Media headlines about Gaming and Leisure Properties (NASDAQ:GLPI) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Gaming and Leisure Properties earned a daily sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.2999734578534 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
GLPI has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Gaming and Leisure Properties from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Gaming and Leisure Properties in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $39.00 price objective on shares of Gaming and Leisure Properties in a research note on Friday, July 28th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $38.00 price objective on shares of Gaming and Leisure Properties in a research note on Tuesday. Finally, Barclays PLC raised their price objective on shares of Gaming and Leisure Properties from $40.00 to $44.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 16th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $38.67.
Gaming and Leisure Properties (NASDAQ:GLPI) opened at 36.07 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $7.66 billion, a PE ratio of 20.23 and a beta of 0.87. Gaming and Leisure Properties has a 12 month low of $29.32 and a 12 month high of $39.32. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $37.06 and its 200-day moving average is $36.89.
Gaming and Leisure Properties (NASDAQ:GLPI) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.45. The firm had revenue of $244.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $243.66 million. Gaming and Leisure Properties had a return on equity of 17.14% and a net margin of 38.99%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 4.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.43 EPS. Equities analysts expect that Gaming and Leisure Properties will post $1.80 earnings per share for the current year.
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About Gaming and Leisure Properties
Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc (GLPI) is a self-administered and self-managed Pennsylvania real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is engaged in the business of acquiring, financing and owning real estate property to be leased to gaming operators in triple net lease arrangements. Its segments include GLP Capital, L.P.
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