Hunt Companies Finance Trust Inc (NYSE:HCFT) to Issue Dividend Increase – $0.08 Per Share
Hunt Companies Finance Trust Inc (NYSE:HCFT) declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, June 10th, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 28th will be given a dividend of 0.075 per share on Monday, July 15th. This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.70%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 27th. This is an increase from Hunt Companies Finance Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.07.
Hunt Companies Finance Trust has a payout ratio of 85.7% meaning its dividend is currently covered by earnings, but may not be in the future if the company’s earnings tumble. Equities analysts expect Hunt Companies Finance Trust to earn $0.44 per share next year, which means the company should continue to be able to cover its $0.30 annual dividend with an expected future payout ratio of 68.2%.
Hunt Companies Finance Trust stock opened at $3.45 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.98, a quick ratio of 10.35 and a current ratio of 10.35. The firm has a market capitalization of $81.96 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -11.13 and a beta of 1.28. Hunt Companies Finance Trust has a 1 year low of $2.76 and a 1 year high of $3.79. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $3.41.
About Hunt Companies Finance Trust
Hunt Companies Finance Trust, Inc, a real estate specialty finance company, focuses on investing in portfolio mortgage-backed securities (MBS), mortgages, and other real estate related assets. It invests in agency and non-agency residential MBS, multi-family MBS, mortgage-servicing rights, and other mortgage-related investments.
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