Media coverage about Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Government Properties Income Trust earned a coverage optimism score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.6254160549246 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
A number of brokerages recently commented on GOV. BidaskClub raised Government Properties Income Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 15th. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Government Properties Income Trust in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. FBR & Co reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Government Properties Income Trust in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. ValuEngine raised Government Properties Income Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Government Properties Income Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $18.75.
Shares of Government Properties Income Trust (GOV) opened at $15.65 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.52, a quick ratio of 9.44 and a current ratio of 9.44. The company has a market capitalization of $1,527.84, a P/E ratio of 28.98, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.43 and a beta of 0.94. Government Properties Income Trust has a twelve month low of $15.39 and a twelve month high of $22.99.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, February 26th. Shareholders of record on Monday, January 29th will be issued a dividend of $0.43 per share. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 10.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 26th. Government Properties Income Trust’s dividend payout ratio is currently 318.52%.
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Government Properties Income Trust Company Profile
Government Properties Income Trust is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company operates through two segments: ownership of properties that are primarily leased to government tenants and its equity method investment in Select Income REIT (SIR). The Company’s properties are located in areas, including Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey and New Mexico.
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