News coverage about CSS Industries (NYSE:CSS) has been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog 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. CSS Industries earned a media sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 46.3217774168123 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Separately, TheStreet upgraded CSS Industries from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Friday, October 6th.
Shares of CSS Industries (CSS) opened at $27.37 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $246.75, a PE ratio of 23.15 and a beta of 1.06. CSS Industries has a 1 year low of $23.16 and a 1 year high of $30.29.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Investors of record on Friday, December 1st will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 30th. CSS Industries’s dividend payout ratio is currently 35.24%.
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About CSS Industries
CSS Industries, Inc is a consumer products company, which is engaged in the design, manufacture, procurement, distribution and sale of non-durable all occasion and seasonal social expression products, principally to mass market retailers in the United States and Canada. The Company’s occasion and seasonal products include classroom exchange Valentines, infant products, journals, buttons, gift wrap, floral accessories, craft and educational products, Easter egg dyes and novelties, memory books, scrapbooks, stickers, stationery and other items.
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