Media coverage about Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE) has been trending positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Washington Real Estate Investment Trust earned a news sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.2477822271028 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE) opened at $28.01 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $2,200.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 93.37, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 15.37 and a beta of 0.78. Washington Real Estate Investment Trust has a fifty-two week low of $27.60 and a fifty-two week high of $33.96. The company has a quick ratio of 1.30, a current ratio of 1.30 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.05.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on WRE shares. Stifel Nicolaus cut shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Robert W. Baird reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $34.00 target price on shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, October 7th. SunTrust Banks set a $31.00 target price on shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, January 22nd. Finally, Capital One Financial reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust in a research report on Monday, November 20th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $32.00.

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Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Company Profile

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust is a self-administered equity real estate investment trust. The Company’s business consists of the ownership and operation of real property in the greater Washington metro region. The Company owns a diversified portfolio of office buildings, multifamily buildings and retail centers.

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