Arbor Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:ABR) Sentiment Change Report

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Sentiment for Arbor Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:ABR)

Arbor Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:ABR) institutional sentiment increased to 3.12 in Q2 2018. Its up 1.77, from 1.35 in 2018Q1. The ratio has improved, as 81 investment professionals opened new and increased holdings, while 26 sold and trimmed stock positions in Arbor Realty Trust Inc. The investment professionals in our partner’s database now own: 76.82 million shares, up from 32.34 million shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Arbor Realty Trust Inc in their top 10 holdings was flat from 2 to 2 for the same number . Sold All: 12 Reduced: 14 Increased: 46 New Position: 35.

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. invests in a diversified portfolio of structured finance assets in the multifamily and commercial real estate markets. The company has market cap of $1.14 billion. The firm 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. It has a 8.59 P/E ratio. It offers bridge financing products to borrowers who seek short-term capital to be used in an acquisition of property; mezzanine financing in the form of loans that are subordinate to a conventional first mortgage loan and senior to the borrower's equity in a transaction; junior participation financing in the form of a junior participating interest in the senior debt; and financing by making preferred equity investments in entities that directly or indirectly own real property.

The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $11.8. About 1.73M shares traded or 53.56% up from the average. Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) has risen 49.38% since December 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.76% the S&P500.

Analysts await Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.26 earnings per share, up 4.00 % or $0.01 from last year’s $0.25 per share. ABR’s profit will be $25.16 million for 11.35 P/E if the $0.26 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.37 actual earnings per share reported by Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -29.73 % negative EPS growth.

Orinda Asset Management Llc holds 6.81% of its portfolio in Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. for 409,445 shares. Benchmark Capital Advisors owns 403,519 shares or 3.18% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Salzhauer Michael has 0.89% invested in the company for 232,759 shares. The Minnesota-based Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. has invested 0.87% in the stock. Wasatch Advisors Inc, a Utah-based fund reported 2.80 million shares.

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 40% of Arbor Realty Trust’s analysts are positive. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating Arbor Realty Trust, 2 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $10 while the high is $18.5. The stock’s average target of $13.63 is 15.51% above today’s ($11.8) share price. ABR was included in 7 notes of analysts from July 23, 2018. Deutsche Bank downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, July 24 report. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of ABR in report on Wednesday, October 24 to “Underweight” rating. The stock of Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) has “Market Outperform” rating given on Monday, July 23 by JMP Securities. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Monday, November 5. JP Morgan maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $10 target in Monday, July 23 report.

More news for Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. Announces Public Offering of Common Stock – GlobeNewswire” on November 29, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s article titled: “Arbor Realty Trust (ABR) Prices 8.7M Share Offering for Total Expected Gross Proceeds of Approx. $102.7M – StreetInsider.com” and published on November 30, 2018 is yet another important article.

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) Institutional Positions Chart

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