Shares of JBG SMITH Properties (NYSE:JBGS) have been assigned an average broker rating score of 5.00 (Strong Sell) from the one brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a strong sell rating.

Analysts have set a 1 year consensus price objective of $34.00 for the company and are anticipating that the company will post $0.48 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned JBG SMITH Properties an industry rank of 168 out of 255 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

Several analysts have issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded JBG SMITH Properties from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 31st. Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on JBG SMITH Properties in a research note on Thursday, June 21st. They set a “sell” rating and a $34.00 price objective on the stock.

JBGS traded down $0.15 on Friday, reaching $35.59. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 883,983 shares, compared to its average volume of 524,421. The company has a market capitalization of $4.43 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.58 and a beta of 0.08. JBG SMITH Properties has a 1 year low of $30.79 and a 1 year high of $38.91. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69, a quick ratio of 3.41 and a current ratio of 3.41.

In other JBG SMITH Properties news, CIO James Lee Iker sold 23,837 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.54, for a total transaction of $894,840.98. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 13.33% of the company’s stock.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. US Bancorp DE raised its stake in JBG SMITH Properties by 129.9% during the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 3,058 shares of the company’s stock valued at $112,000 after buying an additional 1,728 shares in the last quarter. Gideon Capital Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in JBG SMITH Properties during the second quarter valued at approximately $221,000. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC acquired a new stake in JBG SMITH Properties during the first quarter valued at approximately $230,000. Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of JBG SMITH Properties during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $238,000. Finally, Vident Investment Advisory LLC acquired a new stake in shares of JBG SMITH Properties during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $247,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 78.68% of the company’s stock.

About JBG SMITH Properties

JBG SMITH Properties, a real estate investment trust (REIT), owns, operates, invests in, and develops real estate assets in Washington, the United States. The company's assets consist of office, multifamily, and retail properties. As of December 31, 2017, its operating portfolio consisted of 69 operating assets comprising 51 office assets, 14 multifamily assets, and 4 other assets.

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