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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 175, implying a possible profit of 31.77 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 127, which equates to a potential downside of -4.37 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0.67 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -1.9 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.01 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. FRT has a PEG ratio of 0.49.

FRT has a 52-week high of 171.08 and a 52-week low of 120.50. Currently the stock is 10.22 percent higher than its low, 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.