Gladstone Commercial Corp. (GOOD) Sees Strong Trading Volume
Gladstone Commercial Corp. (NASDAQ:GOOD) shares saw an uptick in trading volume on Monday . 199,195 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 31% from the previous session’s volume of 152,045 shares.The stock last traded at $17.37 and had previously closed at $17.17.
Several research firms recently issued reports on GOOD. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Gladstone Commercial Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 5th. TheStreet lowered shares of Gladstone Commercial Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, April 29th.
The stock’s 50 day moving average is $16.82 and its 200-day moving average is $15.81. The firm’s market capitalization is $392.56 million.
Gladstone Commercial Corp. (NASDAQ:GOOD) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, April 27th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.39. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Gladstone Commercial Corp. will post $1.54 earnings per share for the current year.
The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 17th were paid a $0.125 dividend. This represents a $1.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.64%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, June 15th.
A number of hedge funds have modified their holdings of the company. Morgan Stanley boosted its stake in shares of Gladstone Commercial Corp. by 43.4% in the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 85,333 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,245,000 after buying an additional 25,843 shares during the period. Systematic Financial Management LP acquired a new stake in shares of Gladstone Commercial Corp. during the fourth quarter valued at $1,232,000. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of Gladstone Commercial Corp. by 15.1% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 275,518 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $4,020,000 after buying an additional 36,150 shares during the period.
Gladstone Commercial Corporation is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company focuses on acquiring, owning and managing office and industrial properties, and making long-term industrial and commercial mortgage loans. The Company’s portfolio of real estate is leased to a section of tenants ranging from small businesses to large public companies.
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