Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) will be issuing its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, October 31st. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.55 per share for the quarter. Federal Realty Investment Trust has set its FY18 guidance at $6.13-6.23 EPS.

Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 1st. The real estate investment trust reported $1.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $224.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $223.56 million. Federal Realty Investment Trust had a net margin of 31.64% and a return on equity of 12.76%. The business’s revenue was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.49 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect Federal Realty Investment Trust to post $6 EPS for the current fiscal year and $6 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of NYSE FRT opened at $122.52 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $9.00 billion, a PE ratio of 20.73, a PEG ratio of 3.30 and a beta of 0.17. Federal Realty Investment Trust has a 52-week low of $106.41 and a 52-week high of $134.52. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.49, a quick ratio of 1.32 and a current ratio of 1.32.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 21st were paid a $1.02 dividend. This represents a $4.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.33%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 20th. This is an increase from Federal Realty Investment Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $1.00. Federal Realty Investment Trust’s dividend payout ratio is currently 69.04%.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on FRT shares. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 2nd. Stifel Nicolaus upped their target price on shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust from $130.00 to $135.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 2nd. Bank of America upped their target price on shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust from $141.00 to $144.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 13th. Jefferies Financial Group reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $128.00 target price on shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust in a research note on Wednesday, August 15th. Finally, Citigroup upped their target price on shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust from $142.00 to $144.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 20th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company. Federal Realty Investment Trust presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $137.54.

About Federal Realty Investment Trust

Federal Realty is a recognized leader in the ownership, operation and redevelopment of high-quality retail based properties located primarily in major coastal markets from Washington, DC to Boston as well as San Francisco and Los Angeles. Founded in 1962, Federal Realty's mission is to deliver long term, sustainable growth through investing in densely populated, affluent communities where retail demand exceeds supply.

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