Media stories about Invitation Homes (NYSE:INVH) have trended positive on Saturday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Invitation Homes earned a news sentiment score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.1260649537271 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

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Shares of Invitation Homes (INVH) traded up $0.02 during trading on Friday, reaching $21.52. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,630,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,710,000. The company has a quick ratio of 0.84, a current ratio of 0.84 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.59. The company has a market cap of $11,160.00 and a P/E ratio of -79.70. Invitation Homes has a 52-week low of $20.25 and a 52-week high of $24.30.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 28th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.11 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, February 12th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.04%. This is an increase from Invitation Homes’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.08. Invitation Homes’s payout ratio is presently -162.96%.

Several analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Invitation Homes from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $26.00 price target on shares of Invitation Homes in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Citigroup assumed coverage on Invitation Homes in a report on Friday, December 8th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $27.00 price target on the stock. Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $26.00 price target on shares of Invitation Homes in a report on Wednesday, November 29th. Finally, Evercore ISI set a $26.00 price target on Invitation Homes and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, November 27th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, sixteen have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $25.06.

In other Invitation Homes news, Director John Bartling sold 188,850 shares of Invitation Homes stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.11, for a total transaction of $4,364,323.50. Following the sale, the director now owns 482,665 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $11,154,388.15. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

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About Invitation Homes

Invitation Homes Inc is a real estate investment trust. The Company owns and operates single-family homes for lease in the United States. The Company’s segment relates to acquiring, renovating, leasing and operating single-family homes as rental properties, including single-family homes in planned unit developments.

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