News headlines about Sunstone Hotel Investors (NYSE:SHO) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sunstone Hotel Investors earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.9630828756161 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on SHO shares. Boenning Scattergood restated a “hold” rating on shares of Sunstone Hotel Investors in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. FBR & Co restated a “hold” rating on shares of Sunstone Hotel Investors in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Robert W. Baird set a $17.00 target price on Sunstone Hotel Investors and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Sunstone Hotel Investors from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, B. Riley reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Sunstone Hotel Investors in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $15.89.
Sunstone Hotel Investors (NYSE:SHO) remained flat at $$16.62 during midday trading on Thursday. 2,029,479 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,908,581. The firm has a market cap of $3,722.31, a PE ratio of 13.54, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.76 and a beta of 1.11. Sunstone Hotel Investors has a one year low of $14.15 and a one year high of $17.15. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.40, a quick ratio of 4.75 and a current ratio of 4.76.
Sunstone Hotel Investors (NYSE:SHO) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 30th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.18. The business had revenue of $303.91 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $299.90 million. Sunstone Hotel Investors had a return on equity of 6.20% and a net margin of 13.78%. The company’s revenue was up .2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.33 EPS. equities research analysts forecast that Sunstone Hotel Investors will post 1.2 earnings per share for the current year.
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Sunstone Hotel Investors Company Profile
Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc operates as a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust. The Company’s primary business is to acquire, own, asset manage and renovate primarily urban and resort upper upscale hotels in the United States. It operates through hotel ownership segment. It owns primarily urban and resort upper upscale hotels in the United States.
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