News headlines about Arlington Asset Investment (NYSE:AI) have trended positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Arlington Asset Investment earned a coverage optimism score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.4471678441449 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.
Shares of NYSE:AI opened at $10.94 on Friday. Arlington Asset Investment has a 12 month low of $10.92 and a 12 month high of $11.03. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24, a quick ratio of 0.13 and a current ratio of 1.10. The stock has a market cap of $307.85 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.58 and a beta of 0.66.
Arlington Asset Investment (NYSE:AI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 2nd. The financial services provider reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.55 by $0.02. Arlington Asset Investment had a negative net margin of 36.30% and a negative return on equity of 12.39%. The firm had revenue of $14.30 million for the quarter.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, April 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 29th were paid a $0.55 dividend. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 20.11%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, March 28th. Arlington Asset Investment’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 333.33%.
A number of equities research analysts have commented on AI shares. B. Riley decreased their price objective on shares of Arlington Asset Investment from $13.00 to $12.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, February 8th. Singular Research reissued a “buy” rating and set a $14.25 price objective on shares of Arlington Asset Investment in a report on Wednesday, May 9th. Finally, Maxim Group lowered shares of Arlington Asset Investment from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, May 4th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $13.45.
About Arlington Asset Investment
Arlington Asset Investment Corp. (NYSE: AI) is a principal investment firm that currently invests primarily in mortgage-related and other assets. The Company is headquartered in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. For more information, please visit www.arlingtonasset.com.
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