Press coverage about CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. CYS Investments earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 44.9182376361103 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
Shares of CYS Investments (NYSE CYS) traded up $0.13 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $6.50. 2,853,649 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,930,000. The company has a market cap of $1,010.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of -32.50 and a beta of 0.37. CYS Investments has a fifty-two week low of $6.26 and a fifty-two week high of $8.98.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 21st. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 15.38%. CYS Investments’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -500.00%.
Several analysts have recently weighed in on CYS shares. ValuEngine lowered shares of CYS Investments from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Compass Point upgraded shares of CYS Investments from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 6th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. CYS Investments has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $8.25.
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About CYS Investments
CYS Investments, Inc is a specialty finance company. The Company’s objective is to provide consistent returns to its investors through a combination of dividends and capital appreciation. It invests in agency residential mortgage-backed security (RMBS) collateralized by fixed rate single-family residential mortgage loans; adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs), which have coupon rates that reset monthly, or hybrid ARMs, which have a coupon rate that is fixed for an initial period.
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