Press coverage about Five Oaks Investment (NYSE:OAKS) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative 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 positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Five Oaks Investment earned a daily sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.1757399471181 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
A number of equities analysts have commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Five Oaks Investment from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 22nd. ValuEngine lowered Five Oaks Investment from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, April 2nd.
Five Oaks Investment has a 52 week low of $2.55 and a 52 week high of $5.61. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 20.93, a quick ratio of 59.70 and a current ratio of 59.70. The company has a market capitalization of $76.18 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.17 and a beta of 1.05.
Five Oaks Investment (NYSE:OAKS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, March 16th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Five Oaks Investment had a return on equity of 8.40% and a net margin of 14.26%. The company had revenue of $4.78 million for the quarter. equities analysts forecast that Five Oaks Investment will post 0.65 earnings per share for the current year.
The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, May 30th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 15th were paid a $0.02 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, May 14th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of Infinity. Five Oaks Investment’s payout ratio is 50.00%.
In other Five Oaks Investment news, CEO James Peter Flynn purchased 7,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 23rd. The shares were bought at an average price of $3.37 per share, for a total transaction of $25,275.00. Following the purchase, the chief executive officer now owns 7,500 shares in the company, valued at approximately $25,275. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, President Michael P. Larsen purchased 11,121 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 25th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $3.40 per share, for a total transaction of $37,811.40. Following the purchase, the president now owns 3,621 shares in the company, valued at approximately $12,311.40. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders bought 61,242 shares of company stock worth $208,802. Corporate insiders own 0.92% of the company’s stock.
About Five Oaks Investment
Five Oaks Investment Corp. focuses on investing, financing, and managing a portfolio of residential mortgage loans and mortgage-backed securities (MBS). It invests in agency and non-agency residential MBS, multi-family MBS, residential mortgage loans, mortgage servicing rights, and other mortgage-related investments.
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