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 $20.87 +0.08 (+0.38 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$20.79Today's Range$20.77 - $20.9452-Week Range$16.43 - $20.94Volume915,100 shsAverage Volume889,981 shsMarket Capitalization$2.68 billionP/E Ratio12.06Dividend Yield4.04%Beta0.8 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 CIK1042776 Webwww.piedmontreit.com Phone770-418-8800Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.99 Current Ratio1.75 Quick Ratio1.75Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.06 Forward P/E Ratio11.72 P/E Growth1.95 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$525.97 million Price / Sales5.09 Cash Flow$2.2884 per share Price / Cash Flow9.12 Book Value$13.76 per share Price / Book1.52Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.73 Net Income$130.30 million Net Margins24.77% Return on Equity7.42% Return on Assets3.59%Miscellaneous Employees136 Outstanding Shares128,371,000Market Cap$2.68 billion Next Earnings Date5/7/2019 (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 Tuesday, February 5th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.02%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 27th. 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 has authorized a share repurchase plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 8.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were Piedmont Office Realty Trust's earnings last quarter? Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 5th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.09. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $137.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $125.41 million. Piedmont Office Realty Trust had a net margin of 24.77% and a return on equity of 7.42%. The business's revenue was down 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $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, May 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 Tuesday, February, 5th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.74-$1.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.76. What price target have analysts set for PDM? 4 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Piedmont Office Realty Trust's shares. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect Piedmont Office Realty Trust's share price to reach $21.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.6% 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? News articles about PDM stock have been trending positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Piedmont Office Realty Trust earned a news impact score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several 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 General Electric (GE), Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN), DDR (DDR), DuPont Fabros Technology (DFT), People's United Financial (PBCT), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN), Host Hotels and Resorts (HST), Brixmor Property Group (BRX), Vereit (VER) 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 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.64%), LSV Asset Management (5.57%), Northern Trust Corp (2.29%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.80%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.38%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.82%). 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 institutional investors are selling Piedmont Office Realty Trust stock? PDM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Barclays PLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Northern Trust Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of Montreal Can and Natixis Advisors L.P.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Piedmont Office Realty Trust. Which institutional investors are buying Piedmont Office Realty Trust stock? PDM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., BlackRock Inc., Nordea Investment Management AB, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Boston Partners and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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 $20.87. How big of a company is Piedmont Office Realty Trust? Piedmont Office Realty Trust has a market capitalization of $2.68 billion and generates $525.97 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $130.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.73 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: 251 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 420 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 671MarketBeat'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 2/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why do companies pay special dividends?