Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) shares traded 0.29% up during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $10.49. The stock exchanged hands 2.59 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 1.74 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $1.04 Billion. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $13.57 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 7 opinions.

Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) high price target of $25 and with a conservative view have low price target of $8.

  1. Riley FBR “Maintained” Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) in a research note issued to investors on 9/19/18 to Buy with price target of $17.

Additionally on 9/18/18 DA Davidson “Maintained” Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) to Neutral setting price target at $13 and on 8/13/18 Bank of America “Maintained” the stock to Underperform at $14. Furthermore on 8/06/18 B. Riley FBR “Maintained” the stock to Buy at $21.

On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 28.84 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.6, Consequently Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV)’s weekly and monthly volatility is 7.24%, 5.02% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 1.25.

In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) has analysts’ mean recommendation of 3.6. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.

According to analysts Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV)’s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $-0.08 and can go high up to $-0.03. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $-0.06 derived from a total of 2 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. However the company reported $0.13 earnings per share for the same quarter during last year.

Previously Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) reported $0.3 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $-0.07 by $0.37. The company posted an earnings surprise of 528.6%.

Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $104.03 Million according to 6 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $106.6 Million in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $101.73 Million. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $416.18 Million compared to low analyst estimates of $408.12 Million and high estimates of $428.5 Million according to 5 number of analysts.

Currently Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV)’s shares owned by insiders are 0.6%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 62.3%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded 0%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded 0.02%.

Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV)’s trailing twelve month revenues are $394.2 Million, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 2.64. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $12.94 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 0.81, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $0.19, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 55.56. The stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 7.31 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 36.55.