Headlines about Scripps Networks Interactive (NASDAQ:SNI) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Scripps Networks Interactive earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 45.7940921148963 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
Shares of Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) traded up $0.08 on Wednesday, hitting $87.58. 481,203 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 944,248. The company has a market cap of $11,370.00, a PE ratio of 18.79, a P/E/G ratio of 3.10 and a beta of 1.40. Scripps Networks Interactive has a one year low of $64.87 and a one year high of $88.87. The company has a quick ratio of 3.19, a current ratio of 3.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.90.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Saturday, March 10th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.37%. Scripps Networks Interactive’s dividend payout ratio is currently 12.88%.
SNI has been the subject of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Scripps Networks Interactive from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 1st. BidaskClub raised Scripps Networks Interactive from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, February 5th. Royal Bank of Canada set a $90.00 target price on Scripps Networks Interactive and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Finally, Cowen reissued a “hold” rating and set a $90.00 target price on shares of Scripps Networks Interactive in a research note on Monday, February 5th. Fifteen analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $86.57.
In other news, Director Michael R. Costa sold 18,955 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $83.64, for a total value of $1,585,396.20. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 13,035 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,090,247.40. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. 2.50% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
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About Scripps Networks Interactive
Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc is a developer of lifestyle-oriented content, providing primarily home, food, travel and other lifestyle-related programing. The Company’s content is distributed through multiple methods, including television, the Internet, digital platforms and licensing arrangements.
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