has been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Camden Property Trust earned a news sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.0213264681021 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

A number of brokerages have weighed in on CPT. Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price target on Camden Property Trust from $91.00 to $95.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Mizuho restated a “hold” rating and set a $90.00 target price on shares of Camden Property Trust in a report on Sunday, October 15th. Deutsche Bank AG increased their target price on Camden Property Trust from $84.00 to $85.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 18th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. restated a “hold” rating and set a $93.00 target price on shares of Camden Property Trust in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, Robert W. Baird restated a “neutral” rating and set a $96.00 target price (up previously from $92.00) on shares of Camden Property Trust in a report on Friday, September 22nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Camden Property Trust currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $92.31.

Shares of Camden Property Trust (CPT) traded down $0.64 on Wednesday, hitting $93.18. The stock had a trading volume of 644,893 shares, compared to its average volume of 604,198. The company has a quick ratio of 1.94, a current ratio of 1.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.64. Camden Property Trust has a twelve month low of $76.89 and a twelve month high of $96.39. The firm has a market capitalization of $8,650.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.67, a PEG ratio of 3.80 and a beta of 0.42.

Camden Property Trust (NYSE:CPT) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The real estate investment trust reported $1.11 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.14 by ($0.03). Camden Property Trust had a net margin of 16.81% and a return on equity of 4.71%. The company had revenue of $228.18 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $226.41 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.13 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 3.6% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts predict that Camden Property Trust will post 4.53 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Camden Property Trust news, Chairman Richard J. Campo sold 379 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $94.44, for a total value of $35,792.76. Following the transaction, the chairman now owns 338,519 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $31,969,734.36. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Corporate insiders own 4.70% of the company’s stock.

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About Camden Property Trust

Camden Property Trust is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is engaged in the ownership, management, development, redevelopment, acquisition and construction of multifamily apartment communities. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned interests in, operated, or were developing 159 multifamily properties, which consisted of 55,366 apartment homes across the United States.

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