Published: Wed, March 14, 2018
Business | By Tara Barton

Corporate Office Properties Trust (OFC) to Issue $0.28 Quarterly Dividend


Company insiders own 0.60% of the company's stock. The Emerald Advisers Inc holds 355,391 shares with $5.86M value, down from 748,778 last quarter.

Trading at the moment with a market cap of $2.82B, OFC has a significant cash 786.19 million on their books, which will have to be weighed and compared to their $0 in total current liabilities. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 126,368 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $1,626,000 after purchasing an additional 17,747 shares during the last quarter. About 171,805 shares traded. Medical Properties Trust, Inc. It has underperformed by 21.19% the S&P500. The median estimate represents a 18.96% increase from the last price. Citigroup's price objective would suggest a potential upside of 6.34% from the company's previous close. The firm invests in real estate markets of United States. The stock increased 0.62% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $13.06. About 525,488 shares traded or 53.97% up from the average. PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE) has declined 13.25% since March 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.19% the S&P500. (NYSE:MPW) to report earnings on May, 3. MPW's profit will be $131.13 million for 9.15 P/E if the $0.36 EPS becomes a reality. The stock of Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) earned "Buy" rating by Mizuho on Monday, February 13.

American Century Companies Inc. lowered its holdings in Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) by 98.2% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Therefore 36% are positive. SunTrust Banks set a $30.00 price objective on Corporate Office Properties Trust and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research report on Monday, January 22nd. The firm has "Sell" rating given on Wednesday, December 23 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $30.88.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, April 12th. Vanguard Group Inc Inc holds 15.69M shares. The brokerage now has a "neutral" rating on the real estate investment trust's stock. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, September 1 with "Hold". The company was initiated on Friday, March 10 by Robert W. Baird. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Monday, October 23 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.23 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.54, from 1.23 in 2017Q2. It is flat, as 55 investors sold RRC shares while 102 reduced holdings. only 52 funds opened positions while 160 raised stakes. "(MPW) Position Boosted by Virtus Fund Advisers LLC" was originally reported by The Lincolnian Online and is the property of of The Lincolnian Online. 248.08 million shares or 7.58% more from 230.61 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Adelante Capital Management LLC now owns 1,080,056 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $35,458,000 after purchasing an additional 288,436 shares in the last quarter. Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) at the moment has a 10-month price index of 0.98. Putnam Invests Limited Company holds 0% or 43,120 shares. Comerica National Bank & Trust invested in 0.02% or 95,897 shares. As per Tuesday, September 1, the company rating was maintained by Mizuho. Independent Order Of Foresters has 19,555 shares for 0.53% of their portfolio. The stock of Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, February 9 by Robert W. Baird. (NYSE:MPW) for 293,253 shares.

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Robert Hockett increased its stake in Medical Pptys Trust Inc (MPW) by 31.33% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:MPW) for 112,138 shares. The Maryland-based Brown Advisory has invested 0% in Medical Properties Trust, Inc. It is positive, as 18 investors sold Corporate Office Properties Trust shares while 70 reduced holdings. (NYSE:MPW) for 196,210 shares. M&T Bancorporation, a New York-based fund reported 11,804 shares. During the same period a year ago, the business earned $0.31 earnings per share.

Since February 13, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 1 sale for $144,592 activity.

Secor Capital Advisors Lp, which manages about $500.47M and $1.05 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Istar Inc (NYSE:STAR) by 62,669 shares to 143,007 shares, valued at $1.69M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in J2 Global Inc.

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Among 6 analysts covering Trinseo (NYSE:TSE), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Medical Properties Trust had 34 analyst reports since September 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital has "Overweight" rating and GBX 160 target. Cowen & Co upgraded the shares of TMST in report on Thursday, August 11 to "Outperform" rating. Deutsche Bank maintained NIKE, Inc. Jefferies maintained TimkenSteel Corporation (NYSE:TMST) on Wednesday, September 16 with "Buy" rating. The stock of Recro Pharma, Inc. The company was maintained on Friday, June 9 by Jefferies. JP Morgan maintained the stock with "Underweight" rating in Friday, February 24 report. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 14th. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Monday, August 7. The stock of Rentokil Initial plc (LON:RTO) earned "Add" rating by AlphaValue on Thursday, March 10. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, August 11 by Cantor Fitzgerald.

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