Press coverage about Biglari (NYSE:BH) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Biglari earned a media sentiment score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the restaurant operator an impact score of 44.6887612240304 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Separately, TheStreet lowered Biglari from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Monday, November 6th.
Biglari (NYSE:BH) opened at $418.12 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $864.51, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.73 and a beta of 0.37. The company has a current ratio of 0.85, a quick ratio of 0.79 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51. Biglari has a 12-month low of $290.05 and a 12-month high of $483.79.
Biglari (NYSE:BH) last announced its earnings results on Friday, November 3rd. The restaurant operator reported ($20.09) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Biglari had a return on equity of 9.84% and a net margin of 6.16%.
In other Biglari news, Director Sardar Biglari acquired 2,072 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 22nd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $332.94 per share, with a total value of $689,851.68. Following the transaction, the director now owns 1 shares in the company, valued at approximately $332.94. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Over the last ninety days, insiders have purchased 31,338 shares of company stock valued at $12,316,038. 51.20% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
Biglari Holdings Inc is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in various business activities, including media, property and casualty insurance, and restaurants The Company’s segments include Restaurant Operations, First Guard, Maxim, Other and Corporate. The Company’s restaurant operations’ activities are conducted through approximately two restaurant concepts operated by subsidiaries Steak n Shake Inc (Steak n Shake) and Western Sizzlin Corporation (Western).
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