Headlines about MTGE Investment (NASDAQ:MTGE) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. MTGE Investment earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.3696084936961 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- MTGE Investment Corp. Declares First Quarter Dividend on Its Series A Preferred Stock – Markets Insider (markets.businessinsider.com)
- MTGE Investment Corp. Declares First Quarter Common Stock Divide – KSWO 7News | Breaking News, Weather and Sports (kswo.com)
- MTGE Investment Corp. Declares First Quarter Common Stock Dividend of $0.50 Per Share (finance.yahoo.com)
- MTGE Investment Corp. (MTGE) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.50 (americanbankingnews.com)
Separately, BidaskClub raised MTGE Investment from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, December 29th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $20.50.
MTGE Investment (NASDAQ:MTGE) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February 5th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $22.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $32.17 million. MTGE Investment had a return on equity of 10.44% and a net margin of 177.04%. MTGE Investment’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.50 EPS.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 29th will be given a $0.50 dividend. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 28th. MTGE Investment’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 58.48%.
MTGE Investment Company Profile
MTGE Investment Corp., formerly American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp., is a real estate investment trust. The Company invests in, finances and manages a leveraged portfolio of real estate-related investments, which include agency residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), non-agency securities, other mortgage-related investments and other real estate investments.
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