Press coverage about Educational Development (NASDAQ:EDUC) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Educational Development earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 46.2534676664558 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
Shares of NASDAQ:EDUC traded down $0.35 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $19.65. The stock had a trading volume of 352 shares, compared to its average volume of 38,235. Educational Development has a 1 year low of $9.25 and a 1 year high of $27.93. The company has a current ratio of 1.57, a quick ratio of 1.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.97. The company has a market cap of $80.54 million, a PE ratio of 15.51 and a beta of 1.27.
Educational Development (NASDAQ:EDUC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 29th. The company reported $0.20 EPS for the quarter. Educational Development had a net margin of 4.66% and a return on equity of 28.24%. The company had revenue of $21.95 million for the quarter.
The company also recently disclosed an annual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 21st. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 4th will be given a $0.10 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 2%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 1st.
Educational Development Company Profile
Educational Development Corporation, a publishing company, operates as a trade co-publisher of the line of educational children's books in the United States. The company offers various books, including Touchy-Feely board books, activity and flashcards, adventure and search books, art books, sticker books, and foreign language books, as well as science and math titles, and chapter books and novels.
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