Press coverage about Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Arbor Realty Trust earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.5735712122323 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
Shares of ABR stock traded down $0.04 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $8.73. The stock had a trading volume of 370,346 shares, compared to its average volume of 546,000. The company has a quick ratio of 8.93, a current ratio of 8.93 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.22. Arbor Realty Trust has a twelve month low of $7.83 and a twelve month high of $8.99. The stock has a market cap of $541.31, a PE ratio of 8.39 and a beta of 0.29.
Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, February 23rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.05. Arbor Realty Trust had a net margin of 53.49% and a return on equity of 11.33%. The business had revenue of $19.67 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $17.50 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.21 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 62.8% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts forecast that Arbor Realty Trust will post 0.9 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 8th were paid a dividend of $0.21 per share. This is a boost from Arbor Realty Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.19. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, March 7th. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 9.62%. Arbor Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 80.77%.
A number of research firms recently weighed in on ABR. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Arbor Realty Trust from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. JPMorgan Chase began coverage on shares of Arbor Realty Trust in a report on Thursday, December 21st. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $8.50 price objective on the stock.
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About Arbor Realty Trust
Arbor Realty Trust, Inc invests in a diversified portfolio of structured finance assets in the multifamily and commercial real estate markets. It operates in two segments, Structured Business and Agency Business. The company primarily invests in real estate-related bridge and mezzanine loans, including junior participating interests in first mortgages, and preferred and direct equity, as well as real estate-related notes and various mortgage-related securities.
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