Media headlines about VICI Properties (NYSE:VICI) have trended somewhat negative this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring 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 one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. VICI Properties earned a coverage optimism score of -0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 45.3274667534163 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Analysts Expect VICI Properties Inc (VICI) to Post $0.33 EPS (americanbankingnews.com)
- Critical Contrast: LaSalle Hotel Properties (LHO) & VICI Properties (VICI) (americanbankingnews.com)
- VICI Properties Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2017 Results (finance.yahoo.com)
- VICI Properties (VICI) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.04 EPS (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of VICI Properties (VICI) traded up $0.09 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $19.69. 873,346 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,534,648. VICI Properties has a one year low of $18.00 and a one year high of $22.99.
VICI Properties (NYSE:VICI) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 8th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $187.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $191.09 million. analysts expect that VICI Properties will post 0.33 earnings per share for the current year.
Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on shares of VICI Properties in a report on Monday, February 26th. They set a “buy” rating and a $23.00 price objective on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group assumed coverage on shares of VICI Properties in a report on Monday, February 26th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $21.00 price objective on the stock. Barclays assumed coverage on shares of VICI Properties in a report on Monday, February 26th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $22.00 price objective on the stock. Morgan Stanley assumed coverage on shares of VICI Properties in a report on Monday, February 26th. They set an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Finally, Bank of America assumed coverage on shares of VICI Properties in a report on Monday, February 26th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $21.00 price objective on the stock. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $21.75.
In other news, CFO David Andrew Kieske acquired 15,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 1st. The shares were acquired at an average price of $20.00 per share, with a total value of $300,000.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CEO Edward Baltazar Pitoniak acquired 26,200 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 1st. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $20.00 per share, for a total transaction of $524,000.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders purchased 62,450 shares of company stock worth $1,249,000.
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VICI Properties Company Profile
VICI Properties Inc is a real estate investment trust. The Company is primarily engaged in the business of owning, acquiring and developing gaming, hospitality and entertainment destinations. It operates through two segments: real property business and golf course business. The real property business segment consists of leased real property.
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