Media headlines about National Storage Affiliates Trust (NYSE:NSA) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. National Storage Affiliates Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.34 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.3959598810178 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- National Storage Affiliates Trust Announces 2017 Fourth Quarter and Year End Earnings Release and Conference Call (finance.yahoo.com)
- Jefferies Group Research Analysts Decrease Earnings Estimates for National Storage Affiliates Trust (NSA) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Personal Mini Storage Acquires 897-Unit Self Storage Facility in Gainesville, FL (bizjournals.com)
- National Storage Affiliates Trust (NSA) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- $0.32 Earnings Per Share Expected for National Storage Affiliates Trust (NSA) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of National Storage Affiliates Trust (NYSE:NSA) opened at $25.86 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $1,281.00, a PE ratio of 161.64, a PEG ratio of 2.39 and a beta of 0.80. The company has a quick ratio of 0.66, a current ratio of 0.66 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.12. National Storage Affiliates Trust has a fifty-two week low of $21.17 and a fifty-two week high of $28.55.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 15th were issued a $0.28 dividend. This is an increase from National Storage Affiliates Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.26. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 14th. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.33%. National Storage Affiliates Trust’s payout ratio is presently 700.04%.
Several research analysts have issued reports on the stock. B. Riley set a $23.00 price objective on shares of National Storage Affiliates Trust and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. Wells Fargo & Co raised shares of National Storage Affiliates Trust from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $30.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, December 19th. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 price objective on shares of National Storage Affiliates Trust in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Jefferies Group set a $31.00 price objective on shares of National Storage Affiliates Trust and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Finally, SunTrust Banks reissued a “hold” rating and set a $24.00 price objective on shares of National Storage Affiliates Trust in a research report on Friday, November 24th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $26.67.
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About National Storage Affiliates Trust
National Storage Affiliates Trust is an integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust. The Company is focused on the ownership, operation and acquisition of self-storage properties located within various metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) across the United States. The Company’s operating partnership subsidiary is NSA OP, LP.
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