Spirit Realty Capital (SRC) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Accern Reports

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Media headlines about Spirit Realty Capital (NYSE:SRC) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Spirit Realty Capital earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.4184330404456 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Shares of NYSE SRC opened at $8.42 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $3.59 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.73 and a beta of 0.43. Spirit Realty Capital has a one year low of $7.34 and a one year high of $8.84. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69, a quick ratio of 0.53 and a current ratio of 0.53.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 28th will be given a dividend of $0.125 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 27th. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.94%. Spirit Realty Capital’s payout ratio is currently 84.71%.

SRC has been the topic of several recent research reports. ValuEngine cut shares of Spirit Realty Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Spirit Realty Capital from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 11th. BTIG Research cut shares of Spirit Realty Capital from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 21st. Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of Spirit Realty Capital from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 8th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $9.08.

About Spirit Realty Capital

Spirit Realty Capital, Inc (NYSE: SRC) is a premier net-lease REIT that primarily invests in high-quality, operationally essential real estate, subject to long-term, net leases. Over the past decade, Spirit has become an industry leader and owner of income-producing, strategically located retail, industrial, office and data center properties providing superior risk adjusted returns and steady dividend growth for our stockholders.

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