News articles about Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYB) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Kelly Services earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.0585813434066 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Kelly Services (NASDAQ KELYB) opened at $28.00 on Wednesday. Kelly Services has a one year low of $20.18 and a one year high of $28.00. The firm has a market cap of $1,073.02, a P/E ratio of 14.32 and a beta of 0.93.
Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYB) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The business services provider reported $0.58 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.27. Kelly Services had a net margin of 1.44% and a return on equity of 7.25%. The firm had revenue of $1.33 billion during the quarter. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.44 earnings per share.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 7th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 22nd will be issued a dividend of $0.075 per share. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.07%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 21st. Kelly Services’s dividend payout ratio is currently 15.71%.
Separately, ValuEngine raised shares of Kelly Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd.
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Kelly Services Company Profile
Kelly Services, Inc is a workforce solutions provider, which is engaged in offering a range of specialty services. The Company provides workforce solutions in three regions: the Americas; Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific (APAC). The Company’s segments are Americas Commercial, Americas Professional and Technical (Americas PT), EMEA Commercial, EMEA Professional and Technical (EMEA PT), and Outsourcing and Consulting Group (OCG).
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