CYS Investments (CYS) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows

Headlines about CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. CYS Investments earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.6781486816359 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

CYS Investments (CYS) traded down 0.11% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $8.70. The company had a trading volume of 480,338 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $8.70 and its 200-day moving average is $8.52. CYS Investments has a one year low of $7.42 and a one year high of $8.98. The firm’s market capitalization is $1.32 billion.

CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $50.91 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $69.70 million. CYS Investments had a positive return on equity of 12.69% and a negative net margin of 5.86%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.26 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that CYS Investments will post $1.04 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 11th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 25th were issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 22nd. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.49%. CYS Investments’s dividend payout ratio is -400.00%.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on CYS shares. Zacks Investment Research raised CYS Investments from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. BidaskClub cut CYS Investments from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, July 8th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and set a $8.50 target price on shares of CYS Investments in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $8.00.

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In other news, Director David A. Tyson sold 5,950 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.50, for a total transaction of $50,575.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 22,603 shares in the company, valued at $192,125.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Insiders own 1.04% of the company’s stock.

About CYS Investments

CYS Investments, Inc is a specialty finance company. The Company’s objective is to provide consistent returns to its investors through a combination of dividends and capital appreciation. It invests in agency residential mortgage-backed security (RMBS) collateralized by fixed rate single-family residential mortgage loans; adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs), which have coupon rates that reset monthly, or hybrid ARMs, which have a coupon rate that is fixed for an initial period.

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