NYSE:PDM - Piedmont Office Realty Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $20.58 -0.16 (-0.77 %) (As of 05/20/2019 02:33 PM ET)Previous Close$20.74Today's Range$20.56 - $20.7452-Week Range$16.43 - $21.40Volume14,867 shsAverage Volume735,825 shsMarket Capitalization$2.58 billionP/E Ratio11.91Dividend Yield4.05%Beta0.79 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: PDM) is an owner, manager, developer, and operator of high-quality, Class A office properties in select sub-markets located primarily within eight major U.S. office markets. Its geographically-diversified, almost $5 billion portfolio is currently comprised of approximately 17 million square feet. The Company is a fully-integrated, self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT) with local management offices in each of its major markets and is investment-grade rated by Standard & Poor's (BBB) and Moody's (Baa2). Receive PDM News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PDM and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Nonresidential building operators Sub-IndustryOffice REITs SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:PDM Previous Symbol CUSIP72019020 CIK1042776 Webwww.piedmontreit.com Phone770-418-8800Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.91 Current Ratio2.28 Quick Ratio2.28Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio11.91 Forward P/E Ratio11.56 P/E Growth1.95 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$525.97 million Price / Sales4.91 Cash Flow$2.2918 per share Price / Cash Flow8.98 Book Value$13.72 per share Price / Book1.50Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.73 Net Income$130.29 million Net Margins23.19% Return on Equity7.10% Return on Assets3.44%Miscellaneous Employees134 Outstanding Shares125,600,000Market Cap$2.58 billion Next Earnings Date8/7/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Piedmont Office Realty Trust (NYSE:PDM) Frequently Asked Questions What is Piedmont Office Realty Trust's stock symbol? Piedmont Office Realty Trust trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PDM." How often does Piedmont Office Realty Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Piedmont Office Realty Trust? Piedmont Office Realty Trust announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Friday, June 21st. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.08%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 30th. View Piedmont Office Realty Trust's Dividend History. How will Piedmont Office Realty Trust's stock buyback program work? Piedmont Office Realty Trust announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 8.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Piedmont Office Realty Trust's earnings last quarter? Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 1st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.05. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $132.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $120.78 million. Piedmont Office Realty Trust had a return on equity of 7.10% and a net margin of 23.19%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.43 EPS. View Piedmont Office Realty Trust's Earnings History. When is Piedmont Office Realty Trust's next earnings date? Piedmont Office Realty Trust is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Piedmont Office Realty Trust. What guidance has Piedmont Office Realty Trust issued on next quarter's earnings? Piedmont Office Realty Trust updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.74-$1.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.77. What price target have analysts set for PDM? 4 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Piedmont Office Realty Trust's stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate Piedmont Office Realty Trust's share price to reach $21.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Piedmont Office Realty Trust. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Piedmont Office Realty Trust? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Piedmont Office Realty Trust in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Piedmont Office Realty Trust. Has Piedmont Office Realty Trust been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about PDM stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Piedmont Office Realty Trust earned a daily sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Piedmont Office Realty Trust's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Piedmont Office Realty Trust include Forest City Realty Trust (FCE.A), Spirit Realty Capital (SRC), IRSA Propiedades Comerciales (IRCP), J.W. Mays (MAYS), Gyrodyne (GYRO), AmBase (ABCP) and Elbit Imaging (EMITF). What other stocks do shareholders of Piedmont Office Realty Trust own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Piedmont Office Realty Trust investors own include Huntington Bancshares (HBAN), Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN), DuPont Fabros Technology (DFT), General Electric (GE), KeyCorp (KEY), Kinder Morgan (KMI), Medical Properties Trust (MPW), People's United Financial (PBCT), Sirius XM (SIRI) and Seagate Technology (STX). Who are Piedmont Office Realty Trust's key executives? Piedmont Office Realty Trust's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Donald A. Miller C.F.A., CFA, CEO & Director (Age 56)Mr. Christopher Brent Smith, Pres, Chief Investment Officer & Director (Age 43)Mr. Robert E. Bowers, CFO, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 62)Mr. Robert K. Wiberg, Exec. VP of Northeast Region & Head of Devel. (Age 63)Mr. Christopher A. Kollme, Exec. VP of Fin. & Strategy Who are Piedmont Office Realty Trust's major shareholders? Piedmont Office Realty Trust's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.57%), LSV Asset Management (5.68%), FMR LLC (3.68%), Cbre Clarion Securities LLC (3.42%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.59%) and Morgan Stanley (2.31%). Company insiders that own Piedmont Office Realty Trust stock include Christopher Brent Smith, Dale H Taysom, Jeffrey L Swope, Kelly Hefner Barrett, Laura P Moon and Wesley E Cantrell. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Piedmont Office Realty Trust. Which major investors are selling Piedmont Office Realty Trust stock? PDM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Systematic Financial Management LP, BlackRock Inc., SEI Investments Co, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Northern Trust Corp and SG Americas Securities LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Piedmont Office Realty Trust. Which major investors are buying Piedmont Office Realty Trust stock? PDM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AJO LP, Boston Partners, Foundry Partners LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Cbre Clarion Securities LLC, Man Group plc and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. Company insiders that have bought Piedmont Office Realty Trust stock in the last two years include Christopher Brent Smith, Dale H Taysom, Jeffrey L Swope and Kelly Hefner Barrett. View Insider Buying and Selling for Piedmont Office Realty Trust. How do I buy shares of Piedmont Office Realty Trust? Shares of PDM can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Piedmont Office Realty Trust's stock price today? One share of PDM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.58. How big of a company is Piedmont Office Realty Trust? Piedmont Office Realty Trust has a market capitalization of $2.58 billion and generates $525.97 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $130.29 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.73 on an earnings per share basis. Piedmont Office Realty Trust employs 134 workers across the globe. What is Piedmont Office Realty Trust's official website? The official website for Piedmont Office Realty Trust is http://www.piedmontreit.com. How can I contact Piedmont Office Realty Trust? Piedmont Office Realty Trust's mailing address is 5565 GLENRIDGE CONNECTOR STE 450, ATLANTA GA, 30342. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 770-418-8800 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Piedmont Office Realty Trust (NYSE PDM)Community Ranking: 1.9 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 260 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 438 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 698MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Piedmont Office Realty Trust and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PDM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PDM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 5/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Diversification in Investing Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.