News stories about Mannatech (NASDAQ:MTEX) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Mannatech earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 45.8240550472331 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Mannatech (NASDAQ:MTEX) traded up $0.15 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $15.50. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 869 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,918. Mannatech has a fifty-two week low of $12.51 and a fifty-two week high of $19.90. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01, a quick ratio of 1.33 and a current ratio of 1.63. The stock has a market capitalization of $41.98, a P/E ratio of 57.41 and a beta of 1.18.
Mannatech (NASDAQ:MTEX) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Mannatech had a return on equity of 2.05% and a net margin of 0.48%. The business had revenue of $42.00 million for the quarter.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 7th were issued a $0.125 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, December 6th. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.23%. Mannatech’s payout ratio is 185.19%.
In other Mannatech news, Director Robert Toth purchased 2,000 shares of Mannatech stock in a transaction dated Saturday, December 29th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $15.00 per share, for a total transaction of $30,000.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 59,568 shares in the company, valued at approximately $893,520. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Over the last quarter, insiders bought 5,500 shares of company stock worth $82,050. Company insiders own 23.10% of the company’s stock.
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Mannatech, Incorporated is a wellness solution provider. The Company develops and sells nutritional supplements, topical and skin care and anti-aging products, and weight-management products. The Company operates through the segment of sale of nutritional supplements, skin care and anti-aging products, and weight management and fitness products through network marketing distribution channels in approximately 20 countries.
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