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COPT Defense Properties (NYSE:CDP)

CAPS Rating: No stars

A fully-integrated and self-managed real estate investment trust that focuses on the acquisition, development, ownership, management and leasing of primarily Class A suburban office properties in the Greater Washington, D.C. region and other submarkets.

Current Price $24.12 Mkt Cap $2.7B
Open $24.30 P/E Ratio -35.85
Prev. Close $24.12 Div. (Yield) $1.14 (4.7%)
Daily Range $23.99 - $24.30 Volume 871,100
52-Wk Range $21.59 - $26.80 Avg. Daily Vol. 999,129


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Top NYSE:CDP Bull/Bear Pitches

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detroitlions (76.77)
Submitted January 31, 2008

A good REIT. Market oversold anything dealing with real estate. Pays a 4.2 dividend.

WBDisciple (86.45)
Submitted November 02, 2007

Poor achievement.Pay more dividends than earnings.Incredibly high P/E above 100. Projected P/E above 90.1 Year or two goal!!

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Member Avatar valunvesthere (96.17) Submitted: 8/15/2023 11:58:38 PM : Outperform Start Price: $25.02 NYSE:CDP Score: -18.18

In the 2007 film Live Free or Die Hard, the fourth installment of the Die-Hard franchise. The writers concocted a redefined term," Fire Sale" which means," everything must go" where the terrorists perform a full-scale cyber warfare attack to be carried out in a three-prong methodical attack on the county's computer framework.

* First - wreaking havoc in the transportation's infrastructure
* Second - enabling chaos in the financial organizations
* Third - sabotage the utilities architecture

Now to get back to the pitch, the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) announced the end of COVID-19 as a worldwide public health emergency on May 5,2023. The United States President ended the country's COVID-19 as public health emergency declaration on May 11,2023. Canada ended its Country's COVID-19 as public health emergency on the same date as the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) announced theirs on May 5,2023.

Now to get to the topic, majority of corporate, government, institution and etc. whether private or public has issued back to work in office order and has begun ceasing remote work option, while some have headed back to the office many has challenged the order, and some has resorted to litigation resulting in underutilized office and commercial (food services) spaces.

I guess in the end it'll bite the employees when it's time to meet the employers in negotiating wage increase, benefits, duties, and etc. also especially advancements in promotions. In the long run as soon as more office workers are trained to do specialized work that remain in the office those who wish to work remotely will have no choice but to return to office as remote work is phased out.

Another factor that will end remote work indefinitely is when government agencies like C.I.A., F.B.I., N.S.A, and etc. in the United States or C.S.I.S. and etc. in Canada suggests in a matter of securing personnel and enhancing information technology security it's mandatory to operate in a centralized system (office buildings) which is much easier to secure than remote system (spread out and scattered about operations) where securing personnel and information technology security is very questionable.

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Member Avatar BLyda97112 (< 20) Submitted: 2/10/2013 2:57:01 AM : Outperform Start Price: $16.68 NYSE:CDP Score: -189.80

Specialty realtor for US Government, there's some good contracts out there. Don't sweat the P/E. They have good real estate that Uncle Sam loves to rent.


Member Avatar nbrger (< 20) Submitted: 5/26/2010 6:10:31 PM : Outperform Start Price: $20.14 NYSE:CDP Score: -345.08

OFC specializes in providing office space for government agencies and contractors in the intelligence and security businesses . Their assets are focussed in those areas where there will be great growth in the next few years( e.g. Fort Meade MD area, N.Va., Aberdeen Md, etc)due to BRAC, new intel/security agencies and organic growth of existing agencies. Spook firms and agencies have to have clearances - including facilty clearances. This means special physical features that are required by the gov't. Most REITs don't do anything close to this and are dealing with regular office tenants. This is a totally different animal and COPT is unique in this arena.


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Score Leader


Kakabeka (63.88) Score: +525.43

The Score Leader is the player with the highest score across all their picks in CDP.

Member Name Member
Call Time
Score Commentary
Kakabeka 63.88 3/4/2009 Underperform 1Y $12.07 +100.18% +625.62% +525.43 0 Comment
BadB0y4Lyfe 23.79 3/23/2009 Underperform 5Y $12.24 +97.42% +551.71% +454.28 0 Comment
BadBoy4Lyfe < 20 4/15/2009 Underperform 5Y $14.64 +65.14% +507.27% +442.13 0 Comment
Collectinator 25.78 12/1/2008 Underperform NS $14.77 +63.59% +495.42% +431.82 0 Comment
capstest99 < 20 12/1/2008 Underperform 5Y $14.77 +63.59% +495.42% +431.82 0 Comment
Timh0rt0n 96.03 11/28/2008 Underperform NS $15.10 +60.09% +487.88% +427.79 0 Comment
loudoungroup 20.70 12/17/2008 Underperform NS $14.78 +63.48% +477.18% +413.70 0 Comment
DoctorMAD 52.91 5/4/2009 Underperform 5Y $15.48 +56.17% +469.65% +413.49 0 Comment
fightingcoward 88.33 5/7/2009 Underperform 1Y $16.33 +47.97% +460.46% +412.49 0 Comment
keherri 28.83 8/4/2009 Underperform 5Y $17.64 +37.03% +410.33% +373.31 0 Comment

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