Press coverage about Hawkins (NASDAQ:HWKN) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hawkins earned a news impact score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 45.459062641183 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Hawkins (NASDAQ:HWKN) opened at $36.05 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $388.68, a PE ratio of 20.25 and a beta of 0.73. The company has a quick ratio of 1.26, a current ratio of 2.52 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46. Hawkins has a fifty-two week low of $34.20 and a fifty-two week high of $54.80.

Hawkins (NASDAQ:HWKN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter. Hawkins had a net margin of 3.84% and a return on equity of 8.49%. The firm had revenue of $125.40 million for the quarter.

In other news, Director Jeffrey L. Wright purchased 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 9th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $34.47 per share, for a total transaction of $103,410.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 14,356 shares in the company, valued at approximately $494,851.32. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 3.70% of the company’s stock.

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Hawkins Company Profile

Hawkins, Inc distributes, blends and manufactures chemicals and specialty ingredients for its customers in a range of industries. The Company conducts its business in three segments: Industrial, Water Treatment, and Health and Nutrition. Its Industrial segment is engaged in providing industrial chemicals, products and services to various industries, such as agriculture, chemical processing, electronics and energy.

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