News articles about Nathan's Famous (NASDAQ:NATH) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nathan's Famous earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the restaurant operator an impact score of 45.2790722362524 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Nathan's Famous (NASDAQ NATH) traded up $1.05 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $75.25. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 9,323 shares, compared to its average volume of 14,940. Nathan's Famous has a twelve month low of $52.90 and a twelve month high of $100.90. The company has a quick ratio of 7.01, a current ratio of 7.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.19. The company has a market capitalization of $310.49, a price-to-earnings ratio of 42.51 and a beta of 0.33.
Nathan's Famous (NASDAQ:NATH) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November 3rd. The restaurant operator reported $0.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $31.61 million during the quarter. Nathan's Famous had a negative return on equity of 11.59% and a net margin of 7.34%.
The firm also recently disclosed a special dividend, which was paid on Thursday, January 4th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 22nd were paid a $5.00 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 21st.
Separately, BidaskClub lowered Nathan's Famous from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, December 9th.
In other news, Director Brian S. Genson sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $95.56, for a total value of $191,120.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 17,614 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,683,193.84. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 32.60% of the company’s stock.
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About Nathan's Famous
Nathan’s Famous, Inc (Nathan’s) is a licensor, wholesaler and retailer of products marketed under Nathan’s Famous brand. The Company’s products are marketed for sale in approximately 55,000 locations, including supermarkets, mass merchandisers and club stores, selected foodservice locations and Company-owned and franchised restaurants throughout the United States and in over 10 foreign territories and countries.
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