Press coverage about Gladstone Land (NASDAQ:LAND) has trended positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Gladstone Land earned a media sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.4903388789098 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on LAND shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Gladstone Land from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. Hilliard Lyons downgraded shares of Gladstone Land from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services restated a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 target price (up from $14.00) on shares of Gladstone Land in a report on Friday, December 8th.

Gladstone Land (LAND) traded down $0.06 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $11.92. 83,231 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 73,422. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.48, a quick ratio of 0.86 and a current ratio of 0.86. Gladstone Land has a 1 year low of $10.77 and a 1 year high of $14.29. The company has a market capitalization of $162.15, a PE ratio of 397.47 and a beta of 0.88.

Gladstone Land (NASDAQ:LAND) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The real estate investment trust reported ($0.02) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by ($0.18). Gladstone Land had a return on equity of 0.25% and a net margin of 1.14%. The company had revenue of $6.56 million for the quarter. research analysts expect that Gladstone Land will post 0.57 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 30th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, March 20th will be given a dividend of $0.0443 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 19th. This represents a $0.53 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.45%. Gladstone Land’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 1,767.26%.

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Gladstone Land Company Profile

Gladstone Land Corporation is an agricultural real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is engaged in the business of owning and leasing farmland. The Company also owns various farm-related facilities, such as cooling facilities, buildings utilized for the storage and assembly of boxes for shipping produce (box barns), packinghouses, processing facilities and various storage facilities.

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