American Homes 4 Rent (AMH) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.13

Media headlines about American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. American Homes 4 Rent earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.3078623766665 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 impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Shares of American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE AMH) traded up $0.16 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $19.02. 2,960,000 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,310,000. The stock has a market cap of $5,450.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,902.00, a P/E/G ratio of 1.40 and a beta of 0.58. American Homes 4 Rent has a 1-year low of $18.39 and a 1-year high of $23.98. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.40, a quick ratio of 1.51 and a current ratio of 1.51.

Several research firms recently commented on AMH. TheStreet lowered shares of American Homes 4 Rent from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded shares of American Homes 4 Rent from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $26.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Friday, December 15th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods upgraded shares of American Homes 4 Rent from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. Evercore ISI upgraded shares of American Homes 4 Rent from an “in-line” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $24.50 target price on the stock in a report on Monday, December 4th. Finally, B. Riley set a $26.00 target price on shares of American Homes 4 Rent and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. American Homes 4 Rent presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $25.22.

In related news, Director Douglas N. Benham acquired 2,005 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 26th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $24.80 per share, for a total transaction of $49,724.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director B Wayne Et Al Hughes bought 469,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 5th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $21.30 per share, with a total value of $9,989,700.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have bought 1,278,300 shares of company stock worth $27,237,993. Insiders own 27.82% of the company’s stock.

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American Homes 4 Rent Company Profile

American Homes 4 Rent is an internally managed real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on acquiring, renovating, leasing and operating single-family homes as rental properties. The Company’s primary objective is to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for its shareholders through dividends and capital appreciation by acquiring, renovating, leasing and operating single-family homes as rental properties.

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