Headlines about Universal Health Realty Income Trust (NYSE:UHT) have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Universal Health Realty Income Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.43 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 48.2360227681923 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Separately, BidaskClub lowered shares of Universal Health Realty Income Trust from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th.
Shares of Universal Health Realty Income Trust (NYSE:UHT) traded down 2.97% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $73.15. 51,064 shares of the stock traded hands. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $75.52 and its 200 day moving average price is $75.18. Universal Health Realty Income Trust has a 12-month low of $54.06 and a 12-month high of $84.90. The firm has a market cap of $995.28 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.65 and a beta of 0.32.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 18th were issued a dividend of $0.66 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 15th. This represents a $2.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.61%. Universal Health Realty Income Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 81.73%.
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About Universal Health Realty Income Trust
Universal Health Realty Income Trust is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company invests in healthcare and human service related facilities, including acute care hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, sub-acute facilities, surgery centers, free-standing emergency departments, childcare centers and medical office buildings (MOBs).
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