News coverage about Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYB) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Kelly Services earned a media sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 44.8920957799087 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 Kelly Services (KELYB) opened at $27.20 on Friday. Kelly Services has a 1-year low of $20.18 and a 1-year high of $28.00. The firm has a market cap of $1,045.16, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.95 and a beta of 0.93.

Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYB) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The business services provider reported $0.58 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.31 by $0.27. Kelly Services had a net margin of 1.44% and a return on equity of 7.25%. The firm had revenue of $1.33 billion during the quarter. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.44 earnings per share.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 7th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 22nd were issued a $0.075 dividend. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, November 21st. Kelly Services’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 15.71%.

Separately, ValuEngine raised shares of Kelly Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, November 2nd.

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About Kelly Services

Kelly Services, Inc is a workforce solutions provider, which is engaged in offering a range of specialty services. The Company provides workforce solutions in three regions: the Americas; Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific (APAC). The Company’s segments are Americas Commercial, Americas Professional and Technical (Americas PT), EMEA Commercial, EMEA Professional and Technical (EMEA PT), and Outsourcing and Consulting Group (OCG).

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