News coverage about Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (NASDAQ:RMCF) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory earned a news sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 46.070272604655 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (NASDAQ:RMCF) traded up $0.10 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $11.87. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 8,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 13,052. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory has a one year low of $9.95 and a one year high of $13.23. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.09, a quick ratio of 1.16 and a current ratio of 1.92. The firm has a market capitalization of $69.48, a PE ratio of 19.95 and a beta of 0.78.
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (NASDAQ:RMCF) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 5th. The company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory had a return on equity of 18.22% and a net margin of 9.19%. The business had revenue of $8.27 million for the quarter.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 24th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.04%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 22nd. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 81.36%.
In other news, VP Gregory L. Pope sold 4,000 shares of Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.44, for a total transaction of $45,760.00. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 26,678 shares in the company, valued at $305,196.32. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Insiders have sold 10,993 shares of company stock worth $125,575 in the last quarter. Insiders own 13.12% of the company’s stock.
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Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Company Profile
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc is an international franchisor, confectionery manufacturer and retail operator. The Company’s subsidiary, U-Swirl International, Inc (U-Swirl), franchises and operates soft-serve frozen yogurt stores. The Company operates through five segments: Franchising, Manufacturing, Retail Stores, U-Swirl operations and Other.
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