Media stories about ARMOUR Residential REIT (NYSE:ARR) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ARMOUR Residential REIT earned a media sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.4422204238878 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

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

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised ARMOUR Residential REIT from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st.

Shares of ARMOUR Residential REIT (NYSE ARR) traded up $0.10 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $22.43. The stock had a trading volume of 598,456 shares, compared to its average volume of 504,089. The company has a market cap of $943.32, a PE ratio of 4.43 and a beta of 0.55. ARMOUR Residential REIT has a one year low of $21.30 and a one year high of $27.60.

The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, February 27th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 15th will be paid a $0.19 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 14th. This represents a $2.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 10.16%. ARMOUR Residential REIT’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 45.06%.

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ARMOUR Residential REIT Company Profile

ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc is a real estate investment trust. The Company invests in and manages a leveraged portfolio of mortgage-backed securities (MBS) and mortgage loans. The Company invests in residential mortgage backed securities issued or guaranteed by a United States Government-sponsored enterprise (GSE), such as the Federal National Mortgage Association or the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, or a government agency, such as the Government National Mortgage Association (collectively, Agency Securities).

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