Brokerages expect National Storage Affiliates Trust (NYSE:NSA) to post $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Five analysts have provided estimates for National Storage Affiliates Trust’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.30 and the highest is $0.33. National Storage Affiliates Trust posted earnings of $0.07 per share during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 342.9%. The company is expected to announce its next earnings results on Monday, February 26th.

On average, analysts expect that National Storage Affiliates Trust will report full-year earnings of $1.24 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.21 to $1.26. For the next year, analysts forecast that the company will report earnings of $1.36 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.32 to $1.40. Zacks’ EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that that provide coverage for National Storage Affiliates Trust.

Several research analysts have commented on the company. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and issued a $29.00 target price on shares of National Storage Affiliates Trust in a research note on Wednesday, November 29th. Jefferies Group set a $31.00 target price on National Storage Affiliates Trust and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 28th. SunTrust Banks restated a “hold” rating and issued a $24.00 target price on shares of National Storage Affiliates Trust in a research note on Friday, November 24th. B. Riley set a $23.00 target price on National Storage Affiliates Trust and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Finally, FBR & Co set a $23.00 target price on National Storage Affiliates Trust and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $26.00.

Shares of National Storage Affiliates Trust (NSA) opened at $26.14 on Tuesday. National Storage Affiliates Trust has a twelve month low of $20.31 and a twelve month high of $26.93. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,160.00 and a PE ratio of 21.19. The company has a quick ratio of 0.66, a current ratio of 0.66 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.12.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be given a dividend of $0.28 per share. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.28%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 14th. This is an increase from National Storage Affiliates Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.26. National Storage Affiliates Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 547.37%.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in NSA. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its position in National Storage Affiliates Trust by 16.3% in the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 4,384 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $101,000 after buying an additional 614 shares during the last quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. bought a new stake in National Storage Affiliates Trust in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $133,000. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. lifted its position in National Storage Affiliates Trust by 5.6% in the 2nd quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 6,426 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $149,000 after buying an additional 339 shares during the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new stake in National Storage Affiliates Trust in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $155,000. Finally, Schroder Investment Management Group bought a new stake in National Storage Affiliates Trust in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $155,000. Institutional investors own 93.47% of the company’s stock.

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National Storage Affiliates Trust Company Profile

National Storage Affiliates Trust is an integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust. The Company is focused on the ownership, operation and acquisition of self-storage properties located within various metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) across the United States. The Company’s operating partnership subsidiary is NSA OP, LP.

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