Media stories about Easterly Government Properties (NYSE:DEA) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Easterly Government Properties earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.6764478800821 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Easterly Government Properties (NYSE DEA) traded up $0.09 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $19.68. The stock had a trading volume of 29,768 shares, compared to its average volume of 400,993. The company has a quick ratio of 1.26, a current ratio of 1.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.70. The company has a market cap of $871.33, a P/E ratio of 197.40 and a beta of 0.46. Easterly Government Properties has a 52-week low of $19.08 and a 52-week high of $22.32.
DEA has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Easterly Government Properties from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 price target for the company in a research note on Monday, December 25th. SunTrust Banks set a $24.00 target price on Easterly Government Properties and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 17th.
Easterly Government Properties, Inc is an internally managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company focuses on the acquisition, development and management of Class A commercial properties that are leased to the United States Government agencies. The Company leases its properties to such agencies through the United States General Services Administration (GSA).
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