News stories about Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Federal Realty Investment Trust earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.4941246765368 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT): Ex-Dividend Is In 3 Days, Should You Buy? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $223.14 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) Shares Bought by American International Group Inc. (americanbankingnews.com)
- Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) Will Post Earnings of $1.50 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) Presents At Wells Fargo 21st Annual Real Estate Securities Conference – Slideshow (seekingalpha.com)
Shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) traded down $0.87 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $116.32. The company had a trading volume of 394,232 shares, compared to its average volume of 551,440. The firm has a market capitalization of $8,513.81, a P/E ratio of 29.30, a P/E/G ratio of 3.14 and a beta of 0.29. Federal Realty Investment Trust has a 1-year low of $106.41 and a 1-year high of $138.12. The company has a quick ratio of 1.30, a current ratio of 1.30 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.25.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 16th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 14th will be given a dividend of $1.00 per share. This represents a $4.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 13th. Federal Realty Investment Trust’s dividend payout ratio is currently 100.76%.
Several research firms have issued reports on FRT. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and issued a $130.00 price objective (down previously from $144.00) on shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust in a research note on Wednesday, February 14th. BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating and issued a $142.00 price objective on shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. TheStreet lowered Federal Realty Investment Trust from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 13th. Boenning Scattergood set a $140.00 price objective on Federal Realty Investment Trust and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 8th. Finally, Sandler O’Neill set a $130.00 price objective on Federal Realty Investment Trust and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, February 17th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $136.33.
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About Federal Realty Investment Trust
Federal Realty Investment Trust is an equity real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company specializes in the ownership, management and redevelopment of retail and mixed-use properties located primarily in affluent communities in selected metropolitan markets in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, as well as in California and South Florida.
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