Institutional Investors Sentiment Indicator of Arbor Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:ABR) Increases in Q2 2018

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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 is better, as 81 active investment managers increased or opened new equity positions, while 26 sold and decreased equity positions in Arbor Realty Trust Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now possess: 76.82 million shares, up from 32.34 million shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Arbor Realty Trust Inc in their top 10 equity positions 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 EPS, 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 EPS 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. The stock of Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, July 23 by JP Morgan. The stock of Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, July 24 by Deutsche Bank. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, October 24 by JP Morgan. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, November 5 by Deutsche Bank. JMP Securities maintained Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) on Monday, July 23 with “Market Outperform” rating.

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

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