Hunt Companies Finance Trust (NYSE:HCFT) Releases Earnings Results, Hits Estimates

Hunt Companies Finance Trust (NYSE:HCFT) posted its earnings results on Thursday. The company reported $0.10 EPS for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.10, Fidelity Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $3.80 million during the quarter. Hunt Companies Finance Trust had a return on equity of 8.28% and a net margin of 18.92%.

HCFT stock traded up $0.05 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $3.33. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 70,020 shares, compared to its average volume of 43,254. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.00, a quick ratio of 11.60 and a current ratio of 11.60. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of $3.32 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $3.36. Hunt Companies Finance Trust has a 1 year low of $2.76 and a 1 year high of $3.64. The firm has a market capitalization of $78.71 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -10.74 and a beta of 1.27.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 15th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 30th were paid a $0.075 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 27th. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 9.01%. Hunt Companies Finance Trust’s payout ratio is -96.77%.

A number of research analysts have recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Hunt Companies Finance Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 17th. ValuEngine upgraded Hunt Companies Finance Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, November 1st.

About Hunt Companies Finance Trust

Hunt Companies Finance Trust, Inc, a real estate specialty finance company, focuses on investing in portfolio mortgage-backed securities (MBS), mortgages, and other real estate related assets. It invests in agency and non-agency residential MBS, multi-family MBS, mortgage-servicing rights, and other mortgage-related investments.

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