News stories about Gazit-Globe (NYSE:GZT) (TSE:GZT) have been trending somewhat negative recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Gazit-Globe earned a daily sentiment score of -0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.1690435526055 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
GZT has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. BidaskClub cut shares of Gazit-Globe from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. Citigroup Inc. upgraded shares of Gazit-Globe from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price objective for the stock from $9.20 to $11.00 in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Gazit-Globe from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $11.00.
Gazit-Globe (GZT) traded down 1.65% during trading on Friday, reaching $9.54. 2,598 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $9.72 and a 200 day moving average price of $9.84. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.86 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.58 and a beta of 1.08. Gazit-Globe has a 52 week low of $8.32 and a 52 week high of $10.69.
Gazit-Globe (NYSE:GZT) (TSE:GZT) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 22nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $191.66 million during the quarter. Gazit-Globe had a positive return on equity of 3.30% and a negative net margin of 16.74%.
The company also recently declared a special dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 3rd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 19th were paid a dividend of $0.0966 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, September 19th.
In related news, Vice Chairman Chaim Katzman sold 1,055,758 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.30, for a total value of $67,885,239.40. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.
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Gazit-Globe Ltd. is a real estate company specialized in retail premises. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, development and management of properties. Its segments include Finland, Norway, Sweden, and Estonia and Denmark. It focuses on supermarket-anchored shopping centers in urban growth markets.
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