Media coverage about New York REIT (NYSE:NYRT) has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. New York REIT earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.6419717164253 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Shares of New York REIT (NYRT) traded down $0.03 during trading on Friday, reaching $4.13. The company had a trading volume of 1,955,914 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,637,515. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.45, a quick ratio of 5.24 and a current ratio of 5.24. The company has a market capitalization of $693.55, a price-to-earnings ratio of -8.26 and a beta of 0.68. New York REIT has a 1 year low of $3.88 and a 1 year high of $10.10.

The company also recently disclosed a special dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 26th. Investors of record on Friday, January 19th will be issued a $2.00 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, January 29th.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on NYRT. SunTrust Banks set a $7.00 price objective on New York REIT and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. ValuEngine raised New York REIT from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $8.38.

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New York REIT Company Profile

New York REIT, Inc is a real estate investment trust. The Company owns a portfolio of commercial real estate. The Company’s business is primarily conducted through New York Recovery Operating Partnership, L.P. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned 19 properties, which aggregated 3.3 million rentable square feet.

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