Truist lowered the price target for the Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) stock from “a Buy” to “a Hold”. The rating was released on September 14, 2022, according to finviz. The research report from KeyBanc Capital Markets has downgraded the stock from Sector Weight to Underweight, with a price target set at $24. The stock was downgraded by Jefferies, who disclosed in a research note on January 10, 2022, from Buy to Hold and set the price objective to $30.
The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) dipped -2.41% to close Thursday’s market session at $23.51, lower as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $23.06 and $23.94 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 957719 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 656.42K shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated -4.70% within the last five trades and -11.18% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price decreased -7.70% in the last 6 months and -9.26% was subtracted to its value over the previous 3 months. OFC stock is trading at a margin of -7.10%, -10.98% and -10.12% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
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As of the close of trading, OFC deals in the Real Estate domain. The stock is trading -20.68 percent below its 52-week high and 5.81 percent above its 52-week low. For example, looking both at the price and the high and low measurements of 52 weeks will give you a clearer picture of the direction the price is heading. The firm’s Weighted Alpha is -17.4. A positive weighted alpha indicates the firm has done well over the course of the year, whereas one below 0 indicates that the firm has done poorly.
What Does Corporate Office Properties Trust’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at 24.50 percent and the profit margin is 23.30 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 49.50 percent. The profit margin, also known as the revenue ratio or gross profit ratio, is an efficiency figure used to estimate the business’s profitability by comparing net income and sales. The higher the number, the more profits are generated for the company and vice versa.
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $2.72 billion as of the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all outstanding shares of a corporation and it is used to measure a company’s market value. The price-to-earnings ratio for Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) is 18.48. The price-to-earnings ratio is a method of assessing corporate values by comparing them to their per-share profit. Forward P/E stands at 19.14. Forward price-to-earnings is calculated using predicted earnings for the next financial year’s P/E determination. The stock has achieved an effective Price-to-Sales Ratio of 3.67 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 1.57, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.
Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?
DENTON ROBERT L, the Director at Corporate Office Properties Trust (OFC) has sold 3,416 shares of firm on May 18 at a price of $26.74 against the total amount of $91360.0. In another inside trade, Thor Greg J, SVP–CAO & CONTROLLER of Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) sold 2,000 shares of the firm on Mar 29 for a total worth of $58702.0 at a price of $29.35. An inside trade which took place on Mar 28, SVP–CAO & CONTROLLER of Corporate Office Properties Trust Thor Greg J sold 2,333 shares of firm against total price of $67157.0 at the cost of $28.79 per share.