Analysts expect Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) to report earnings of $0.33 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Five analysts have provided estimates for Brandywine Realty Trust’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.29 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.36. Brandywine Realty Trust reported earnings per share of ($0.08) in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 512.5%. The company is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, January 30th.

On average, analysts expect that Brandywine Realty Trust will report full-year earnings of $1.32 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.28 to $1.36. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the firm will post earnings of $1.41 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.35 to $1.51. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that that provide coverage for Brandywine Realty Trust.

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October 18th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by ($0.24). Brandywine Realty Trust had a return on equity of 2.12% and a net margin of 6.81%. The company had revenue of $128.43 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $131.16 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.33 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was down 1.0% on a year-over-year basis.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 26th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. ValuEngine raised shares of Brandywine Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. KeyCorp reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust in a research note on Sunday, September 24th. Finally, SunTrust Banks reissued a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price target on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust in a research note on Friday, October 20th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $18.40.

Shares of Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN) traded up $0.10 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $18.15. 833,443 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,520,000. Brandywine Realty Trust has a one year low of $15.63 and a one year high of $18.69. The company has a market capitalization of $3,200.00, a P/E ratio of 113.44, a PEG ratio of 3.22 and a beta of 1.02. 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 also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 23rd. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.97%. This is an increase from Brandywine Realty Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.16. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, January 8th. Brandywine Realty Trust’s payout ratio is 400.00%.

In other Brandywine Realty Trust news, CEO Gerard H. Sweeney sold 9,241 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.51, for a total value of $171,050.91. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Anthony A. Sr Nichols, Sr. sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.41, for a total transaction of $87,050.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 60,237 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,048,726.17. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 34,241 shares of company stock valued at $628,301 in the last ninety days. Insiders own 1.76% of the company’s stock.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of BDN. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC acquired a new position in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust in the second quarter valued at approximately $180,000. Sei Investments Co. boosted its holdings in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 4.4% in the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 76,889 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,348,000 after buying an additional 3,271 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 12.9% in the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,728,115 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $30,294,000 after buying an additional 197,908 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 4.0% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,199,095 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $21,020,000 after buying an additional 45,625 shares during the period. Finally, Legal & General Group Plc boosted its holdings in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 2.5% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 546,081 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $9,571,000 after buying an additional 13,347 shares during the period. 98.47% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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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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