Arbor Realty Trust Inc Stock as Institutional Investors Exit

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Sentiment for Arbor Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:ABR)

Arbor Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:ABR) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.9 in 2018 Q4. Its down -0.05, from 1.95 in 2018Q3. The ratio dropped, as 91 hedge funds started new or increased holdings, while 48 trimmed and sold stock positions in Arbor Realty Trust Inc. The hedge funds in our partner’s database now possess: 37.82 million shares, up from 35.07 million shares in 2018Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Arbor Realty Trust Inc in their top 10 holdings increased from 2 to 3 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 11 Reduced: 37 Increased: 49 New Position: 42.

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 $1.39 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 8.69 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 2.40% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $13.04. About 1.65 million shares traded or 56.42% up from the average. Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) has risen 49.22% since May 8, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 44.85% the S&P500.

Analysts await Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) to report earnings on May, 10 before the open. 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 $27.71M for 12.54 P/E if the $0.26 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.29 actual earnings per share reported by Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.34 % negative EPS growth.

Orinda Asset Management Llc holds 4.78% of its portfolio in Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. for 170,541 shares. Benchmark Capital Advisors owns 397,469 shares or 3.98% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Navellier & Associates Inc has 0.7% invested in the company for 406,502 shares. The California-based Menta Capital Llc has invested 0.63% in the stock. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc., a Minnesota-based fund reported 353,272 shares.

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

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Arbor Realty Trust’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Arbor Realty Trust, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $12 while the high is $14. The stock’s average target of $13 is -0.31% below today’s ($13.04) share price. ABR was included in 5 notes of analysts from February 15, 2019. JMP Securities maintained Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) on Tuesday, March 5 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, February 15 with “Hold”.

More recent Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About Northern Oil & Gas, Inc. (NOG) – Yahoo Finance” on May 04, 2019. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Arbor Realty Trust Schedules First Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call – GlobeNewswire” on May 03, 2019. Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “Up 55% in 12 Months, Is Arbor Realty Trust Still a Buy? – Investorplace.com” with publication date: April 12, 2019 was also an interesting one.

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

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