Headlines about Spirit Realty Capital (NYSE:SRC) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Spirit Realty Capital earned a news sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.5185970870123 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (SRC) Lacking Vigorous Positions in Performance Measures – Stock News Stop (stockmarketstop.com)
- The sentiment expressed by investors: Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS), Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (SRC) – Market Movers (financialqz.com)
- Newman University partners with Spirit to offer on-site MBA program (bizjournals.com)
- SRC Breaks Above 9% Yield Territory (nasdaq.com)
- Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (SRC) Investors’ React on Long-Term Obligation – Stock News Stop (stockmarketstop.com)
Shares of Spirit Realty Capital (NYSE SRC) opened at $8.10 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,710.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 90.00 and a beta of 0.17. Spirit Realty Capital has a 52-week low of $6.64 and a 52-week high of $11.28. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.19, a current ratio of 0.59 and a quick ratio of 0.59.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 12th. Investors of record on Friday, December 29th were given a $0.18 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 28th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.89%. Spirit Realty Capital’s dividend payout ratio is presently 800.00%.
A number of research firms have recently commented on SRC. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Spirit Realty Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, January 5th. ValuEngine downgraded Spirit Realty Capital from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. Mizuho reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $9.50 target price on shares of Spirit Realty Capital in a research report on Thursday, December 21st. B. Riley set a $9.00 target price on Spirit Realty Capital and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Finally, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Spirit Realty Capital in a research report on Monday, November 13th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $9.51.
Spirit Realty Capital Company Profile
Spirit Realty Capital, Inc is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company’s operations are carried out through Spirit Realty, L.P. (the Operating Partnership). The Company invests in single-tenant, operationally essential real estate throughout the United States that is leased on a long-term, triple-net basis primarily to tenants engaged in retail, service and distribution industries.
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