Media stories about QAD (NASDAQ:QADB) have been trending positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. QAD earned a daily sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the software maker an impact score of 46.6329684019039 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
QAD (NASDAQ:QADB) traded up 1.74% on Thursday, reaching $29.90. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 3,846 shares. QAD has a 52-week low of $19.90 and a 52-week high of $30.05. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $27.42 and its 200 day moving average price is $26.05. The company’s market cap is $574.56 million.
QAD (NASDAQ:QADB) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 24th. The software maker reported ($0.05) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.05 by ($0.10). The business had revenue of $75.96 million during the quarter. QAD had a negative net margin of 5.98% and a negative return on equity of 0.48%. Equities analysts anticipate that QAD will post $0.28 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 3rd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 26th were issued a $0.072 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, September 25th. This is a positive change from QAD’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.06. This represents a $0.29 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.98%. QAD’s dividend payout ratio is currently -25.53%.
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QAD Company Profile
QAD Inc (QAD) is a provider of vertically oriented enterprise software solutions for global manufacturing companies across the automotive, life sciences, consumer products, food and beverage, high technology and industrial products industries. QAD Enterprise Applications enables measurement and control of business processes and supports operational requirements, including financials, manufacturing, demand and supply chain planning, customer management, business intelligence and business process management.
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