Media headlines about Universal Health Realty Income Trust (NYSE:UHT) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Universal Health Realty Income Trust earned a coverage optimism score of 0.41 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 48.3486984840938 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Separately, BidaskClub raised Universal Health Realty Income Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th.
Shares of Universal Health Realty Income Trust (UHT) traded up 0.24% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $75.49. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 32,902 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $1.03 billion, a PE ratio of 23.37 and a beta of 0.32. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $75.02 and its 200-day moving average is $74.29. Universal Health Realty Income Trust has a 52-week low of $54.06 and a 52-week high of $84.90.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 18th were given a dividend of $0.66 per share. This represents a $2.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, September 15th. Universal Health Realty Income Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 81.73%.
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About Universal Health Realty Income Trust
Universal Health Realty Income Trust is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company invests in healthcare and human service related facilities, including acute care hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, sub-acute facilities, surgery centers, free-standing emergency departments, childcare centers and medical office buildings (MOBs).
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