News articles about National Storage Affiliates Trust (NYSE:NSA) have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. National Storage Affiliates Trust earned a news sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.2899011840105 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.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

National Storage Affiliates Trust (NYSE NSA) opened at 22.01 on Thursday. The company has a 50 day moving average of $22.21 and a 200 day moving average of $23.42. National Storage Affiliates Trust has a 1-year low of $18.81 and a 1-year high of $26.15. The firm has a market capitalization of $973.33 million, a P/E ratio of 84.33 and a beta of 0.74.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.73%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. National Storage Affiliates Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 800.06%.

Several equities analysts recently commented on NSA shares. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $28.00 price target on shares of National Storage Affiliates Trust in a research note on Monday, May 22nd. KeyCorp restated a “hold” rating on shares of National Storage Affiliates Trust in a research note on Friday, August 25th. FBR & Co restated a “hold” rating and issued a $23.00 price target on shares of National Storage Affiliates Trust in a research note on Monday, May 15th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of National Storage Affiliates Trust from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of National Storage Affiliates Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. National Storage Affiliates Trust has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $25.00.

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In other National Storage Affiliates Trust news, CEO Arlen Dale Nordhagen sold 30,000 shares of National Storage Affiliates Trust stock in a transaction on Monday, August 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.06, for a total transaction of $661,800.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Insiders own 17.70% of the company’s stock.

National Storage Affiliates Trust Company Profile

National Storage Affiliates Trust is an integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust. The Company is focused on the ownership, operation and acquisition of self-storage properties located within various metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) across the United States. The Company’s operating partnership subsidiary is NSA OP, LP.

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