Media headlines about Douglas Emmett (NYSE:DEI) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Douglas Emmett earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.4787104406891 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

DEI has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Douglas Emmett from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $43.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. DA Davidson cut shares of Douglas Emmett from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and decreased their price objective for the company from $45.00 to $43.00 in a report on Thursday, May 18th. BidaskClub cut shares of Douglas Emmett from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, June 24th. Barclays PLC decreased their price objective on shares of Douglas Emmett from $36.00 to $35.00 and set an “underweight” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $39.00 price objective on shares of Douglas Emmett in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $39.56.

Shares of Douglas Emmett (NYSE:DEI) opened at 38.38 on Monday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $37.93 and its 200-day moving average is $38.50. The company has a market capitalization of $6.25 billion, a PE ratio of 65.61 and a beta of 0.69. Douglas Emmett has a one year low of $33.78 and a one year high of $40.79.

Douglas Emmett (NYSE:DEI) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 1st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.01. Douglas Emmett had a return on equity of 2.95% and a net margin of 12.00%. The company had revenue of $199.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $198.60 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.46 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 6.6% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts predict that Douglas Emmett will post $0.55 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Douglas Emmett news, Chairman Dan A. Emmett sold 100,000 shares of Douglas Emmett stock in a transaction on Monday, July 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $37.97, for a total transaction of $3,797,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Insiders have sold a total of 300,000 shares of company stock worth $11,490,000 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 17.80% of the company’s stock.

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About Douglas Emmett

Douglas Emmett, Inc is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is owner and operator of office and multifamily properties located in submarkets in Los Angeles and Honolulu. The Company operates through two segments: the acquisition, development, ownership and management of office real estate (Office Segment), and the acquisition, development, ownership and management of multifamily real estate (Multifamily Segment).

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