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COPT Defense Properties (CDP) Stock Price, News & Analysis

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(As of 05/24/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
555,760 shs
Average Volume
890,095 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.71 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

COPT Defense Properties MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.57 Rating Score
12.3% Upside
$27.00 Price Target
Short Interest
3.72% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $2.54 to $2.62 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.03 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

764th out of 859 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

153rd out of 176 stocks

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About COPT Defense Properties Stock (NYSE:CDP)

COPT Defense, an S&P MidCap 400 Company, is a self-managed REIT focused on owning, operating and developing properties in locations proximate to, or sometimes containing, key U.S. Government (USG) defense installations and missions (referred to as its Defense/IT Portfolio). The Company's tenants include the USG and their defense contractors, who are primarily engaged in priority national security activities, and who generally require mission-critical and high security property enhancements. As of December 31, 2023, the Company's Defense/IT Portfolio of 190 properties, including 24 owned through unconsolidated joint ventures, encompassed 21.7 million square feet and was 97.2% leased.

CDP Stock Price History

CDP Stock News Headlines

COPT Defense: Q1 Earnings Snapshot
COPT Defense Reports First Quarter 2024 Results
COPT Defense Properties: Slow And Steady Growth
CDP Sep 2024 30.000 call
CDP Apr 2024 22.500 put
COPT Defense Increases Quarterly Dividend by 3.5%
CDP COPT Defense Properties
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Company Calendar

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Ex-Dividend for 7/17 Dividend
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Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Real estate investment trusts
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
7 Analysts


Net Income
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$684.98 million
Cash Flow
$0.72 per share
Book Value
$13.55 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$2.71 billion
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Stephen E. Budorick (Age 64)
    President, CEO & Trustee
    Comp: $2.22M
  • Mr. Anthony Mifsud (Age 60)
    Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.21M
  • Mr. Britt A. Snider
    Executive VP & COO
  • Mr. Matthew T. Myers (Age 40)
    Senior VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller
  • Mr. Venkat Kommineni C.F.A.
    Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Mr. David L. Finch
    VP, General Counsel & Secretary
  • Ms. Sarah Blackwell Rowland
    Director of Human Resources
  • Mr. Dean A. Lopez
    Senior Vice President of Development & Construction
  • Mr. Frank W. Ziegler
    Senior Vice President of New Business & Development Government Services
  • Mr. William S. Barroll
    Managing SVP of Asset Management & Chief Business Officer

CDP Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell COPT Defense Properties stock right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for COPT Defense Properties in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" CDP shares.
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What is COPT Defense Properties' stock price target for 2024?

7 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for COPT Defense Properties' shares. Their CDP share price targets range from $25.00 to $28.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $27.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have CDP shares performed in 2024?

COPT Defense Properties' stock was trading at $25.63 at the start of the year. Since then, CDP shares have decreased by 6.2% and is now trading at $24.05.
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Are investors shorting COPT Defense Properties?

COPT Defense Properties saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 4,170,000 shares, an increase of 24.1% from the April 15th total of 3,360,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 931,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.5 days. Approximately 3.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is COPT Defense Properties' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 25th 2024.
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How often does COPT Defense Properties pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for COPT Defense Properties?

COPT Defense Properties declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 28th will be given a dividend of $0.295 per share on Wednesday, July 17th. This represents a $1.18 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 28th.
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Is COPT Defense Properties a good dividend stock?

COPT Defense Properties (NYSE:CDP) pays an annual dividend of $1.18 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.78%. CDP has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
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What ETFs hold COPT Defense Properties' stock?

ETFs with the largest weight of COPT Defense Properties (NYSE:CDP) stock in their portfolio include VanEck Office and Commercial REIT ETF (DESK), U.S. Diversified Real Estate ETF (PPTY), JPMorgan Realty Income ETF (JPRE) and iShares US Credit Bond ETF (CRED).

What guidance has COPT Defense Properties issued on next quarter's earnings?

COPT Defense Properties updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 2.510-2.570 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 2.510. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

Who are COPT Defense Properties' major shareholders?

COPT Defense Properties' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (14.97%), Earnest Partners LLC (4.75%), Westwood Holdings Group Inc. (3.31%), Sei Investments Co. (1.61%), Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc. (0.78%) and Clearbridge Investments LLC (0.71%). Insiders that own company stock include Lisa G Trimberger and Steven D Kesler.
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How do I buy shares of COPT Defense Properties?

Shares of CDP stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:CDP) was last updated on 5/24/2024 by Staff

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