NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. (NYSE:NRF) rose 3.1% during trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $12.99 and last traded at $12.97, with a volume of 706,068 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $12.58.

NRF has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Sterne Agee CRT reissued a “buy” rating on shares of NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. in a report on Monday, May 16th. Zacks Investment Research raised NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 18th. FBR & Co downgraded NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and reduced their target price for the company from $18.00 to $12.75 in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. Finally, TheStreet downgraded NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 29th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $21.44.

The stock has a 50-day moving average of $12.33 and a 200-day moving average of $12.59.

NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. (NYSE:NRF) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 10th. The company reported $0.58 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.04. Equities analysts forecast that NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. will post $1.34 EPS for the current fiscal year.

NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. is a commercial real estate company. The Company invests in multiple asset classes across commercial real estate (CRE). Its portfolio consists of healthcare, hotel, manufactured housing communities, net lease and multifamily properties. The Company also invests in other opportunistic real estate investments, such as indirect interests in real estate through its investments in private equity funds (PE Investments).

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