News stories about Community Healthcare Trust (NYSE:CHCT) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Community Healthcare Trust earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.5386087405892 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Community Healthcare Trust Incorporated (CHCT) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Community Healthcare Trust’s (CHCT) CEO Timothy Wallace on Q3 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript (seekingalpha.com)
- Community Healthcare Trust, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CHCT-US : November 9, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Edited Transcript of CHCT earnings conference call or presentation 8-Nov-17 3:00pm GMT (finance.yahoo.com)
- Community Healthcare Trust Incorporated (CHCT) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results (americanbankingnews.com)
CHCT has been the topic of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Community Healthcare Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Community Healthcare Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Community Healthcare Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $26.50.
Shares of Community Healthcare Trust (NYSE:CHCT) traded up $0.10 on Monday, hitting $27.26. 80,600 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 83,666. The stock has a market capitalization of $493.02, a P/E ratio of 18.80 and a beta of 1.01. Community Healthcare Trust has a fifty-two week low of $19.61 and a fifty-two week high of $27.99.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 1st. Investors of record on Friday, November 17th will be given a dividend of $0.395 per share. This is a positive change from Community Healthcare Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.39. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 16th. This represents a $1.58 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.80%. Community Healthcare Trust’s dividend payout ratio is 747.65%.
Community Healthcare Trust Company Profile
Community Healthcare Trust Incorporated is an integrated healthcare real estate company. The Company owns and acquires, or finances, real estate properties that are leased to hospitals, doctors, healthcare systems or other healthcare service providers in non-urban markets. It has investments in healthcare real estate, including mortgage and other loans.
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