News coverage about VSE Corporation (NASDAQ:VSEC) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. VSE Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the construction company an impact score of 46.8281312107363 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Shares of VSE Corporation (VSEC) opened at $47.34 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $513.07, a PE ratio of 17.80 and a beta of 1.77. VSE Corporation has a fifty-two week low of $34.22 and a fifty-two week high of $59.90. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63, a current ratio of 1.91 and a quick ratio of 0.80.
VSE Corporation (NASDAQ:VSEC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The construction company reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $174.16 million for the quarter. VSE Corporation had a net margin of 3.71% and a return on equity of 10.85%.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 22nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 8th will be issued a $0.07 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 7th. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.59%. VSE Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 10.53%.
Several research analysts have recently commented on the company. BidaskClub lowered VSE Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. TheStreet upgraded VSE Corporation from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st.
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About VSE Corporation
VSE Corporation is a services and supply chain management company. The Company’s segments include Supply Chain Management Group, Aviation Group, Federal Services Group, and IT, Energy and Management Consulting Group. The Company provides logistics and distribution services for legacy systems and equipment and professional and technical services to the United States Government, including the United States Department of Defense (DoD), the United States Postal Service (USPS), federal civilian agencies, and commercial and other customers.
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