Analyst Ratings for Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. FRT had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

8 analysts declared FRT a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 11 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for FRT. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 175, implying potential capital gains of 31.77 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 127, implying potential capital losses of -4.37 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0.67 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -1.9 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.01 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 3 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of FRT to grow at a rate of 86.56 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of FRT is 0.49.

FRT has a 52-week high of 171.08 and a 52-week low of 120.50. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 10.22 percent, and 22.37 percent below the high. FRT has a P/E ratio of 42.74. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FRT value stock report compares FRT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.75 billion. FRT is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.