Farmland Partners Inc. (NYSE:FPI) saw strong trading volume on Wednesday . 82,028 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 5% from the previous session’s volume of 78,368 shares.The stock last traded at $11.47 and had previously closed at $11.65.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Farmland Partners from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. Farmland Partners currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $12.00.

The company’s market capitalization is $146.96 million. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $11.57 and a 200 day moving average of $11.08.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.1275 per share. This represents a $0.51 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.49%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 28th.

Farmland Partners, Inc is an internally managed real estate company. The Company owns and seeks to acquire primary crop farmland located in agricultural markets throughout North America. The Company is the sole member of the general partner of Farmland Partners Operating Partnership, LP. The Company’s principal investment focus is on farmland located in agricultural markets throughout North America, however, it may seek to acquire farmland outside of North America.

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