Park Electrochemical (PKE) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.16

News articles about Park Electrochemical (NYSE:PKE) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Park Electrochemical earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.7406071791246 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Shares of Park Electrochemical (NYSE:PKE) traded up $0.03 during trading on Monday, reaching $19.24. The company had a trading volume of 39,728 shares, compared to its average volume of 53,421. Park Electrochemical has a 52-week low of $16.00 and a 52-week high of $20.24. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37, a quick ratio of 14.56 and a current ratio of 15.23. The stock has a market capitalization of $388.76, a P/E ratio of 40.87 and a beta of 0.88.

Park Electrochemical (NYSE:PKE) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October 3rd. The semiconductor company reported $0.12 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.13 by ($0.01). Park Electrochemical had a net margin of 5.63% and a return on equity of 5.12%. The business had revenue of $29.84 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $28.00 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.10 EPS. equities analysts predict that Park Electrochemical will post 0.54 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, November 7th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 3rd were given a $0.10 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, October 2nd. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.08%. Park Electrochemical’s dividend payout ratio is currently 129.03%.

PKE has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Park Electrochemical from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, October 7th. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 price target on shares of Park Electrochemical in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Finally, BidaskClub lowered Park Electrochemical from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th.

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Park Electrochemical Company Profile

Park Electrochemical Corp. is a global advanced materials company. The Company develops, manufactures, markets and sells digital and radio frequency (RF)/microwave printed circuit materials products principally for the telecommunications and Internet infrastructure and high-end computing markets and advanced composite materials, parts and assemblies and low-volume tooling products for the aerospace markets.

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