Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Arbor Realty Trust (ABR) Stock Price

News articles about Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Arbor Realty Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.6159057221848 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Arbor Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 13th.

Arbor Realty Trust (ABR) opened at $8.28 on Wednesday. Arbor Realty Trust has a 52-week low of $6.92 and a 52-week high of $8.99. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.72, a current ratio of 13.19 and a quick ratio of 13.19. The stock has a market capitalization of $528.17, a PE ratio of 8.48 and a beta of 0.61.

Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR) last issued its earnings results on Friday, November 3rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $42.14 million during the quarter. Arbor Realty Trust had a return on equity of 11.61% and a net margin of 57.54%. research analysts expect that Arbor Realty Trust will post 1 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.19 per share. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 9.18%. This is a boost from Arbor Realty Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.18. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 14th. Arbor Realty Trust’s dividend payout ratio is 61.54%.

In other Arbor Realty Trust news, Director William B. Helmreich sold 28,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.03, for a total value of $224,840.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 178,735 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,435,242.05. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Melvin F. Lazar acquired 6,785 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 30th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $8.04 per share, for a total transaction of $54,551.40. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 169,615 shares in the company, valued at $1,363,704.60. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Corporate insiders own 16.50% of the company’s stock.

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Arbor Realty Trust Company Profile

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc is a real estate investment trust. The Company invests in a portfolio of structured finance assets in the multifamily and commercial real estate markets, primarily consisting of bridge and mezzanine loans, including junior participating interests in first mortgages, preferred and direct equity.

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