Boenning & Scattergood Upgrades Weingarten (WRI) to Neutral

October 18, 2016 7:27 AM EDT
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Price: $36.70 +0.74%

Rating Summary:
    4 Buy, 10 Hold, 1 Sell

Rating Trend: Up Up

Today's Overall Ratings:
    Up: 1 | Down: 2 | New: 3
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Boenning & Scattergood upgraded Weingarten (NYSE: WRI) from Underperform to Neutral.

Analyst Floris van Dijkum said, "WRI now trades in-line with our estimated NAV, more accurately reflecting the company’s sound fundamental position. In addition, while WRI was trading at a premium to NAV, the company heeded the market signals to raise equity at a premium and fund the acquisition of ‘A’ rated The Palms at Town & Country (utilizing its ATM for $103 million in 2Q). WRI has continued to maintain a prudent capital structure with debt to EBITDA marginally below six times. WRI is one of the few strip REITs not undergoing a significant dilutive disposition program."

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Shares of Weingarten closed at $37.58 yesterday.

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