Wall Street analysts will be watching closely when Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) reports its quarterly earnings next, which is scheduled for Wed 24 Apr (In 71 Days). Looking at the latest analyst forecasts, the current earnings-per-share (EPS) consensus estimate is sitting at $0.32 per share. In the preceding quarter, the company reportedly generated EPS of $0.35 per share of its common stock. Looking at profitability indicators, this organization has an operating margin of 45.90%, a profit margin of 65.10% and a gross margin of 62.80%.
Speaking of Wall Street analysts, a number of market experts at top investment banks have recently posted their updated ratings on shares of Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE). Most recently, on January 15th, 2019, SunTrust Upgrade a Buy rating. Before that, on December 19th, 2018, JP Morgan Upgrade to Overweight. Wells Fargo Upgrade a Outperform rating on December 11th, 2018, BofA/Merrill Upgrade an Buy rating on May 1st, 2018, and JP Morgan Upgrade a Neutral rating on March 27th, 2018.
At its current price point, combined with the fact that this company has 359.04M shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 10.69B. In the last trading day, 3,185,868 shares of Duke Realty Corporation were traded, which compares to its usual volume of about 2.42M shares per day of trading.
If we compare this company’s current price to its recent pricing activity, we can see that the price has changed by -$0.13 in the past five trading days, resulting in a percentage change of -0.43% and a moving average of 29.83. In the past 20 days, its price changed by $2.26 (which is +8.21%) and the stock’s moving average was 29.14. Looking back a full 50 days, shares of DRE changed by $1.50 (which is +5.30%) and demonstrated a moving average of 27.86.
Staying in the same analytical area, this company’s stock has demonstrated a 9-day Stochastic %K score of 77.17%, a 14-day Stochastic %K score of 85.19% and a 20-day Stochastic %K score of 89.58%. Using a similar metric, Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) shares showed a Stochastic %D of 82.18% over the past 9 days, a Stochastic %D score of 88.49% over the last 14 days, and a 20-day Stochastic %D of 92.40%. Meanwhile, this stock’s MACD Oscillator was 0.08 over the past 9 days, 0.27 over the past two weeks, and 0.69 in the last 20 days.
As recent trading data suggests, this company’s shares have been hovering close to the $29.78 level. Over the past 12 months, this stock has experienced a high price of $30.12 and a low of $24.30. Top market experts pay heightened attention to a stock as it is getting closer to a notable historic high price or low price.
The Vanguard Group Inc purchased more shares of this company during the last fiscal quarter, as we can observe in the latest corresponding filing from Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This specific major shareholder, at the end of the quarter, held 56,296,302 shares of the company’s stock following the addition of 218,535 to this investor’s holdings during the three-month period. This share count represents that The Vanguard Group Inc now held 15.71% stake in Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)’s shares.
Just in the most recent trading day, Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) experienced a high price of $29.85 and low point of $29.43. At the end of the last trading session, this stock was at 29.78 per share, following a gain of $0.07, or 0.20% during the full day.