Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the ten ratings firms that are presently covering the firm. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $16.19.

Several analysts have weighed in on BDN shares. KeyCorp downgraded Brandywine Realty Trust from a “sector weight” rating to an “underweight” rating and set a $14.00 target price on the stock. in a research note on Friday, July 15th. Zacks Investment Research raised Brandywine Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Monday, July 18th. Barclays PLC lifted their target price on Brandywine Realty Trust from $16.00 to $17.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. Mizuho downgraded Brandywine Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $17.00 target price on the stock. in a research note on Friday, July 22nd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 target price on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust in a research note on Friday, July 22nd.

Shares of Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) opened at 14.21 on Tuesday. Brandywine Realty Trust has a 1-year low of $11.22 and a 1-year high of $17.05. The firm’s market cap is $2.48 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $15.22 and its 200-day moving average price is $15.82.

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October 19th. The company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.33. The firm had revenue of $129.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $133.13 million. Brandywine Realty Trust had a negative return on equity of 0.50% and a negative net margin of 1.77%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 15.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.43 EPS. Equities analysts expect that Brandywine Realty Trust will post $1.29 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 19th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, October 5th were given a dividend of $0.16 per share. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.50%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, October 3rd. Brandywine Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -545.40%.

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 576.7% in the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 6,120,408 shares of the company’s stock worth $102,822,000 after buying an additional 5,215,946 shares during the period. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 124,193.6% in the second quarter. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. now owns 4,002,255 shares of the company’s stock worth $67,238,000 after buying an additional 3,999,035 shares during the period. FMR LLC raised its stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 21.9% in the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 15,195,005 shares of the company’s stock worth $255,276,000 after buying an additional 2,734,960 shares during the period. Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management bought a new stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust during the second quarter worth about $32,282,000. Finally, Shinko Asset Management Co. Ltd. raised its stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust by 29.2% in the second quarter. Shinko Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 7,905,234 shares of the company’s stock worth $132,808,000 after buying an additional 1,785,634 shares during the period.

About Brandywine Realty Trust

Brandywine Realty Trust is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company provides leasing, property management, development, redevelopment, acquisition and other tenant-related services for a portfolio of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use properties. The Company manages its portfolio within four segments: Pennsylvania Suburbs, Philadelphia Central Business District (CBD), Metropolitan Washington, DC and Austin, Texas.

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