News coverage about CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS) has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. CYS Investments earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.933140974971 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Two Stable Stocks: Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO), CYS Investments, Inc. (NYSE:CYS) – The Oracle Examiner (oracleexaminer.com)
- Income and book value decline at CYS Investments – Seeking Alpha (seekingalpha.com)
- CYS Investments, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Year Ended 2017 Financial Results – Business Wire (press release) (businesswire.com)
- CYS Investments (CYS) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.02 EPS (americanbankingnews.com)
Several analysts recently commented on the company. Compass Point upgraded CYS Investments from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 6th. ValuEngine cut CYS Investments from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. CYS Investments currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $8.25.
CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February 13th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.24 by ($0.02). CYS Investments had a negative net margin of 2.59% and a positive return on equity of 13.30%. The business had revenue of $46.18 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $47.00 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.24 earnings per share.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 27th. Investors of record on Friday, December 22nd will be given a $0.25 dividend. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 15.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 21st. CYS Investments’s dividend payout ratio is currently -499.98%.
CYS Investments Company Profile
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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