Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Bel Fuse (BELFA) Stock Price

News coverage about Bel Fuse (NASDAQ:BELFA) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Bel Fuse earned a media sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 46.3085625661956 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Separately, TheStreet downgraded Bel Fuse from a “b-” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 22nd.

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Bel Fuse stock traded up $0.41 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $17.41. The company had a trading volume of 5,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,359. The firm has a market capitalization of $209.49, a P/E ratio of -17.95 and a beta of 0.89. Bel Fuse has a fifty-two week low of $15.24 and a fifty-two week high of $29.90. The company has a quick ratio of 1.81, a current ratio of 3.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.76.

Bel Fuse (NASDAQ:BELFA) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 22nd. The scientific and technical instruments company reported ($0.09) EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $119.94 million during the quarter. Bel Fuse had a positive return on equity of 6.85% and a negative net margin of 2.42%.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, May 1st. Investors of record on Friday, April 13th will be paid a $0.06 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 12th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.38%. Bel Fuse’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is -24.74%.

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Bel Fuse Company Profile

Bel Fuse Inc (Bel) designs, manufactures and markets a range of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. The Company’s products include magnetic solutions, power solutions and protection, and connectivity solutions. The Company’s operating segments are North America, Asia and Europe.

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