American Homes 4 Rent (AMH) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

Headlines about American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. American Homes 4 Rent earned a daily sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.6361392309581 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Shares of American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE AMH) traded down $0.24 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $21.77. The company had a trading volume of 1,328,245 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,032,461. The company has a market capitalization of $6,310.00, a PE ratio of 21.37, a P/E/G ratio of 1.86 and a beta of 0.69. American Homes 4 Rent has a 52-week low of $19.62 and a 52-week high of $23.98. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.40, a quick ratio of 1.51 and a current ratio of 1.51.

American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.25. The firm had revenue of $246.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $247.96 million. American Homes 4 Rent had a return on equity of 0.13% and a net margin of 7.74%. American Homes 4 Rent’s quarterly revenue was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.24 earnings per share. research analysts anticipate that American Homes 4 Rent will post 1.03 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 5th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 2nd will be issued a dividend of $0.05 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 29th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.92%. American Homes 4 Rent’s payout ratio is presently 2,000.00%.

Several research analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut American Homes 4 Rent from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. BidaskClub cut American Homes 4 Rent from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. TheStreet raised American Homes 4 Rent from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. B. Riley set a $26.00 target price on American Homes 4 Rent and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Finally, FBR & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $26.00 target price on shares of American Homes 4 Rent in a research report on Friday, September 29th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $25.13.

In related news, Director B Wayne Et Al Hughes acquired 101,678 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 7th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $21.87 per share, with a total value of $2,223,697.86. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Over the last three months, insiders have acquired 1,766,855 shares of company stock valued at $38,597,023. Company insiders own 27.82% of the company’s stock.

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American Homes 4 Rent Company Profile

American Homes 4 Rent is an internally managed real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on acquiring, renovating, leasing and operating single-family homes as rental properties. The Company’s primary objective is to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for its shareholders through dividends and capital appreciation by acquiring, renovating, leasing and operating single-family homes as rental properties.

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