Media stories about Store Capital (NYSE:STOR) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Store Capital earned a news impact score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.3741856955854 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Apple predicts $30B in capital expenditures, 20,000 new jobs over next five years (washingtonexaminer.com)
- Oaktree Capital Explains How the Quiksilver/Billabong Merger Will Save Two Iconic Brands (theinertia.com)
- Inland’s 2017 acquisition tally: $1.4 billion (chainstoreage.com)
- Optimistic Trending Companies: STORE Capital Corporation (STOR), Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) – Market Movers (financialqz.com)
- Detroit apartment complex to feature market, pet store (detroitnews.com)
A number of research firms have commented on STOR. KeyCorp reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Store Capital in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Store Capital from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 6th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Store Capital from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, October 14th. Stifel Nicolaus increased their price objective on shares of Store Capital from $25.00 to $27.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 16th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Store Capital in a report on Friday, October 20th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $27.00.
Store Capital (NYSE:STOR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.39 by ($0.24). Store Capital had a net margin of 35.67% and a return on equity of 5.35%. analysts anticipate that Store Capital will post 1.6 earnings per share for the current year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, January 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th were paid a $0.31 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 28th. This represents a $1.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.01%. Store Capital’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 185.07%.
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Store Capital Company Profile
STORE Capital Corporation is an internally managed net-lease real estate investment trust. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, investment and management of single tenant operational real estate (STORE) properties. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned a portfolio that consisted of investments in 1,660 property locations operated by 360 customers across 48 states.
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