News stories about Capstead Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:CMO) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Capstead Mortgage Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.4309595382121 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Capstead Mortgage Corporation (NYSE CMO) opened at 9.66 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $928.36 million, a PE ratio of 15.84 and a beta of 0.36. Capstead Mortgage Corporation has a 1-year low of $8.93 and a 1-year high of $11.41. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $10.18 and a 200-day moving average price of $10.52.

Capstead Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:CMO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $56.34 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $26.13 million. Capstead Mortgage Corporation had a return on equity of 7.31% and a net margin of 35.05%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.19 EPS. On average, analysts expect that Capstead Mortgage Corporation will post $0.75 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, July 20th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 30th were paid a $0.21 dividend. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, June 28th. Capstead Mortgage Corporation’s payout ratio is currently 137.70%.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on CMO. BidaskClub downgraded Capstead Mortgage Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $11.00 price objective on shares of Capstead Mortgage Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, May 30th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Capstead Mortgage Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a hold rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $11.00.

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Capstead Mortgage Corporation Company Profile

Capstead Mortgage Corporation operates as a self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company manages a leveraged portfolio of residential mortgage pass-through securities consisting of relatively short-duration adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) securities issued and guaranteed by government-sponsored enterprises, either Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) or the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), or by an agency of the federal government, the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae).

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