Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve brokerages that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $18.10.

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Brandywine Realty Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, October 12th. SunTrust Banks reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 price target on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust in a report on Friday, October 20th. KeyCorp reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust in a report on Sunday, September 24th. ValuEngine raised Brandywine Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, BidaskClub raised Brandywine Realty Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 26th.

In other news, Director Anthony A. Sr Nichols, Sr. sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.41, for a total value of $87,050.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 60,237 shares in the company, valued at $1,048,726.17. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 1.76% of the company’s stock.

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Honeywell International Inc. raised its stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 27.8% in the third quarter. Honeywell International Inc. now owns 103,842 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,816,000 after purchasing an additional 22,557 shares during the last quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 35.0% in the second quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 414,481 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $7,266,000 after purchasing an additional 107,354 shares during the last quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. raised its stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 3.4% in the second quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 5,346,730 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $93,728,000 after purchasing an additional 175,935 shares during the last quarter. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL raised its stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 90.9% in the second quarter. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL now owns 114,900 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $2,014,000 after purchasing an additional 54,700 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Citigroup Inc. raised its stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 24.2% in the second quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 171,626 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $3,009,000 after purchasing an additional 33,434 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 98.88% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE BDN) traded up $0.16 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $17.36. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,037,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,231,694. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.08, a quick ratio of 1.83 and a current ratio of 1.83. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,040.00, a P/E ratio of 12.82, a PEG ratio of 3.20 and a beta of 1.04. Brandywine Realty Trust has a fifty-two week low of $14.99 and a fifty-two week high of $18.18.

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 18th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.35 by ($0.24). The business had revenue of $128.43 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $131.16 million. Brandywine Realty Trust had a return on equity of 2.12% and a net margin of 6.81%. Brandywine Realty Trust’s revenue was down 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.33 EPS. analysts expect that Brandywine Realty Trust will post 1.32 EPS for the current year.

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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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