Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
2 2 1 0 1.80
PS Business Parks 1 1 0 0 1.50

Volatility & Risk


This table compares

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
-7.99% -2.35% -0.94%
PS Business Parks 39.78% 16.95% 7.69%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

93.1% of


Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio NetIncome Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio N/A N/A N/A $0.69 16.14 PS Business Parks $387.39 million 9.40 $128.02 million $3.00 44.54

PS Business Parks has higher revenue and earnings than Summary

First Potomac Realty Trust (First Potomac) is engaged in ownership, management, redevelopment and development of office and business park properties in the greater Washington, D.C. region. The Company’s segments include Washington, D.C., Maryland, Northern Virginia and Southern Virginia. The Company conducts its business through First Potomac Realty Investment Limited Partnership, its operating partnership. The Company’s portfolio consist a mix of single-tenant and multi-tenant office properties, and business parks. The office properties are single-story and multi-story buildings that are primarily for office uses, and business parks consists of buildings with office features combined with some industrial property space. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned properties totaling 6.7 million square feet and had a non-controlling ownership interest in properties totaling an additional 0.9 million square feet through five unconsolidated joint ventures.

PS Business Parks Company Profile

PS Business Parks, Inc. is a self-advised and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company owns, operates and develops commercial properties, primarily multi-tenant flex, office and industrial parks. It focuses on owning concentrated business parks. PS Business Parks, L.P. (the Operating Partnership) is a California limited partnership, which owns directly or indirectly substantially all of its assets and through, which the Company conducts substantially all of its business. PSB is the partner of the Operating Partnership and, as of December 31, 2016, owned 77.9% of the common partnership units. The remaining common partnership units are owned by Public Storage (PS). As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned and operated 28.1 million rentable square feet of commercial space, comprising 99 business parks, in the states, including California, Texas, Virginia, Florida, Maryland and Washington. It also manages 684,000 rentable square feet on behalf of PS.

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