Media stories about Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. (NASDAQ:ROIC) have trended positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. earned a coverage optimism score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.568715996536 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Jefferies Group LLC set a $20.00 price target on Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research raised Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 price target on shares of Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Citigroup Inc decreased their price target on Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. from $20.50 to $20.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Finally, KeyCorp reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $22.00.

Shares of Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. (NASDAQ ROIC) traded up $0.25 during trading on Friday, hitting $18.43. The stock had a trading volume of 1,065,484 shares, compared to its average volume of 962,516. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06, a quick ratio of 1.64 and a current ratio of 1.64. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.02 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.73, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.47 and a beta of 0.66. Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. has a twelve month low of $17.87 and a twelve month high of $22.37.

Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. (NASDAQ:ROIC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 24th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.29 by ($0.21). The firm had revenue of $67.97 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $68.34 million. Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. had a net margin of 14.13% and a return on equity of 2.86%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 14.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.26 EPS. equities research analysts expect that Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. will post 1.13 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 14th will be issued a $0.188 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 13th. This represents a $0.75 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.08%. Retail Opportunity Investments Corp.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 241.94%.

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Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. Company Profile

Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. (ROIC) is a fully integrated, self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company specializes in the acquisition, ownership and management of necessity-based community and neighborhood shopping centers on the west coast of the United States, anchored by supermarkets and drugstores.

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