Headlines about NACCO Industries (NYSE:NC) have trended negative recently, AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm, a service of Accern, identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NACCO Industries earned a news sentiment score of -0.29 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 80 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Separately, TheStreet upgraded shares of NACCO Industries from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Monday, April 3rd.
Shares of NACCO Industries (NYSE:NC) traded down 1.84% during trading on Friday, hitting $74.75. 23,708 shares of the stock traded hands. The company has a market cap of $510.77 million, a P/E ratio of 16.10 and a beta of 0.79. NACCO Industries has a 1-year low of $53.51 and a 1-year high of $99.55. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $71.02 and a 200 day moving average of $76.34.
NACCO Industries (NYSE:NC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 2nd. The company reported $0.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. NACCO Industries had a net margin of 3.73% and a return on equity of 25.90%. The firm had revenue of $168.58 million for the quarter. On average, equities research analysts predict that NACCO Industries will post $7.35 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 1st were issued a $0.2725 dividend. This represents a $1.09 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.46%. This is an increase from NACCO Industries’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.27. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, May 30th. NACCO Industries’s dividend payout ratio is presently 23.49%.
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About NACCO Industries
NACCO Industries, Inc is a holding company. The Company’s principal businesses include mining, small appliances and specialty retail. The Company operates through three segments: NACoal, HBB and KC. The Company’s subsidiaries include The North American Coal Corporation (NACoal), Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc (HBB) and Kitchen Collection, LLC (KC).
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