Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (US) (ITRN) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows

Headlines about Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (US) (NASDAQ:ITRN) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (US) earned a news impact score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.545132463286 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (US) traded down $0.30, hitting $30.85, during trading hours on Tuesday, according to MarketBeat. The company had a trading volume of 1,126 shares, compared to its average volume of 65,068. Ituran Location and Control Ltd. has a fifty-two week low of $28.50 and a fifty-two week high of $38.00. The firm has a market capitalization of $733.61 million, a PE ratio of 14.76 and a beta of 0.83.

Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (US) (NASDAQ:ITRN) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May 23rd. The industrial products company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter. Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (US) had a return on equity of 32.30% and a net margin of 17.21%. The firm had revenue of $63.08 million for the quarter.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, July 11th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 26th will be given a $0.24 dividend. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 25th. Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (US)’s dividend payout ratio is presently 45.93%.

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (US) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, March 30th. BidaskClub lowered Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (US) from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 9th.

Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (US) Company Profile

Ituran Location and Control Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, provides location-based services and wireless communications products in Israel, Brazil, Argentina, and the United States. The company's Location-Based Services segment provides stolen vehicle recovery and tracking services, which locate, track, and recover stolen vehicles for its subscribers; fleet management services that enable corporate and individual customers to track and manage their vehicles in real time; and personal locator services that allow customers to protect valuable merchandise and equipment.

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