Media coverage about New York REIT (NYSE:NYRT) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. New York REIT earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.3202265873525 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on the company. SunTrust Banks set a $7.00 price target on New York REIT and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. ValuEngine raised New York REIT from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. New York REIT has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $8.38.

Shares of New York REIT (NYSE NYRT) opened at $4.96 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $837.96, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.59 and a beta of 0.68. New York REIT has a 12-month low of $4.93 and a 12-month high of $10.15. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.45, a current ratio of 5.24 and a quick ratio of 5.24.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, November 28th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 20th were given a dividend of $2.07 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 17th. This is a positive change from New York REIT’s previous dividend of $0.04.

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New York REIT Company Profile

New York REIT, Inc is a real estate investment trust. The Company owns a portfolio of commercial real estate. The Company’s business is primarily conducted through New York Recovery Operating Partnership, L.P. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned 19 properties, which aggregated 3.3 million rentable square feet.

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