News articles about Ingles (NASDAQ:IMKTA) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ingles earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 45.5613546968305 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Shares of IMKTA opened at $34.00 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $688.81, a P/E ratio of 12.78, a P/E/G ratio of 3.60 and a beta of 0.58. The company has a current ratio of 1.81, a quick ratio of 0.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.59. Ingles has a 1-year low of $20.75 and a 1-year high of $47.95.
Ingles (NASDAQ:IMKTA) last announced its earnings results on Friday, February 9th. The company reported $2.23 earnings per share for the quarter. The business had revenue of $1.01 billion for the quarter. Ingles had a net margin of 2.11% and a return on equity of 16.66%. analysts anticipate that Ingles will post 2.95 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, April 19th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 12th were paid a $0.165 dividend. This represents a $0.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, April 11th. Ingles’s dividend payout ratio is currently 24.81%.
A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on IMKTA. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Ingles from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 17th. BidaskClub raised shares of Ingles from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 6th. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of Ingles from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 26th.
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Ingles Markets, Incorporated operates a chain of supermarkets in the southeast United States. Its supermarkets offer various food products, including grocery, meat and dairy products, produce, frozen foods, and other perishables; and non-food products, such as fuel centers, pharmacies, health and beauty care products, and general merchandise, as well as private label items.
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