News coverage about Sotherly Hotels (NASDAQ:SOHO) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sotherly Hotels earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.1071438247219 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Several equities analysts recently commented on the company. ValuEngine lowered Sotherly Hotels from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised Sotherly Hotels from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th.

Shares of Sotherly Hotels (SOHO) traded down $0.10 on Tuesday, hitting $6.13. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 67,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 29,501. Sotherly Hotels has a one year low of $5.57 and a one year high of $7.66. The firm has a market cap of $86.12, a price-to-earnings ratio of -612.39 and a beta of 0.71. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.46, a quick ratio of 2.78 and a current ratio of 2.78.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 11th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 15th will be given a $0.115 dividend. This represents a $0.46 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.50%. This is a positive change from Sotherly Hotels’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.11. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 14th. Sotherly Hotels’s dividend payout ratio is presently -4,395.60%.

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Sotherly Hotels Company Profile

Sotherly Hotels Inc is a self-managed and self-administered lodging real estate investment trust. The Company is focused on the acquisition, renovation, upbranding and repositioning of upscale to upper-upscale full-service hotels in the southern United States. The Company operates through the hotel ownership segment.

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