Media stories about Universal Health Realty Income Trust (NYSE:UHT) have been trending positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Universal Health Realty Income Trust earned a news impact score of 0.45 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 48.0311086811186 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of Universal Health Realty Income Trust (NYSE UHT) opened at $73.77 on Friday. Universal Health Realty Income Trust has a 12 month low of $59.10 and a 12 month high of $84.90. The firm has a market capitalization of $995.48, a P/E ratio of 23.08 and a beta of 0.35. The company has a quick ratio of 1.01, a current ratio of 1.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.22.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 18th will be paid a $0.665 dividend. This is a positive change from Universal Health Realty Income Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.66. This represents a $2.66 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 15th. Universal Health Realty Income Trust’s dividend payout ratio is currently 81.48%.

Separately, BidaskClub upgraded Universal Health Realty Income Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd.

In other news, VP Charles F. Boyle sold 2,368 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $76.49, for a total value of $181,128.32. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 26,910 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,058,345.90. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 1.90% of the company’s stock.

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Universal Health Realty Income Trust Company Profile

Universal Health Realty Income Trust is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company invests in healthcare and human service related facilities, including acute care hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, sub-acute facilities, surgery centers, free-standing emergency departments, childcare centers and medical office buildings (MOBs).

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