Universal Health Realty Income Trust (UHT) Earning Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

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Media headlines about Universal Health Realty Income Trust (NYSE:UHT) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Universal Health Realty Income Trust earned a daily sentiment score of 0.42 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.5195317506945 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

UHT stock traded down $0.69 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $75.41. 23,151 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 25,528. The stock has a market cap of $1.05 billion, a PE ratio of 23.34 and a beta of 0.31. The company has a current ratio of 1.20, a quick ratio of 1.20 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.20. Universal Health Realty Income Trust has a 12 month low of $53.00 and a 12 month high of $78.61.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 28th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 17th will be issued a dividend of $0.67 per share. This represents a $2.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 14th.

UHT has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. TheStreet cut shares of Universal Health Realty Income Trust from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 23rd. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Universal Health Realty Income Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 5th.

Universal Health Realty Income Trust Company Profile

Universal Health Realty Income Trust, a real estate investment trust, invests in healthcare and human service related facilities including acute care hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, sub-acute care facilities, medical/office buildings, free-standing emergency departments and childcare centers. We have investments in sixty-nine properties located in twenty states.

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