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.

Several price targets were given for FRT by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 175, which equates to a potential upside of 31.77 percent. The lowest price target was 127, implying a possible loss of -4.37 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

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. 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, 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. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. Currently the stock is 10.22 percent higher than its low, and 22.37 percent lower than its 52-week 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 market cap of FRT is $9.75 billion. FRT will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.