Hedge Funds Now Own 50.5% Of Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR)

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) has made a 50.7% comeback from a 12-month low price of $7.89. It was seen 0.34% higher, changing the price to $11.89, when the closing bell rang on 12/03/2018. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $11.84 and $12.05. This company shares are 1.35% off its target price of $12.05 and the current market capitalization stands at $929.56M. The recent change has given its price a 0.3% lead over SMA 50 and -7.04% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 0% declines, -0.59% declines and 27.44% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found ABR’s volatility during a week at 1.54% and during a month it has been found around 1.99%.

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (ABR) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $451 million or 50.5% in ABR stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Blackrock Inc. owns $76.84 million in Arbor Realty Trust, Inc., which represents roughly 8.27% of the company’s market cap and approximately 17.04% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 2,784,271 shares of the stock are valued at $32.99 million. The third largest holder is Wasatch Advisors Inc, which currently holds $31.04 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 3.34% of its market capitalization.

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of September reporting period, 101 institutional holders increased their position in Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) by some 8,357,619 shares, 55 decreased positions by 12,259,009 and 11 held positions by 17,481,278. That puts total institutional holdings at 38,097,906 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 41 new institutional investments totaling 3,160,084 shares while 19 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 2,014,507 shares.

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director Lazar Melvin F has acquired 5,000 shares of Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (ABR) in trading session dated May. 08, 2018. These shares are worth $47,000 and were traded at $9.4 each. The SEC filing shows that Lazar Melvin F performed a purchase of 230 shares. The Director added these shares by way of transaction on Mar. 19, 2018. The company’s shares were assimilated at $8.81 per share worth to an investment of some $2,026 on account of Lazar Melvin F.

Director, Green William C, purchased 11,265 common shares of Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (ABR) in the open market. In a transaction dated Nov. 28, 2017, the shares were bought at an average price of $8.77, giving away a sum of $98,794. After this purchase, 82,565 common shares of ABR are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $981,698.

In the transaction dated Nov. 27, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Director; Green William C disposed a total of 10,625 shares at an average price of $8.77, amounting to approximately $93,181. The insider now directly owns 82,565 shares worth $981,698.

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (ABR) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR), with 1 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 3 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 1 buy, 1 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.67 average brokerage recommendation.