Headlines about Bel Fuse (NASDAQ:BELFB) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bel Fuse earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the electronics maker an impact score of 46.1510074061019 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- Bel Fuse Inc. Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.07 (BELFB) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Bel Fuse to Participate in 10th Annual LD Micro Main Event December 5, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA (finance.yahoo.com)
- Bel Fuse Inc. (BELFB) VP Sells $61,575.00 in Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Insider Selling: Bel Fuse Inc. (BELFB) Insider Sells 3,000 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
Separately, BidaskClub downgraded Bel Fuse from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 18th.
Bel Fuse (BELFB) opened at $26.80 on Friday. Bel Fuse has a one year low of $21.65 and a one year high of $33.60. The company has a quick ratio of 1.59, a current ratio of 2.66 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.59. The stock has a market cap of $322.46, a P/E ratio of 20.46 and a beta of 0.83.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, January 15th will be paid a $0.07 dividend. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.04%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 11th. Bel Fuse’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 28.57%.
In related news, insider Daniel Bernstein sold 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.61, for a total value of $73,830.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, VP Dennis Ackerman sold 2,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.63, for a total transaction of $61,575.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 8.84% of the company’s stock.
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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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