Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Kewaunee Scientific (KEQU) Stock Price

Press coverage about Kewaunee Scientific (NASDAQ:KEQU) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kewaunee Scientific earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the technology company an impact score of 47.1555125623439 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Shares of NASDAQ:KEQU opened at $33.60 on Friday. Kewaunee Scientific has a twelve month low of $24.56 and a twelve month high of $38.80. The stock has a market cap of $90.32 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.02 and a beta of -0.09. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.02, a current ratio of 2.23 and a quick ratio of 1.66.

Kewaunee Scientific (NASDAQ:KEQU) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, August 28th. The technology company reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.51 by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $42.15 million for the quarter. Kewaunee Scientific had a net margin of 3.28% and a return on equity of 14.01%.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 25th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.19 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 10th. This is an increase from Kewaunee Scientific’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.17. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.26%.

Kewaunee Scientific Company Profile

Kewaunee Scientific Corporation designs, manufactures, and installs laboratory, healthcare, and technical furniture products. The company operates in two segments, Domestic and International. Its products include steel, wood, laminate furniture, fume hoods, biological safety cabinets, laminar flow and ductless hoods, adaptable modular and column systems, moveable workstations and carts, epoxy resin worksurfaces, sinks, and accessories and related design services.

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