Headlines about UMH Properties (NYSE:UMH) have been trending somewhat negative recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. UMH Properties earned a news sentiment score of 0.00 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.4346485280826 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- UMH Properties, Inc. (UMH) Cut to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- UMH Properties, Inc. (UMH) Earns “Buy” Rating from B. Riley (americanbankingnews.com)
- Brokers Offer Predictions for UMH Properties, Inc.’s FY2017 Earnings (UMH) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Kenneth K. Quigley (marketwatch.com)
- Brokers Set Expectations for UMH Properties, Inc.’s FY2017 Earnings (UMH) (americanbankingnews.com)
UMH has been the topic of a number of research reports. BidaskClub lowered shares of UMH Properties from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. DA Davidson initiated coverage on shares of UMH Properties in a report on Friday, September 1st. They set a “buy” rating and a $18.00 target price on the stock. Janney Montgomery Scott initiated coverage on shares of UMH Properties in a report on Friday, September 8th. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of UMH Properties from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 target price on the stock in a report on Thursday, September 14th. Finally, B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of UMH Properties in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $18.70.
Shares of UMH Properties (NYSE:UMH) opened at $15.23 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.98, a current ratio of 4.46 and a quick ratio of 4.46. UMH Properties has a 12 month low of $12.18 and a 12 month high of $17.90. The company has a market cap of $531.94, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.07, a PEG ratio of 2.09 and a beta of 0.60.
UMH Properties (NYSE:UMH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported ($0.15) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.19 by ($0.34). UMH Properties had a net margin of 1.05% and a return on equity of 0.74%. The firm had revenue of $28.69 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $28.79 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.02) earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.1% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts anticipate that UMH Properties will post 0.73 earnings per share for the current year.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be paid a $0.18 dividend. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.73%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 14th. UMH Properties’s dividend payout ratio is currently -327.26%.
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About UMH Properties
UMH Properties, Inc (UMH) is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company’s primary business is the ownership and operation of manufactured home communities, including leasing manufactured home sites to private manufactured home owners. The Company also leases homes to residents, and through its taxable REIT subsidiary, UMH Sales and Finance, Inc (S&F), conducts manufactured home sales in its communities.
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