Press coverage about Gulf Island Fabrication (NASDAQ:GIFI) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing 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. Gulf Island Fabrication earned a news impact score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.951971651624 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Separately, TheStreet upgraded shares of Gulf Island Fabrication from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 21st.
Shares of Gulf Island Fabrication (NASDAQ:GIFI) traded down $0.25 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $12.65. 38,300 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 69,960. Gulf Island Fabrication has a 52-week low of $8.90 and a 52-week high of $13.95.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 24th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 10th were paid a $0.01 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 9th. This represents a $0.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.32%. Gulf Island Fabrication’s dividend payout ratio is presently -2.47%.
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About Gulf Island Fabrication
Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc (Gulf Island) is a holding company. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, is a fabricator of steel platforms and other specialized structures for customers in the offshore oil and gas industry. It also performs onshore and offshore construction and fabrication services for customers in the marine industry.
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