News headlines about Realty Income (NYSE:O) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Realty Income earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.7405735826638 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- Baird Financial Group Inc. Has $2.40 Million Stake in Realty Income Corp (O) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Realty Income Corp (O) Holdings Cut by Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. (americanbankingnews.com)
- Aevitas Wealth Management Inc. Buys Shares of 19,460 Realty Income Corp (O) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Realty Income Corp (O) Shares Sold by The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (americanbankingnews.com)
- Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Realty Income Corp (O) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $315.39 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of Realty Income (NYSE:O) traded up $0.43 on Thursday, hitting $49.61. 2,494,764 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,830,000. The firm has a market capitalization of $13,980.00, a PE ratio of 45.10, a PEG ratio of 3.75 and a beta of 0.14. Realty Income has a 1-year low of $47.25 and a 1-year high of $62.31. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83, a current ratio of 1.15 and a quick ratio of 1.15.
The firm also recently declared a mar 18 dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.219 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 5.32%. Realty Income’s dividend payout ratio is presently 239.09%.
Several research analysts have weighed in on O shares. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Realty Income in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Raymond James Financial raised shares of Realty Income from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 20th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 target price on shares of Realty Income in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Vetr raised shares of Realty Income from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $58.60 target price for the company in a research note on Monday, November 20th. Finally, Citigroup raised shares of Realty Income to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 20th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Realty Income currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $63.37.
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Realty Income Company Profile
Realty Income Corporation is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is engaged in in-house acquisition, portfolio management, asset management, credit research, real estate research, legal, finance and accounting, information technology and capital markets capabilities. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned a diversified portfolio of 4,944 properties located in 49 states and Puerto Rico, with over 83.0 million square feet of leasable space leased to 248 different commercial tenants doing business in 47 separate industries.
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