Benchmark Electronics (BHE) Given Media Impact Score of 0.13

News articles about Benchmark Electronics (NYSE:BHE) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Benchmark Electronics earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the technology company an impact score of 45.9259251364935 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.

Shares of BHE traded up $0.15 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $29.90. 211,834 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 350,858. The company has a market cap of $1.42 billion, a PE ratio of 18.57 and a beta of 0.40. The company has a current ratio of 3.23, a quick ratio of 2.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.22. Benchmark Electronics has a 12 month low of $25.75 and a 12 month high of $35.80.

Benchmark Electronics (NYSE:BHE) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 25th. The technology company reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $608.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $593.70 million. Benchmark Electronics had a positive return on equity of 6.17% and a negative net margin of 2.60%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.34 EPS.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, July 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 29th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 28th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.01%. Benchmark Electronics’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 37.27%.

Benchmark Electronics Company Profile

Benchmark Electronics, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides engineering services, integrated technology solutions, and manufacturing services in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. The company offers engineering services and technology solutions, including new product design, prototype, testing, and related engineering services; and custom testing, and automation equipment design and build services.

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