News articles about Beasley Broadcast Group (NASDAQ:BBGI) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Beasley Broadcast Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 45.6539567285438 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Separately, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Beasley Broadcast Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, January 26th.
Shares of NASDAQ BBGI opened at $11.30 on Monday. Beasley Broadcast Group has a one year low of $8.15 and a one year high of $18.19. The company has a current ratio of 2.92, a quick ratio of 2.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.74. The company has a market cap of $326.02, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.84 and a beta of 0.71.
Beasley Broadcast Group (NASDAQ:BBGI) last issued its earnings results on Monday, February 12th. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Beasley Broadcast Group had a net margin of 37.53% and a return on equity of 10.66%. The firm had revenue of $58.52 million for the quarter.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, April 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 30th were issued a $0.05 dividend. This is a boost from Beasley Broadcast Group’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.05. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, March 28th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.77%.
In other news, Director Joe B. Cox sold 2,200 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.72, for a total value of $25,784.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 7 shares in the company, valued at $82.04. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 61.60% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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Beasley Broadcast Group Company Profile
Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc, a radio broadcasting company, operates radio stations in the United States. As of February 12, 2018, it owned and operated 63 stations, including 45 FM and 18 AM stations in 15 large- and mid-size markets. The company was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Naples, Florida.
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