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 $18.31 -0.06 (-0.33 %) (As of 01/23/2019 07:14 AM ET)Previous Close$18.37Today's Range$18.13 - $18.3752-Week Range$16.43 - $20.57Volume592,763 shsAverage Volume925,601 shsMarket Capitalization$2.35 billionP/E Ratio10.46Dividend Yield4.57%Beta0.68 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst 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 Webwww.piedmontreit.com Phone770-418-8800Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.99 Current Ratio1.75 Quick Ratio1.75Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.46 Forward P/E Ratio10.65 P/E Growth1.31 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$574.17 million Price / Sales4.09 Cash Flow$2.2661 per share Price / Cash Flow8.08 Book Value$13.76 per share Price / Book1.33Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.75 Net Income$133.56 million Net Margins10.13% Return on Equity2.95% Return on Assets1.44%Miscellaneous Employees136 Outstanding Shares128,370,000Market Cap$2.35 billion 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, November 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 30th will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share on Thursday, January 3rd. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.59%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 29th. View Piedmont Office Realty Trust's Dividend History. How will Piedmont Office Realty Trust's stock buyback program work? Piedmont Office Realty Trust declared that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 8.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Piedmont Office Realty Trust's earnings last quarter? Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.09 by $0.04. The real estate investment trust earned $129.71 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $127.24 million. Piedmont Office Realty Trust had a net margin of 10.13% and a return on equity of 2.95%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.42 earnings per share. 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 Tuesday, February 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Piedmont Office Realty Trust. How can I listen to Piedmont Office Realty Trust's earnings call? Piedmont Office Realty Trust will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 6th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8666826100. What guidance has Piedmont Office Realty Trust issued on next quarter's earnings? Piedmont Office Realty Trust issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.70-1.73 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.71. What price target have analysts set for PDM? 4 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Piedmont Office Realty Trust's stock. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect Piedmont Office Realty Trust's share price to reach $21.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.3% 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 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Piedmont Office Realty Trust. Has Piedmont Office Realty Trust been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about PDM stock has trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Piedmont Office Realty Trust earned a media sentiment score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect 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). Who are Piedmont Office Realty Trust's key executives? Piedmont Office Realty Trust's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Donald A. Miller CFA, CEO & Director (Age 56)Mr. Christopher Brent Smith, Pres & Chief Investment Officer (Age 43)Mr. Robert E. Bowers, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 62)Mr. Carroll A. Reddic IV, Exec. VP of Real Estate Operations (Age 53)Mr. Robert K. Wiberg, Head of Devel. & Exec. VP of Mid-Atlantic Region (Age 63) 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 shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (0.36%), Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.05%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.02%) and Lavaca Capital LLC (0.00%). 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 Bank of Montreal Can. View Insider Buying and Selling for Piedmont Office Realty Trust. Which major investors are buying Piedmont Office Realty Trust stock? PDM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Lavaca Capital LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $18.31. How big of a company is Piedmont Office Realty Trust? Piedmont Office Realty Trust has a market capitalization of $2.35 billion and generates $574.17 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $133.56 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.75 on an earnings per share basis. Piedmont Office Realty Trust employs 136 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: 247 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 414 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 661MarketBeat'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 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is an investor looking for in an SEC filing?