Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Superior Uniform Group (SGC) Stock Price
Media stories about Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ:SGC) have been trending positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Superior Uniform Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.33 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the textile maker an impact score of 44.8690148528291 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Superior Uniform Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Superior Uniform Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 16th.
Shares of Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ:SGC) opened at $26.20 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.99, a current ratio of 4.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26. The stock has a market cap of $380.63, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.27, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.62 and a beta of -0.03. Superior Uniform Group has a fifty-two week low of $16.65 and a fifty-two week high of $26.94.
Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ:SGC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The textile maker reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.32 by $0.01. Superior Uniform Group had a net margin of 6.79% and a return on equity of 14.70%. The business had revenue of $67.77 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $68.06 million. equities research analysts predict that Superior Uniform Group will post 1.17 earnings per share for the current year.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 29th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th were paid a $0.095 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, November 14th. This represents a $0.38 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.45%. Superior Uniform Group’s payout ratio is currently 32.20%.
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Superior Uniform Group Company Profile
Superior Uniform Group, Inc (Superior) manufactures and sells a range of uniforms, corporate identity apparel, career apparel and accessories for the medical and health fields, as well as for the industrial, commercial, leisure and public safety markets. Superior operates through two segments: Uniforms and Related Products, and Remote Staffing Solutions.
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