According to utahpeoplespost, real estate investment trust (REIT) UMH Properties, Inc. was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a hold to a buy position, as reported by AnalystRatingsNetwork. The company has strong growth in revenue and net income, good return on equity and earnings per share, and reasonable valuation levels. AnalystsRatingsNetwork says, “We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.” A quarterly dividend scheduled for June 17th will yield a return of $0.18 per share to share holders on record as of May 15, 2013. UMH stock (UMH:NYSE) closed at $11.01 Wed., May 15. As MHProNews knows, UMH owns and operates 68 land lease communities in seven states comprised of 12,800 homesites, as well as a portfolio of REITs.
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