Press coverage about DDR (NYSE:DDR) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. DDR earned a news sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.7432033007136 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

DDR has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of DDR from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, January 15th. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “sector perform” rating and issued a $9.00 price objective (down previously from $11.00) on shares of DDR in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Raymond James Financial restated a “buy” rating on shares of DDR in a research report on Friday, December 15th. Citigroup restated a “buy” rating on shares of DDR in a research report on Friday, December 15th. Finally, SunTrust Banks restated a “hold” rating and issued a $10.00 price objective on shares of DDR in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. DDR presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $11.21.

Shares of DDR (DDR) traded down $0.15 during trading on Friday, hitting $7.09. 14,606,688 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,577,359. The company has a market cap of $2,612.42, a PE ratio of -177.25, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.39 and a beta of 0.60. DDR has a 52 week low of $6.77 and a 52 week high of $15.57. The company has a quick ratio of 0.61, a current ratio of 0.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.51.

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About DDR

DDR Corp. is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust. It operates through two segments: shopping centers and loan investments. It is in the business of acquiring, owning, developing, redeveloping, expanding, leasing and managing shopping centers. As of December 31, 2016, it owned and managed approximately 106 million total square feet of gross leasable area (GLA).

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