Home Dividends High Dividend Yield Latest Change: Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ: GOV)

Latest Change: Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ: GOV)


Government Properties Income Trust trades as part of the REITs industry and real estate sector. The company CEO is David M Blackman. Government Properties Income Trust is a real estate investment trust that primarily owns properties located throughout the United States that are majority leased to government tenants. The majority of properties are office buildings.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The GOV stock showed a previous change of -5.50% with an open at 7.26 and a close of 6.87. It reached an intraday high of 7.28 and a low of 6.61.

Business Wire:  Government Properties Income Trust Announces the Completion of its Merger with Select Income REIT


The stock has a market cap of $681.5m with 99.2m shares outstanding, of which the float is 98.0m shares. Trading volume reached 14,437,236 shares compared to its average volume of 2,541,961 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Government Properties Income Trust shares returned -0.58% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -21.40%. Over three months, it changed -34.34%. In one year it has changed -57.81% and within that year its 52-week high was 18.70 and its 52-week low was 6.54. GOV stock is 5.05% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 12.07 and a 50 day moving average of 8.57. Currently GOV stock is trading -43.08% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

Business Wire:  Government Properties Income Trust Announces the Completion of its Merger with Select Income REIT


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.13 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 52.85. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.34. The TTM EPS is 2.10, which comes to a TTM PE of 3.27.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.53
06-30-2018:  0.52
03-31-2018:  0.55
12-31-2017:  0.50

The dividend per share is currently 1.72, which is a dividend yield of 25.04%.

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 1.20% of insider ownership and 96.20% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 1.57

SeekingAlpha:  Glatfelter EPS in-line, beats on revenue

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 0.49%, profit margin is 0.11%, price-to-sales is 1.68 and price-to-book is 0.58.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 0  :Past Performance Score
 4  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 1  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.