Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 8th, Zacks reports. Investors of record on Friday, December 29th will be paid a dividend of 0.48 per share by the real estate investment trust on Monday, January 15th. This represents a $1.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th.

Starwood Property Trust has increased its dividend by an average of 2.2% per year over the last three years. Starwood Property Trust has a payout ratio of 90.6% meaning its dividend is currently covered by earnings, but may not be in the future if the company’s earnings decline. Equities analysts expect Starwood Property Trust to earn $2.07 per share next year, which means the company should continue to be able to cover its $1.92 annual dividend with an expected future payout ratio of 92.8%.

Starwood Property Trust (NYSE:STWD) opened at $21.73 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 2.47, a quick ratio of 2.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.68. The firm has a market capitalization of $5,670.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.09, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.04 and a beta of 0.37. Starwood Property Trust has a 1 year low of $21.27 and a 1 year high of $23.01.

Starwood Property Trust (NYSE:STWD) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.65 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.11. The company had revenue of $226.77 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $236.76 million. Starwood Property Trust had a return on equity of 11.88% and a net margin of 52.28%. Starwood Property Trust’s revenue was up 10.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.59 earnings per share. sell-side analysts forecast that Starwood Property Trust will post 2.12 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several equities analysts have weighed in on the company. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 price target on shares of Starwood Property Trust in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. BidaskClub downgraded Starwood Property Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised Starwood Property Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. ValuEngine raised Starwood Property Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Compass Point raised Starwood Property Trust from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Starwood Property Trust has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $24.00.

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