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ZAIS Financial Corp (NYSE:ZFC) CEO Michael Szymanski acquired 5,300 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 18th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $18.50 per share, for a total transaction of $98,050.00. Following the purchase, the chief executive officer now directly owns 27,946 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $517,001. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

A number of research firms have recently commented on ZFC. Analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of ZAIS Financial Corp in a research note on Wednesday, August 13th. They now have a $22.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $20.00. Separately, analysts at Oppenheimer raised their price target on shares of ZAIS Financial Corp from $19.00 to $21.00 in a research note on Wednesday, August 13th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods raised their price target on shares of ZAIS Financial Corp from $20.00 to $22.00 in a research note on Wednesday, August 13th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.

ZAIS Financial Corp (NYSE:ZFC) traded up 0.75% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $18.82. 29,429 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. ZAIS Financial Corp has a 1-year low of $15.62 and a 1-year high of $19.15. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $16.65 and its 200-day moving average is $16.71. The company has a market cap of $150.0 million and a P/E ratio of 4.51.

ZAIS Financial Corp (NYSE:ZFC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 12th. The company reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.05.

ZAIS Financial Corp. is a real estate investment trust (NYSE:ZFC).

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