News stories about Spirit Realty Capital (NYSE:SRC) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Spirit Realty Capital earned a news sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.1408692159742 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Spirit Realty Capital (NYSE SRC) traded up $0.02 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $8.67. The stock had a trading volume of 12,632,953 shares, compared to its average volume of 9,975,590. The company has a market capitalization of $3,916.16, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.11 and a beta of 0.56. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.19, a quick ratio of 0.59 and a current ratio of 0.59. Spirit Realty Capital has a one year low of $6.64 and a one year high of $11.29.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.30%. Spirit Realty Capital’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 800.00%.

Several research firms have issued reports on SRC. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating on shares of Spirit Realty Capital in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Mizuho set a $9.00 price objective on Spirit Realty Capital and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, October 22nd. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services restated a “hold” rating on shares of Spirit Realty Capital in a research note on Monday, November 13th. Robert W. Baird lowered Spirit Realty Capital from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and dropped their price objective for the company from $10.00 to $9.00 in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Finally, Deutsche Bank restated a “buy” rating and issued a $11.00 price objective on shares of Spirit Realty Capital in a research note on Friday, October 20th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $9.47.

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Spirit Realty Capital Company Profile

Spirit Realty Capital, Inc is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company’s operations are carried out through Spirit Realty, L.P. (the Operating Partnership). The Company invests in single-tenant, operationally essential real estate throughout the United States that is leased on a long-term, triple-net basis primarily to tenants engaged in retail, service and distribution industries.

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