Headlines about America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. (NASDAQ:ATAX) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.978564167942 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

A number of research firms have issued reports on ATAX. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. set a $6.00 target price on shares of America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, May 8th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 2nd. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 13th.

America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. (NASDAQ ATAX) opened at 6.05 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $364.52 million, a PE ratio of 15.47 and a beta of 0.43. America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. has a one year low of $5.10 and a one year high of $6.25.

America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. (NASDAQ:ATAX) last released its earnings results on Friday, May 5th. The financial services provider reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.04. America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. had a return on equity of 8.61% and a net margin of 47.50%. The company had revenue of $16 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $16.36 million. Analysts expect that America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. will post $0.24 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 31st. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 30th were paid a dividend of $0.125 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, June 28th. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.26%. America First Multifamily Investors, L.P.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 121.95%.

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About America First Multifamily Investors, L.P.

America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. is engaged in acquiring, holding, selling and dealing with a portfolio of mortgage revenue bonds, which have been issued to provide construction and/or permanent financing for multifamily and student housing (collectively Residential Properties) and commercial properties.

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