Media stories about Hawkins (NASDAQ:HWKN) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hawkins earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 45.6229207622921 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Hawkins (NASDAQ:HWKN) opened at $37.85 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a quick ratio of 1.26 and a current ratio of 2.52. The firm has a market cap of $393.48, a P/E ratio of 20.73 and a beta of 0.73. Hawkins has a one year low of $34.20 and a one year high of $54.80.

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

In related news, Director Jeffrey L. Wright purchased 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 9th. The shares were bought at an average price of $34.47 per share, with a total value of $103,410.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 14,356 shares in the company, valued at approximately $494,851.32. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Company 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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