Arbor Realty Trust Inc: Leon Cooperman’s Cooperman Leon G Makes Purchase

February 15, 2018 - By Michael Collier

 Arbor Realty Trust Inc: Leon Cooperman's Cooperman Leon G Makes Purchase

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in 2017 Q3. Its down 1.58, from 2.83 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 11 investors sold Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. shares while 21 reduced holdings. 12 funds opened positions while 28 raised stakes. 27.55 million shares or 3.68% less from 28.61 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Raymond James Svcs Advsr invested in 0% or 13,011 shares. Magnetar Fincl Ltd Liability Company stated it has 66,081 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. California Employees Retirement owns 207,489 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Clarivest Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Com accumulated 549,279 shares. Advisory Svcs Networks Lc holds 2,824 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Alpine Woods Capital Investors Ltd Liability Company invested 0.09% in Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR). Barclays Public Ltd reported 132 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ubs Asset Management Americas reported 16,000 shares. 98,364 are held by Schwab Charles Investment. 2.14 million were accumulated by Fmr Lc. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Mgmt invested in 0.03% or 594,025 shares. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0% in Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) or 37,950 shares. National Bank Of America De has invested 0% of its portfolio in Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR). Goldman Sachs reported 11,365 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ameriprise Fincl Inc holds 257,775 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $224,804 activity.

The New Leon Cooperman’s Cooperman Leon G Holding in Arbor Realty Trust Inc

Cooperman Leon G reported SC 13G/A form with the SEC for Arbor Realty Trust Inc. Access it here: 000094366318000070. As reported by Leon Cooperman’s Cooperman Leon G, the filler owns 7.84% or 4,836,000 shares of the Finance–company.

Arbor Realty Trust Inc stake is new for [reportingPerson]. Date of activity: December 31, 2017. This shows Leon Cooperman’s Cooperman Leon G’s positive view for Arbor Realty Trust Inc. For a hedge fund managing $12.65 billion in assets and having 38+ experts this is interesting position.

The hedge fund is investor in the Finance sector. In the manager’s last 13-F, we saw 25% of Leon Cooperman’s Cooperman Leon G’s portfolio is in the sector.

Arbor Realty Trust Inc Institutional Sentiment

Filings show 63 investors own Arbor Realty Trust Inc. The ownership in Q3 2015 is high, at Infinity of the outstanding shares. This is increased by 3726391. 25664257 were owned by these investors. 8 funds opened new Arbor Realty Trust Inc stakes, 16 increased positions. There were 17 that closed positions and 26 reduced them.

Hillsdale Investment Management Inc is an investor bullish on Arbor Realty Trust Inc, owning 71500 shares as of Q3 2015 for 0.15% of its portfolio. Leon Cooperman Omega Advisors Inc owns 70000 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. MN Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc have 1.04% of its portfolio for 1195852 shares. Further, Salzhauer Michael reported stake worth 1.06% of its portfolio. The NY Benchmark Capital Advisors owns 334683 shares. Arbor Realty Trust Inc is 1.74% of its portfolio.

Business Profile

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The Company invests in a portfolio of structured finance assets in the multifamily and commercial real estate markets, primarily consisting of bridge and mezzanine loans, including junior participating interests in first mortgages, preferred and direct equity. Its segments include Structured Business and Agency Business. In addition, the Company may also directly acquire real property and invest in real estate-related notes and certain mortgage-related securities. It focuses on investment types, such as Bridge Financing, Mezzanine Financing, Junior Participation Financing and Preferred Equity Investments. It offers bridge financing products to borrowers, typically seeking short-term capital to use in an acquisition of property. It offers mezzanine financing in the form of loans that are subordinate to a conventional first mortgage loan and senior to the borrower’s equity in a transaction.

SEC Form 13G.

Leon Cooperman’s Cooperman Leon G website.

Analysts await Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) to report earnings on March, 2. They expect $0.20 EPS, down 4.76 % or $0.01 from last year’s $0.21 per share. ABR’s profit will be $16.59 million for 10.37 P/E if the $0.20 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.25 actual EPS reported by Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -20.00 % negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 0.42% or $0.035 during the last trading session, reaching $8.295. About 159,461 shares traded. Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) has risen 21.94% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.24% the S&P500.

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. invests in a diversified portfolio of structured finance assets in the multifamily and commercial real estate markets. The company has market cap of $687.93 million. The firm primarily invests in real estate-related bridge and mezzanine loans, including junior participating interests in first mortgages, and preferred and direct equity, as well as real estate-related notes and various mortgage-related securities. It has a 7.37 P/E ratio. It offers bridge financing products to borrowers who seek short-term capital to be used in an acquisition of property; mezzanine financing in the form of loans that are subordinate to a conventional first mortgage loan and senior to the borrower's equity in a transaction; junior participation financing in the form of a junior participating interest in the senior debt; and financing by making preferred equity investments in entities that directly or indirectly own real property.

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Arbor Realty Trust has $9.50 highest and $8 lowest target. $8.63’s average target is 4.04% above currents $8.295 stock price. Arbor Realty Trust had 10 analyst reports since November 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, August 17 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Wood with “Market Perform” on Tuesday, August 16. JMP Securities maintained it with “Market Outperform” rating and $8 target in Tuesday, August 23 report. The company was maintained on Monday, November 9 by Deutsche Bank. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, October 6 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of ABR in report on Thursday, July 6 with “Hold” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) rating on Thursday, December 21. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $9.25 target. J.P. Morgan initiated it with “Hold” rating and $8.5 target in Thursday, December 21 report.

More notable recent Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Arbor Realty Trust: Comparing The Performance Of Its Preferred And Common Equities” on October 13, 2017, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Arbor Realty Trust Announces Tax Treatment of 2017 Dividend Distributions” published on January 31, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. Announces the Pricing of $125 million Convertible …” on November 08, 2017. More interesting news about Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Arbor Realty Trust Schedules Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call” published on February 09, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Arbor Realty Trust Closes Eighth Collateralized Securitization Vehicle” with publication date: August 24, 2017.

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