Media coverage about Cedar Realty Trust (NYSE:CDR) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cedar Realty Trust earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.6227016204376 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

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

Cedar Realty Trust (NYSE:CDR) remained flat at $$5.97 during trading on Thursday. 429,100 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 577,926. Cedar Realty Trust has a 12-month low of $4.70 and a 12-month high of $6.79. The company has a quick ratio of 0.72, a current ratio of 0.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.49. The firm has a market cap of $545.16, a PE ratio of 10.66 and a beta of 0.93.

Cedar Realty Trust (NYSE:CDR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $36.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $35.31 million. Cedar Realty Trust had a return on equity of 4.18% and a net margin of 11.42%. Cedar Realty Trust’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.15 earnings per share. research analysts anticipate that Cedar Realty Trust will post 0.55 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, November 20th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 10th were given a dividend of $0.05 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, November 9th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.35%. Cedar Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio is currently -285.71%.

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on CDR shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Cedar Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $6.50 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. KeyCorp restated a “hold” rating on shares of Cedar Realty Trust in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. BidaskClub downgraded Cedar Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 16th. Boenning Scattergood restated a “sell” rating and issued a $4.50 target price on shares of Cedar Realty Trust in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Cedar Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $5.81.

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Cedar Realty Trust Company Profile

Cedar Realty Trust, Inc is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company focuses on ownership and operation of grocery-anchored shopping centers straddling the Washington District of Columbia (DC) to Boston corridor. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned and managed a portfolio of 61 operating properties (excluding properties held for sale) totaling approximately 9.1 million square feet of gross leasable area (GLA).

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