Media stories about Northern Superior Resources (NYSE:SUP) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Northern Superior Resources earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.8368602799855 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
Northern Superior Resources (SUP) traded up C$0.25 during midday trading on Friday, reaching C$14.90. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 139,601 shares, compared to its average volume of 154,225. Northern Superior Resources has a 12-month low of C$13.95 and a 12-month high of C$27.45.
Northern Superior Resources (NYSE:SUP) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported C($0.22) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of C$0.36 by C($0.58). The company had revenue of C$331.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of C$316.20 million. Northern Superior Resources had a negative return on equity of 9.60% and a negative net margin of 3.12%. Northern Superior Resources’s quarterly revenue was up 88.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.23 EPS.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, October 19th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 5th were paid a dividend of $0.09 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, October 4th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.42%.
SUP has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. FBR & Co restated an “outperform” rating and set a $31.00 price objective on shares of Northern Superior Resources in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. BidaskClub cut shares of Northern Superior Resources from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Buckingham Research cut their price objective on shares of Northern Superior Resources from $21.00 to $18.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, August 15th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Northern Superior Resources from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Finally, B. Riley restated a “buy” rating on shares of Northern Superior Resources in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of C$24.67.
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In other Northern Superior Resources news, SVP Shawn Pallagi bought 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 23rd. The shares were bought at an average price of C$14.64 per share, with a total value of C$146,400.00. Following the purchase, the senior vice president now directly owns 10,952 shares in the company, valued at approximately C$160,337.28. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director James Strauss Mcelya bought 13,084 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, August 21st. The shares were acquired at an average cost of C$14.19 per share, for a total transaction of C$185,661.96. Following the purchase, the director now owns 27,376 shares in the company, valued at C$388,465.44. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have acquired 40,506 shares of company stock worth $580,500.
Northern Superior Resources Company Profile
Superior Industries International, Inc is engaged in the design and manufacture of aluminum wheels for sale to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The Company supplies cast aluminum wheels to automobile and light truck manufacturers, with wheel manufacturing operations in the United States and Mexico.
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