News articles about Community Healthcare Trust (NYSE:CHCT) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Community Healthcare Trust earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 44.9139135673706 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of CHCT traded up $0.20 on Friday, reaching $29.39. 196,929 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 110,697. The stock has a market cap of $530.67 million, a PE ratio of 20.84 and a beta of 0.83. Community Healthcare Trust has a 12 month low of $22.41 and a 12 month high of $30.64.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 18th were given a dividend of $0.40 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, May 17th. This is a boost from Community Healthcare Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.40. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.44%. Community Healthcare Trust’s payout ratio is currently 113.48%.
Community Healthcare Trust Company Profile
Community Healthcare Trust Incorporated is a real estate investment trust that focuses on owning income-producing real estate properties associated primarily with the delivery of outpatient healthcare services in non-urban markets throughout the United States. The Company had investments of approximately $413.3 million in 89 real estate properties, including one mortgage note, as of March 31, 2018, located in 27 states, totaling approximately 2.0 million square feet.
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