Advisory Services Network LLC Purchases 6,174 Shares of Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (NYSE:DEA)

Advisory Services Network LLC lifted its position in shares of Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (NYSE:DEAFree Report) by 39.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 21,695 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 6,174 shares during the quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC’s holdings in Easterly Government Properties were worth $292,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Massmutual Trust Co. FSB ADV grew its holdings in Easterly Government Properties by 2,550.6% during the 4th quarter. Massmutual Trust Co. FSB ADV now owns 2,200 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $30,000 after acquiring an additional 2,117 shares in the last quarter. CWM LLC boosted its stake in shares of Easterly Government Properties by 130.9% during the fourth quarter. CWM LLC now owns 4,338 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $58,000 after purchasing an additional 2,459 shares in the last quarter. Signaturefd LLC increased its holdings in Easterly Government Properties by 716.3% during the fourth quarter. Signaturefd LLC now owns 7,649 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $103,000 after buying an additional 6,712 shares during the period. Trivant Custom Portfolio Group LLC raised its stake in Easterly Government Properties by 24.5% in the fourth quarter. Trivant Custom Portfolio Group LLC now owns 8,712 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $117,000 after buying an additional 1,712 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Annis Gardner Whiting Capital Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Easterly Government Properties during the third quarter worth $103,000. Institutional investors own 86.51% of the company’s stock.

Easterly Government Properties Trading Up 0.5 %

Easterly Government Properties stock opened at $11.91 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.98, a quick ratio of 4.31 and a current ratio of 4.31. The stock has a market cap of $1.23 billion, a PE ratio of 59.53 and a beta of 0.69. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $11.68 and a two-hundred day moving average of $12.13. Easterly Government Properties, Inc. has a one year low of $10.27 and a one year high of $15.21.

Easterly Government Properties Announces Dividend

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, May 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 9th were given a dividend of $0.265 per share. This represents a $1.06 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.90%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, May 8th. Easterly Government Properties’s dividend payout ratio is presently 530.00%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Separately, StockNews.com raised Easterly Government Properties from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, May 3rd.

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Easterly Government Properties Profile

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Easterly Government Properties, Inc (NYSE: DEA) is based in Washington, DC, and focuses primarily on the acquisition, development and management of Class A commercial properties that are leased to the U.S. Government. Easterly's experienced management team brings specialized insight into the strategy and needs of mission-critical U.S.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Easterly Government Properties (NYSE:DEA)

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