Resolution Capital Ltd boosted its stake in shares of Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) by 37.0% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 2,912,263 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 786,207 shares during the quarter. Brandywine Realty Trust comprises 2.4% of Resolution Capital Ltd’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 17th biggest holding. Resolution Capital Ltd’s holdings in Brandywine Realty Trust were worth $52,974,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC lifted its position in Brandywine Realty Trust by 31.6% during the 4th quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 12,500 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $227,000 after acquiring an additional 3,000 shares during the period. River Wealth Advisors LLC lifted its position in Brandywine Realty Trust by 4.9% during the 3rd quarter. River Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 104,427 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,826,000 after acquiring an additional 4,880 shares during the period. Fox Run Management L.L.C. lifted its position in Brandywine Realty Trust by 47.8% during the 4th quarter. Fox Run Management L.L.C. now owns 19,950 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $363,000 after acquiring an additional 6,450 shares during the period. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can lifted its position in Brandywine Realty Trust by 7.0% during the 3rd quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 107,190 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,880,000 after acquiring an additional 7,021 shares during the period. Finally, Strs Ohio lifted its position in Brandywine Realty Trust by 3.4% during the 4th quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 224,807 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $4,089,000 after acquiring an additional 7,493 shares during the period. 99.08% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

In other news, CEO Gerard H. Sweeney sold 9,241 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.51, for a total value of $171,050.91. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 1.76% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

A number of analysts have weighed in on BDN shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Brandywine Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 30th. SunTrust Banks reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 price target on shares of Brandywine Realty Trust in a report on Friday, October 20th. Barclays raised their price target on Brandywine Realty Trust from $17.00 to $18.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 30th. KeyCorp raised Brandywine Realty Trust from a “sector weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $21.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, December 19th. Finally, Evercore ISI raised Brandywine Realty Trust from an “in-line” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, December 4th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $19.00.

Shares of Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) opened at $17.52 on Monday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.83, a current ratio of 1.83 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.08. The company has a market capitalization of $3,068.47, a P/E ratio of 26.95, a PEG ratio of 2.98 and a beta of 0.96. Brandywine Realty Trust has a 1-year low of $15.65 and a 1-year high of $18.69.

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.33 by ($0.03). The business had revenue of $133.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $128.42 million. Brandywine Realty Trust had a net margin of 23.20% and a return on equity of 7.12%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.35 earnings per share. sell-side analysts anticipate that Brandywine Realty Trust will post 1.38 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, January 23rd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 9th were issued a $0.18 dividend. This is a boost from Brandywine Realty Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.16. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.11%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, January 8th. Brandywine Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 110.77%.

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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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