Media coverage about Easterly Government Properties (NYSE:DEA) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring 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. Easterly Government Properties earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.6359585425184 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- Analysts Expect Easterly Government Properties Inc (DEA) Will Announce Earnings of $0.32 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Ex-Dividend Alert: Easterly Government Properties Has a Dividend Yield of 5.22%, Will Trade Ex-Dividend on March 12, 2018 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Easterly Government (DEA) Presents At The 2018 Citi Global Property CEO Conference – Slideshow (seekingalpha.com)
- Only 3 Days Left To Cash In On Easterly Government Properties Inc (NYSE:DEA) Dividend, Is It Worth Buying? (finance.yahoo.com)
Several analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Easterly Government Properties from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. SunTrust Banks set a $24.00 target price on shares of Easterly Government Properties and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 17th.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, March 28th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 13th will be issued a $0.26 dividend. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.23%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 12th. Easterly Government Properties’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 1,040.10%.
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Easterly Government Properties Company Profile
Easterly Government Properties, Inc is an internally managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company focuses on the acquisition, development and management of Class A commercial properties that are leased to the United States Government agencies. The Company leases its properties to such agencies through the United States General Services Administration (GSA).
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