Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect DuPont Fabros Technology (DFT) Share Price

Press coverage about DuPont Fabros Technology (NYSE:DFT) has trended positive on Saturday, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. Alpha One, a subsidiary of Accern, ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. DuPont Fabros Technology earned a daily sentiment score of 0.33 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave media coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 50 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Alpha One Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

A number of research firms have weighed in on DFT. TheStreet raised shares of DuPont Fabros Technology from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 14th. KeyCorp raised shares of DuPont Fabros Technology from a “sector weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $60.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and set a $54.00 price target (up from $47.00) on shares of DuPont Fabros Technology in a research report on Monday, February 27th. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “buy” rating on shares of DuPont Fabros Technology in a research report on Monday, May 1st. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus lowered shares of DuPont Fabros Technology from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and dropped their price target for the company from $57.00 to $54.00 in a research report on Monday, April 24th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $53.04.

DuPont Fabros Technology (NYSE:DFT) opened at 51.87 on Friday. DuPont Fabros Technology has a 1-year low of $37.54 and a 1-year high of $53.31. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $51.16 and a 200 day moving average of $46.90. The stock has a market cap of $4.02 billion, a P/E ratio of 29.57 and a beta of 0.63.

DuPont Fabros Technology (NYSE:DFT) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.31. DuPont Fabros Technology had a net margin of 9.36% and a return on equity of 21.81%. The company had revenue of $139.48 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $139.24 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.67 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 12.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts anticipate that DuPont Fabros Technology will post $1.82 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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About DuPont Fabros Technology

DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc (DFT) is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company owns, acquires, develops and operates wholesale data centers. The Company’s customers include national and international enterprises across various industries, such as technology, Internet, content providers, cloud providers, media, communications, healthcare and financial services.

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