Insider Trader Watch: Arbor Realty Trust $ABR

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Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Aug 30, 2017 Lazar Melvin F, Director bought 6,785 shares having total worth of $54,551 at the price of $8.04 per share, following the transaction a total of 175,000 shares owned by Lazar Melvin F.

The stock has experienced a total of 1 insider trades in the past three months. These trades include 1 sell activities .Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 5 times by insiders. In 3 of these trades, the insider was a seller while an employee of the company was the buyer in 2 instances.

Time Frame Number of Insider Buy Number of Insider Sell Stock Price Change(%)
3 Month 0 1 -3.11%
12 Month 2 3 33.69%

Shares of Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR) traded down 0.37% on Aug 29, 2017, hitting $8. 111,552 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Arbor Realty Trust has a 52 week low of $5.84 and a 52 week high of $8.5. The company’s market cap is $390 million.

Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR) last announced its earnings results on Aug 4, 2017. The company reported 0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, higher than the consensus estimate of 0.19 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $14 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $14 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted 0.23 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 19% on a year-over-year basis.

2017-08-04 2017-05-05 2017-03-03 2016-11-09 2016-08-05 2016-05-06 2016-02-26 2015-11-06 2015-07-31 2015-05-01
earnings per share 0.22 0.33 0.21 0.21 0.23 0.13 0.14 0.34 0.25 0.36
Revenue(M) 14.06 14.09 12.08 12.67 17.27 13.07 14.88 14.14 22.63 13.28

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. or Arbor is a Maryland corporation that was formed in June 2003 to invest in a portfolio of multi-family and commercial real estate related assets, mainly consisting of bridge loans, mezzanine loans, junior participating interests in first mortgage loans, and preferred and direct equity. The Company might also directly acquire real property and invest in real estate-related notes and certain mortgage-related securities. Arbor conducts substantially all of its operations through its operating partnership, Arbor Realty Limited Partnership or ARLP, and ARLP’s wholly-owned subsidiaries. The Company is externally managed and advised by Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC or ACM. Arbor is a specialized real estate finance company which invests in a portfolio of structured finance assets in the multi-family and commercial real estate markets. The Company invests mainly in real estate-related bridge and mezzanine loans, including junior participating interests in first mortgages, preferred and direct equity, and in limited cases, discounted mortgage notes and other real estate-related assets. Arbor also invests in mortgage-related securities. The Company’s main business objective is to maximize the difference between the yield on its investments and the cost of financing these investments to generate cash available for distribution, facilitate capital appreciation and maximize total return to its stockholders. Arbor is organized to qualify as a real estate investment trust or REIT for federal income tax purposes. A REIT is generally not subject to federal income tax on that portion of its REIT taxable income which is distributed to its stockholders, provided that at least 90% of Taxable Income is distributed and provided that certain other requirements are met. Arbor is externally managed and advised by Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC or ACM, a national commercial real estate finance company which specializes in debt and equity financing for multi-family and commercial real estate, pursuant to the terms of a management agreement. ACM provides Arbor with all of the services vital to its operations other than asset management and securitization, and its executive officers and other staff are all employed by its manager, ACM, pursuant to the management agreement. The Company’s main business objectives are to invest in bridge and mezzanine loans, including junior participating interests in first mortgages, preferred and direct equity and other real estate related assets in the multifamily and commercial real estate markets and actively manage its investment portfolio in order to generate cash available for distribution, facilitate capital appreciation and maximize total return to its stockholders. Arbor actively pursues lending and investment opportunities with property owners and developers who need interim financing until permanent financing could be obtained. The Company owns a portfolio of structured finance investment

William White

William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.

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William White
William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.