News headlines about Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Collectors Universe earned a coverage optimism score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 45.8432018164875 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Collectors Universe (CLCT) opened at $28.92 on Tuesday. Collectors Universe has a 1-year low of $19.69 and a 1-year high of $29.74. The stock has a market cap of $259.24, a P/E ratio of 23.82 and a beta of 0.94. The company has a current ratio of 1.50, a quick ratio of 1.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06.
Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The business services provider reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter. Collectors Universe had a net margin of 14.24% and a return on equity of 70.02%. The company had revenue of $19.75 million during the quarter.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 24th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 15th were issued a $0.35 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, November 14th. This represents a $1.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.84%. Collectors Universe’s payout ratio is currently 114.75%.
In related news, President David G. Hall sold 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.32, for a total value of $486,400.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, President David G. Hall sold 6,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.42, for a total transaction of $171,730.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the president now owns 423,499 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $11,188,843.58. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 67,460 shares of company stock valued at $1,650,108. 14.00% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
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About Collectors Universe
Collectors Universe, Inc provides authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of coins, trading cards, event tickets, autographs and historical and sports memorabilia (collectibles). The Company operates through three segments: coins, trading cards and autographs, and other collectibles.
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