Press coverage about Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE:RLGY) has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog 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. Realogy Holdings Corp. earned a coverage optimism score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.8723420409693 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Several brokerages have weighed in on RLGY. Deutsche Bank AG set a $42.00 target price on shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. BidaskClub raised shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $38.00 target price on shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 target price on shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Finally, Barclays PLC increased their target price on shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. from $23.00 to $24.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $34.63.

Realogy Holdings Corp. (RLGY) opened at 34.40 on Thursday. Realogy Holdings Corp. has a 1-year low of $21.43 and a 1-year high of $35.18. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $34.11 and a 200 day moving average of $31.40. The stock has a market cap of $4.69 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.05 and a beta of 1.39.

Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE:RLGY) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The financial services provider reported $0.77 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.03. Realogy Holdings Corp. had a net margin of 4.06% and a return on equity of 9.53%. The company had revenue of $1.79 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.73 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.74 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 7.9% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts expect that Realogy Holdings Corp. will post $1.73 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, August 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 16th were paid a dividend of $0.09 per share. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, August 14th. Realogy Holdings Corp.’s dividend payout ratio is currently 21.05%.

In other news, SVP Timothy B. Gustavson sold 3,093 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $34.84, for a total transaction of $107,760.12. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 8,705 shares in the company, valued at approximately $303,282.20. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 1.80% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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About Realogy Holdings Corp.

Realogy Holdings Corp. is an integrated provider of residential real estate services in the United States. The Company is the franchisor of residential real estate brokerages with some of the recognized brands in the real estate industry, the owner of United States residential real estate brokerage offices, the global provider of outsourced employee relocation services and a provider of title and settlement services.

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