Media stories about Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors (NYSE:FTAI) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. 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 companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.0633226965582 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Shares of Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors (NYSE FTAI) traded up 1.57% on Monday, reaching $17.44. 79,181 shares of the company were exchanged. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $17.21 and its 200 day moving average price is $15.98. The stock’s market capitalization is $1.32 billion. Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors has a 52 week low of $11.35 and a 52 week high of $18.41.

Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors (NYSE:FTAI) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The financial services provider reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $51.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $52.36 million. Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors had a positive return on equity of 0.27% and a negative net margin of 4.98%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 54.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.07) EPS. Equities research analysts anticipate that Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors will post $0.17 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 18th were given a dividend of $0.33 per share. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, August 16th. Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors’s dividend payout ratio is presently -1,100.00%.

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. TheStreet upgraded shares of Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $17.83.

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Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors Company Profile

Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC owns and acquires infrastructure and equipment that is essential for the transportation of goods and people across the world. The Company operates through five segments Aviation Leasing, Offshore Energy, Shipping Containers, Jefferson Terminal and Railroad.

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