News articles about Compass Diversified (NYSE:CODI) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Compass Diversified earned a news sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.7342411765105 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
CODI has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. TheStreet cut shares of Compass Diversified from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 17th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Compass Diversified from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 23rd. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Compass Diversified from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $20.00.
Shares of Compass Diversified (NYSE:CODI) traded down $0.05 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $16.55. 55,383 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 187,075. The firm has a market cap of $991.34, a PE ratio of -14.39 and a beta of 0.48. Compass Diversified has a 12-month low of $15.90 and a 12-month high of $18.35. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71, a quick ratio of 1.26 and a current ratio of 2.41.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, January 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 18th were paid a $0.36 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, January 17th. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.70%. Compass Diversified’s payout ratio is -125.22%.
In other Compass Diversified news, insider James Bottiglieri acquired 4,733 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, January 3rd. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $17.24 per share, with a total value of $81,596.92. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 55,195 shares in the company, valued at $951,561.80. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 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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