Media coverage about Capstead Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:CMO) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Capstead Mortgage Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.8196750631252 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

A number of research firms have recently commented on CMO. BidaskClub cut Capstead Mortgage Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Capstead Mortgage Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have assigned a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $11.00.

Shares of Capstead Mortgage Corporation (CMO) traded down 1.790% during trading on Monday, reaching $9.055. The company had a trading volume of 314,536 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $9.60 and a 200 day moving average of $10.17. Capstead Mortgage Corporation has a 52-week low of $9.04 and a 52-week high of $11.41. The stock has a market capitalization of $870.22 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.844 and a beta of 0.38.

Capstead Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:CMO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.20 by ($0.07). Capstead Mortgage Corporation had a net margin of 34.00% and a return on equity of 7.16%. The firm had revenue of $57.44 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $24.10 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.13 EPS. Equities research analysts forecast that Capstead Mortgage Corporation will post $0.75 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 20th. Investors of record on Friday, September 29th were paid a dividend of $0.19 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 28th. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.24%. Capstead Mortgage Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is presently 124.59%.

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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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