News coverage about CyrusOne (NASDAQ:CONE) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. CyrusOne earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.329654052716 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- CyrusOne Inc (CONE) Raises Dividend to $0.46 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Is the Public Storage Stock Dividend Really Worth It? – Nasdaq (nasdaq.com)
- Highlights of Hot Stock: CyrusOne Inc. (CONE) stock price ends at $51.22 with performance of -0.64% on volume of … – Nasdaq Express (nasdaqexpress.com)
- Beta factor is Very Low in this Stock: CyrusOne Inc. (CONE) – Wallstreet Investorplace (wallstreetinvestorplace.com)
- Stock Roundup: CyrusOne Inc. (CONE) – MostVolatileStocks (press release) (mostvolatilestocks.com)
Several analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of CyrusOne from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 15th. Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating and set a $67.00 target price on shares of CyrusOne in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. Credit Suisse Group restated a “buy” rating and set a $73.00 target price on shares of CyrusOne in a research report on Wednesday, February 28th. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “buy” rating on shares of CyrusOne in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. Finally, Guggenheim set a $65.00 target price on shares of CyrusOne and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 23rd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $66.62.
CyrusOne (NASDAQ:CONE) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 21st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.81 by ($0.78). CyrusOne had a negative return on equity of 2.79% and a negative net margin of 12.43%. The firm had revenue of $180.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $182.48 million. equities analysts forecast that CyrusOne will post 3.24 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 13th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 29th will be given a $0.46 dividend. This is a positive change from CyrusOne’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.42. This represents a $1.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 28th. CyrusOne’s dividend payout ratio is -176.84%.
In related news, insider Kevin L. Timmons sold 11,465 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $49.39, for a total value of $566,256.35. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 177,843 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,783,665.77. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 1.64% of the company’s stock.
CyrusOne Company Profile
CyrusOne Inc is a real estate investment trust. The Company is an owner, operator and developer of enterprise-class, carrier-neutral, multi-tenant data center properties. The Company’s data centers are generally purpose-built facilities with redundant power and cooling. The CyrusOne National IX Platform (the National IX Platform) delivers interconnection across states and between metro-enabled sites within its footprint and beyond.
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