News stories about Ennis (NYSE:EBF) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ennis earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.0016443418334 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Ennis (EBF) traded up $0.20 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $20.10. 10,757 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 89,448. The stock has a market cap of $501.98, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.43 and a beta of 0.69. Ennis has a 1-year low of $15.20 and a 1-year high of $21.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12, a quick ratio of 4.99 and a current ratio of 6.02.
Ennis (NYSE:EBF) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, December 22nd. The industrial products company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $93.61 million for the quarter. Ennis had a net margin of 8.31% and a return on equity of 12.49%.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 12th will be issued a dividend of $0.20 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 11th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.98%. Ennis’s payout ratio is currently 65.57%.
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Ennis Company Profile
Ennis, Inc and its subsidiaries are engaged in the production and sale of printed business products, business forms and other business products. The Company operates through Print segment, which is engaged in printing, manufacturing and selling a range of business forms and other business products to distributors located throughout the United States primarily through independent dealers.
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