News headlines about Urban Edge Properties (NYSE:UE) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Urban Edge Properties earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.3133616695883 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on UE shares. TheStreet upgraded shares of Urban Edge Properties from a “d” rating to a “c-” rating in a research report on Monday, November 6th. Capital One Financial restated an “equal weight” rating on shares of Urban Edge Properties in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Urban Edge Properties from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and two have given a hold rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $25.00.

Urban Edge Properties (NYSE:UE) traded up $0.30 during trading on Monday, reaching $25.19. 400,000 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 619,372. Urban Edge Properties has a 52-week low of $23.13 and a 52-week high of $28.90. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,832.92, a PE ratio of 25.97 and a beta of 0.61. The company has a current ratio of 7.58, a quick ratio of 7.58 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.36.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Friday, December 15th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 14th. Urban Edge Properties’s payout ratio is currently 90.72%.

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Urban Edge Properties Company Profile

Urban Edge Properties is a real estate investment trust. The Company is focused on managing, developing, redeveloping and acquiring retail real estate in urban communities, in the New York metropolitan region. Urban Edge Properties LP (UELP or the Operating Partnership) serves as its partnership subsidiary and owns, through affiliates, all of its real estate properties and other assets.

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