Media coverage about CSS Industries (NYSE:CSS) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. CSS Industries earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the specialty retailer an impact score of 47.805719726557 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

Separately, TheStreet cut CSS Industries from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 16th.

CSS Industries (NYSE CSS) traded down $0.35 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $26.91. The stock had a trading volume of 17,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 30,470. CSS Industries has a 52-week low of $23.16 and a 52-week high of $30.29. The stock has a market capitalization of $245.20, a PE ratio of 23.00 and a beta of 1.06.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Investors of record on Friday, December 1st will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.97%. CSS Industries’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 35.24%.

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CSS Industries Company Profile

CSS Industries, Inc is a consumer products company, which is engaged in the design, manufacture, procurement, distribution and sale of non-durable all occasion and seasonal social expression products, principally to mass market retailers in the United States and Canada. The Company’s occasion and seasonal products include classroom exchange Valentines, infant products, journals, buttons, gift wrap, floral accessories, craft and educational products, Easter egg dyes and novelties, memory books, scrapbooks, stickers, stationery and other items.

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