Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) – Stock analysts at Capital One Financial issued their FY2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust in a report issued on Monday. Capital One Financial analyst C. Lucas anticipates that the real estate investment trust will post earnings of $5.92 per share for the year. Capital One Financial also issued estimates for Federal Realty Investment Trust’s Q4 2017 earnings at $1.47 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $1.50 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $1.54 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $1.55 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $1.58 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $6.17 EPS.

Several other research analysts have also weighed in on the company. UBS Group raised Federal Realty Investment Trust from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their target price for the stock from $131.00 to $141.00 in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Boenning Scattergood reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $140.00 target price on shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Mizuho reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $142.00 target price on shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on Federal Realty Investment Trust in a research report on Thursday, November 30th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $144.00 target price on the stock. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $142.00 target price on shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $139.92.

Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) opened at $110.82 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.27, a current ratio of 1.23 and a quick ratio of 1.23. The firm has a market capitalization of $8,070.23, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.91, a P/E/G ratio of 2.98 and a beta of 0.23. Federal Realty Investment Trust has a 52-week low of $106.41 and a 52-week high of $143.79.

Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 13th. The real estate investment trust reported $1.30 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.73 by $0.57. The company had revenue of $223.96 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $218.68 million. Federal Realty Investment Trust had a return on equity of 12.87% and a net margin of 33.81%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.80 EPS.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. BlackRock Inc. increased its holdings in Federal Realty Investment Trust by 1.6% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 7,899,850 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,049,178,000 after purchasing an additional 126,701 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its holdings in Federal Realty Investment Trust by 43.9% in the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 3,376,898 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $420,257,000 after purchasing an additional 1,030,604 shares in the last quarter. PGGM Investments increased its holdings in Federal Realty Investment Trust by 4.8% in the 3rd quarter. PGGM Investments now owns 1,299,000 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $161,349,000 after purchasing an additional 60,000 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its holdings in Federal Realty Investment Trust by 57.0% in the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,150,079 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $142,851,000 after purchasing an additional 417,339 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in Federal Realty Investment Trust by 1.8% in the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,034,293 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $128,470,000 after purchasing an additional 17,948 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 94.47% of the company’s stock.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 16th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 14th will be issued a $1.00 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 13th. This represents a $4.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.61%. Federal Realty Investment Trust’s dividend payout ratio is currently 100.76%.

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Federal Realty Investment Trust Company Profile

Federal Realty Investment Trust is an equity real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company specializes in the ownership, management and redevelopment of retail and mixed-use properties located primarily in affluent communities in selected metropolitan markets in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, as well as in California and South Florida.

Earnings History and Estimates for Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT)

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