News stories about Compass Diversified (NYSE:CODI) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Compass Diversified earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.8244693456699 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. TheStreet cut shares of Compass Diversified from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Wednesday. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Compass Diversified from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Compass Diversified from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Compass Diversified has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $19.50.
Compass Diversified (NYSE:CODI) opened at $16.90 on Friday. Compass Diversified has a one year low of $15.90 and a one year high of $18.35. The stock has a market cap of $1,012.31, a price-to-earnings ratio of -14.44 and a beta of 0.55. The company has a quick ratio of 1.26, a current ratio of 2.41 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71.
Compass Diversified (NYSE:CODI) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The financial services provider reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.47 by ($0.22). Compass Diversified had a positive return on equity of 2.77% and a negative net margin of 1.31%. sell-side analysts forecast that Compass Diversified will post 1.56 earnings per share for the current year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 18th will be issued a $0.36 dividend. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.52%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, January 17th. Compass Diversified’s payout ratio is -123.08%.
In other news, insider James Bottiglieri bought 4,733 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 3rd. The shares were acquired at an average price of $17.24 per share, with a total value of $81,596.92. Following the acquisition, the insider now owns 55,195 shares in the company, valued at $951,561.80. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 2.40% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
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About Compass Diversified
Compass Diversified Holdings (the Trust) and Compass Group Diversified Holdings, LLC, (the Company), acquires and manages small and middle-market businesses. The Company operates through segments include Acquisition Corp. (5.11 Tactical), The Ergo Baby Carrier, Inc (Ergobaby), Liberty Safe and Security Products, Inc (Liberty), Fresh Hemp Foods Ltd.
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