Barry Investment Advisors LLC Sells 43,265 Shares of Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (NYSE:DEA)

Barry Investment Advisors LLC cut its holdings in Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (NYSE:DEAFree Report) by 57.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 32,354 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 43,265 shares during the quarter. Barry Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Easterly Government Properties were worth $372,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the business. Sunbelt Securities Inc. increased its position in Easterly Government Properties by 365.1% during the 1st quarter. Sunbelt Securities Inc. now owns 10,000 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $115,000 after buying an additional 7,850 shares in the last quarter. Gilman Hill Asset Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Easterly Government Properties by 4.9% during the first quarter. Gilman Hill Asset Management LLC now owns 771,700 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $8,882,000 after acquiring an additional 36,082 shares in the last quarter. Aurora Investment Managers LLC. raised its position in shares of Easterly Government Properties by 88.0% in the 1st quarter. Aurora Investment Managers LLC. now owns 204,134 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $2,350,000 after purchasing an additional 95,526 shares during the last quarter. BTC Capital Management Inc. bought a new position in Easterly Government Properties in the 1st quarter worth about $228,000. Finally, HighPoint Advisor Group LLC bought a new stake in Easterly Government Properties during the 4th quarter valued at about $137,000. 86.51% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Easterly Government Properties Stock Performance

Shares of DEA stock traded up $0.06 on Friday, reaching $12.37. The stock had a trading volume of 1,321,805 shares, compared to its average volume of 743,999. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.98, a quick ratio of 4.31 and a current ratio of 4.31. Easterly Government Properties, Inc. has a 1 year low of $10.27 and a 1 year high of $15.21. The stock has a market cap of $1.27 billion, a P/E ratio of 61.85 and a beta of 0.69. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $11.96 and a 200 day simple moving average of $12.14.

Easterly Government Properties Dividend Announcement

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, May 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 9th were paid a dividend of $0.265 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, May 8th. This represents a $1.06 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.57%. Easterly Government Properties’s dividend payout ratio is currently 530.00%.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Separately, StockNews.com upgraded shares of Easterly Government Properties from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, May 3rd.

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Easterly Government Properties Company 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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