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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for FRT. The maximum price target given was 175, implying a possible profit of 31.77 percent. The lowest price target was 127, implying a possible loss of -4.37 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.01 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 3 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of FRT to grow at a rate of 86.56 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. FRT has a PEG ratio of 0.49.

In the last 52-weeks, FRT has achieved a high of 171.08 and a 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 price/earnings 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 market cap of FRT is $9.75 billion. FRT is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.