News coverage about National Storage Affiliates Trust (NYSE:NSA) has trended positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. National Storage Affiliates Trust earned a daily sentiment score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.5968977981805 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Shares of National Storage Affiliates Trust (NSA) traded up $0.03 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $26.41. The company had a trading volume of 204,452 shares, compared to its average volume of 405,242. National Storage Affiliates Trust has a 1 year low of $19.59 and a 1 year high of $26.50. The company has a market capitalization of $1,161.19, a PE ratio of 21.23, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.79 and a beta of 0.78. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.12, a quick ratio of 0.66 and a current ratio of 0.66.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Friday, December 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.28 per share. This is a boost from National Storage Affiliates Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.26. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 14th. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.24%. National Storage Affiliates Trust’s payout ratio is presently 650.04%.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on NSA shares. B. Riley set a $23.00 target price on National Storage Affiliates Trust and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. FBR & Co set a $23.00 target price on National Storage Affiliates Trust and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 target price on shares of National Storage Affiliates Trust in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. BidaskClub raised National Storage Affiliates Trust from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. Finally, KeyCorp reissued a “hold” rating on shares of National Storage Affiliates Trust in a report on Friday, August 25th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $25.00.

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About National Storage Affiliates Trust

National Storage Affiliates Trust is an integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust. The Company is focused on the ownership, operation and acquisition of self-storage properties located within various metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) across the United States. The Company’s operating partnership subsidiary is NSA OP, LP.

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