Media coverage about Resource Capital (NYSE:RSO) has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog 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. Resource Capital earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.022783028216 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Resource Capital (RSO) traded up $0.11 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $8.98. 85,700 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 226,576. The company has a current ratio of 134.66, a quick ratio of 134.66 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.60. Resource Capital has a 12-month low of $7.90 and a 12-month high of $11.38.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 26th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th were given a $0.05 dividend. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.23%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 28th. Resource Capital’s dividend payout ratio is presently 74.07%.
RSO has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Resource Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. B. Riley reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Resource Capital in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and five have assigned a hold rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $11.75.
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Resource Capital Company Profile
Resource Capital Corp. is a real estate finance company. The Company operates through four segments: Commercial Real Estate Debt Investments, Commercial Finance, Residential Mortgage Lending and Corporate & Other. The Commercial Real Estate Debt Investments segment includes the Company’s activities and operations related to commercial real estate loans, commercial real estate-related securities and investments in real estate.
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