Press coverage about Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust (NASDAQ:WHLR) has been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust earned a news sentiment score of 0.32 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.0238418064611 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

WHLR has been the subject of several research analyst reports. FBR & Co reissued a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 price objective on shares of Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust in a research note on Tuesday, September 19th. ValuEngine upgraded Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Compass Point downgraded Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating on shares of Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, September 21st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $14.83.

Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust (WHLR) opened at $11.03 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $96.82, a PE ratio of 8.34 and a beta of 1.18. The company has a quick ratio of 3.37, a current ratio of 3.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 7.05. Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust has a twelve month low of $7.95 and a twelve month high of $14.64.

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Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Company Profile

Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc is a self-managed commercial real estate investment company. The Company focuses on acquiring and managing retail properties with a primary focus on grocery-anchored centers. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned a portfolio consisting of 74 properties, including 59 retail shopping centers and five freestanding retail properties totaling 4,906,511 gross leasable square feet of which approximately 94% were leased, one office property, eight undeveloped land parcels totaling approximately 70 acres and one redevelopment project.

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