Shares of ARBOR Rlty Tr I/SH (NYSE:ABR) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the six brokerages that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $10.50.

Several equities analysts recently commented on the company. JMP Securities restated a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 target price on shares of ARBOR Rlty Tr I/SH in a research report on Wednesday, August 15th. Raymond James assumed coverage on ARBOR Rlty Tr I/SH in a research report on Monday, July 30th. They set a “market perform” rating for the company. Deutsche Bank cut ARBOR Rlty Tr I/SH from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $9.50 target price for the company. in a research report on Tuesday, July 24th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price objective on ARBOR Rlty Tr I/SH from $9.00 to $10.00 and gave the stock a “$11.27” rating in a report on Monday, July 23rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut ARBOR Rlty Tr I/SH from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 9th.

ARBOR Rlty Tr I/SH stock opened at $11.57 on Tuesday. ARBOR Rlty Tr I/SH has a 52 week low of $7.88 and a 52 week high of $12.35. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.25, a current ratio of 12.66 and a quick ratio of 12.66. The stock has a market cap of $882.83 million, a P/E ratio of 11.13 and a beta of 0.17.

ARBOR Rlty Tr I/SH (NYSE:ABR) last posted its earnings results on Friday, August 3rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.26 by ($0.01). ARBOR Rlty Tr I/SH had a return on equity of 12.62% and a net margin of 38.56%. The business had revenue of $21.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $20.97 million. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 51.8% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that ARBOR Rlty Tr I/SH will post 1.1 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 31st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 15th were issued a $0.25 dividend. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, August 14th. ARBOR Rlty Tr I/SH’s payout ratio is currently 96.15%.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL bought a new position in ARBOR Rlty Tr I/SH in the 1st quarter valued at about $168,000. Prudential Financial Inc. grew its position in ARBOR Rlty Tr I/SH by 92.0% in the 1st quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 360,500 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $3,180,000 after buying an additional 172,700 shares in the last quarter. LSV Asset Management grew its position in ARBOR Rlty Tr I/SH by 20.3% in the 1st quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 544,400 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $4,801,000 after buying an additional 91,800 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its position in ARBOR Rlty Tr I/SH by 16.7% in the 1st quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 142,267 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,255,000 after buying an additional 20,355 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Aperio Group LLC grew its position in ARBOR Rlty Tr I/SH by 84.9% in the 1st quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 30,637 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $270,000 after buying an additional 14,066 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 55.58% of the company’s stock.

About ARBOR Rlty Tr I/SH

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc invests in a diversified portfolio of structured finance assets in the multifamily and commercial real estate markets. It operates in two segments, Structured Business and Agency Business. The company primarily invests in real estate-related bridge and mezzanine loans, including junior participating interests in first mortgages, and preferred and direct equity, as well as real estate-related notes and various mortgage-related securities.

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