News coverage about Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Weingarten Realty Investors earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.8369171791483 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Weingarten Realty Investors (WRI) PT Set at $29.00 by Jefferies Group (americanbankingnews.com)
- Cbre Clarion Securities LLC Sells 5,200 Shares of Weingarten Realty Investors (WRI) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Research Analysts Set Expectations for Weingarten Realty Investors’ Q1 2018 Earnings (WRI) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Weingarten Realty Investors (WRI) Shares Bought by Swiss National Bank (americanbankingnews.com)
- Bank of New York Mellon Corp Increases Position in Weingarten Realty Investors (WRI) (americanbankingnews.com)
Weingarten Realty Investors (WRI) opened at $27.06 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.15, a quick ratio of 1.22 and a current ratio of 1.08. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,480.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.37, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.94 and a beta of 0.53. Weingarten Realty Investors has a one year low of $25.96 and a one year high of $36.49.
WRI has been the subject of a number of research reports. TheStreet lowered Weingarten Realty Investors from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 15th. Boenning Scattergood reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Weingarten Realty Investors in a research note on Friday, February 23rd. SunTrust Banks raised Weingarten Realty Investors from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, January 22nd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Jefferies Group set a $29.00 price target on Weingarten Realty Investors and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Finally, Capital One Financial lowered Weingarten Realty Investors from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 22nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Weingarten Realty Investors presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $32.50.
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About Weingarten Realty Investors
Weingarten Realty Investors is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company’s primary business is leasing space to tenants in the shopping centers it owns or leases. The Company also provides property management services. The Company is in the business of owning, managing and developing retail shopping centers.
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