Media headlines about One Liberty Properties (NYSE:OLP) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. One Liberty Properties earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.8707259086852 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

One Liberty Properties (NYSE:OLP) traded down 1.24% on Friday, reaching $24.67. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 27,055 shares. One Liberty Properties has a 12 month low of $21.96 and a 12 month high of $25.89. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $24.11 and its 200-day moving average is $23.75. The firm has a market cap of $459.58 million, a P/E ratio of 20.91 and a beta of 0.83.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 4th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 25th were paid a dividend of $0.43 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 22nd. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.97%. One Liberty Properties’s payout ratio is presently 147.01%.

Several research analysts have recently commented on OLP shares. FBR & Co started coverage on One Liberty Properties in a report on Monday, July 24th. They issued a “mkt perform” rating and a $25.50 target price on the stock. BidaskClub raised One Liberty Properties from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. ValuEngine raised One Liberty Properties from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded One Liberty Properties from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, DA Davidson began coverage on One Liberty Properties in a report on Monday, September 25th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $25.00 price objective on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. One Liberty Properties currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $24.83.

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In other news, insider Lawrence Ricketts sold 7,000 shares of One Liberty Properties stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.14, for a total transaction of $168,980.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 113,302 shares in the company, valued at $2,735,110.28. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, VP Justin Clair sold 2,100 shares of One Liberty Properties stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.06, for a total transaction of $50,526.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 33,305 shares in the company, valued at approximately $801,318.30. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 11,939 shares of company stock worth $290,112. 8.60% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

One Liberty Properties Company Profile

One Liberty Properties, Inc is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company acquires, owns and manages a geographically diversified portfolio consisting of retail, industrial, flex, and health and fitness properties. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned 114 properties and participated in joint ventures that own five properties.

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