Resource Capital (RSO) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows

News headlines about Resource Capital (NYSE:RSO) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Resource Capital earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.4456918648485 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

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

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on RSO shares. ValuEngine raised Resource Capital from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 14th. JMP Securities upgraded Resource Capital from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 14th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Resource Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $11.75.

Resource Capital stock opened at $9.67 on Monday. Resource Capital has a 1 year low of $8.51 and a 1 year high of $11.38. The firm has a market capitalization of $303.48, a price-to-earnings ratio of 50.89 and a beta of 1.02. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.60, a current ratio of 134.66 and a quick ratio of 134.66.

Resource Capital (NYSE:RSO) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March 7th. The real estate investment trust reported ($0.15) EPS for the quarter. Resource Capital had a negative return on equity of 1.34% and a net margin of 76.28%. The business had revenue of $11.03 million for the quarter. research analysts expect that Resource Capital will post 0.18 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, CEO Robert C. Lieber purchased 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 13th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $4.56 per share, with a total value of $91,200.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director Jeffrey P. Cohen purchased 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 13th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $9.26 per share, with a total value of $92,600.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have acquired a total of 35,775 shares of company stock valued at $236,737 over the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 4.82% of the company’s stock.

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Resource Capital Company Profile

Resource Capital Corp. is a real estate finance company. The Company operates through four segments: Commercial Real Estate Debt Investments, Commercial Finance, Residential Mortgage Lending and Corporate & Other. The Commercial Real Estate Debt Investments segment includes the Company’s activities and operations related to commercial real estate loans, commercial real estate-related securities and investments in real estate.

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