Press coverage about InfraREIT (NYSE:HIFR) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty 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. InfraREIT earned a news impact score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.8313062701167 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of HIFR opened at $20.61 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.29, a current ratio of 0.29 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93. InfraREIT has a 52-week low of $17.60 and a 52-week high of $23.22.

InfraREIT (NYSE:HIFR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 1st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $2.90 million during the quarter. InfraREIT had a return on equity of 8.71% and a net margin of 9.14%. analysts predict that InfraREIT will post 1.3 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, April 19th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 29th were issued a $0.25 dividend. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, March 28th.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the company. ValuEngine downgraded InfraREIT from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, March 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised InfraREIT from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 14th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and set a $18.00 price objective on shares of InfraREIT in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $22.33.

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InfraREIT Company Profile

InfraREIT is a real estate investment trust that is engaged in owning and leasing rate-regulated electric transmission assets in the state of Texas. The Company is externally managed by Hunt Utility Services, LLC, an affiliate of Hunt Consolidated, Inc (a diversified holding company based in Dallas, Texas, and managed by the Ray L.

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