News articles about Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Corporate Office Properties Trust earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.306554026893 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on the company. TheStreet lowered Corporate Office Properties Trust from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Friday, February 9th. Mizuho set a $26.00 price target on Corporate Office Properties Trust and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday. SunTrust Banks set a $29.00 price target on Corporate Office Properties Trust and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, February 9th. Robert W. Baird set a $28.00 price target on Corporate Office Properties Trust and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, February 9th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Corporate Office Properties Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $31.29.

Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) opened at $25.15 on Thursday. Corporate Office Properties Trust has a 1-year low of $24.78 and a 1-year high of $36.03. The company has a market cap of $2,533.25, a PE ratio of 44.12 and a beta of 0.68. The company has a current ratio of 1.81, a quick ratio of 1.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.27.

Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 8th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.10 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.53 by ($0.43). Corporate Office Properties Trust had a net margin of 11.44% and a return on equity of 4.82%. The company had revenue of $164.57 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $143.44 million. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.51 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 15.9% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts forecast that Corporate Office Properties Trust will post 2.02 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In related news, Director Lisa G. Trimberger acquired 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 30th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $30.39 per share, with a total value of $91,170.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 1,464 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $44,490.96. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider Paul R. Adkins acquired 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 21st. The shares were bought at an average cost of $29.06 per share, with a total value of $290,600.00. Following the acquisition, the insider now directly owns 29,465 shares in the company, valued at $856,252.90. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have acquired a total of 16,000 shares of company stock valued at $457,970 in the last three months. Insiders own 0.60% of the company’s stock.

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About Corporate Office Properties Trust

Corporate Office Properties Trust is a fully-integrated and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company owns, manages, leases, develops and acquires office and data center properties. The Company’s segments are Defense/IT Locations; Regional Office; operating wholesale data center, and other.

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