Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact OUTFRONT Media (OUT) Share Price

News articles about OUTFRONT Media (NYSE:OUT) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. OUTFRONT Media earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.181192360021 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Shares of OUTFRONT Media (NYSE OUT) traded up $0.08 on Tuesday, hitting $23.42. The stock had a trading volume of 581,093 shares, compared to its average volume of 856,780. OUTFRONT Media has a fifty-two week low of $20.82 and a fifty-two week high of $27.89. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.73, a quick ratio of 1.23 and a current ratio of 1.23. The firm has a market cap of $3,250.00, a PE ratio of 11.96, a PEG ratio of 1.85 and a beta of 1.13.

OUTFRONT Media (NYSE:OUT) last issued its earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The financial services provider reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.56 by ($0.20). The company had revenue of $392.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $391.18 million. OUTFRONT Media had a return on equity of 9.57% and a net margin of 7.71%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.63 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that OUTFRONT Media will post 1.98 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Friday, December 8th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 7th. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.15%. OUTFRONT Media’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 171.43%.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on OUT shares. Zacks Investment Research raised OUTFRONT Media from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Wells Fargo & Company reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $30.00 target price on shares of OUTFRONT Media in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. ValuEngine raised OUTFRONT Media from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Loop Capital reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $28.00 target price (up from $27.00) on shares of OUTFRONT Media in a report on Thursday, September 28th. Finally, Barrington Research reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $26.00 target price (down from $29.00) on shares of OUTFRONT Media in a report on Monday, August 14th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $30.17.

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OUTFRONT Media Company Profile

OUTFRONT Media Inc is a real estate investment trust (REIT), which provides advertising space (displays) on out-of-home advertising structures and sites in the United States and Canada. The Company’s segments are U.S. Media and Other. The U.S. Media segment includes U.S. Billboard and Transit. The Other segment includes International and Sports Marketing.

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