News headlines about Easterly Government Properties (NYSE:DEA) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Easterly Government Properties earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.7295389903592 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Ex-Dividend Alert: Easterly Government Properties Has a Dividend Yield of 5.22%, Will Trade Ex-Dividend on March 12, 2018 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Easterly Government (DEA) Presents At The 2018 Citi Global Property CEO Conference – Slideshow (seekingalpha.com)
- Only 3 Days Left To Cash In On Easterly Government Properties Inc (NYSE:DEA) Dividend, Is It Worth Buying? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Easterly Government Properties Inc (DEA) Declares $0.26 Quarterly Dividend (americanbankingnews.com)
- Comparing Easterly Government Properties (DEA) and New York REIT (NYRT) (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of research firms have recently issued reports on DEA. SunTrust Banks set a $24.00 price objective on shares of Easterly Government Properties and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, December 17th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Easterly Government Properties from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, March 28th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 13th will be issued a $0.26 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 12th. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.28%. Easterly Government Properties’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 1,040.00%.
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Easterly Government Properties Company Profile
Easterly Government Properties, Inc is an internally managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company focuses on the acquisition, development and management of Class A commercial properties that are leased to the United States Government agencies. The Company leases its properties to such agencies through the United States General Services Administration (GSA).
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