News headlines about Kaman (NYSE:KAMN) have been trending positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Kaman earned a coverage optimism score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.4753088709051 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Kaman from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $69.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, January 24th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. Kaman presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $64.50.
Shares of Kaman (KAMN) opened at $60.70 on Tuesday. Kaman has a 1-year low of $45.50 and a 1-year high of $63.89. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.64, a current ratio of 2.85 and a quick ratio of 1.35. The firm has a market cap of $1,678.91, a P/E ratio of 33.54 and a beta of 0.81.
In related news, Director Richard J. Swift sold 1,235 shares of Kaman stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.00, for a total value of $69,160.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 18,702 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,047,312. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 2.38% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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Kaman Corporation conducts business in the aerospace and distribution markets. The Company operates through two segments: Distribution and Aerospace. The Company’s brands include KAflex, KAron and K-MAX. Distribution segment is a power transmission, motion control, and fluid power industrial distributor with operations throughout the United States.
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