Media headlines about General Cable (NYSE:BGC) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. General Cable earned a coverage optimism score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.1264289606236 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Bristol Gate Capital Partners Inc. Launches Two ETFs (finance.yahoo.com)
- Trump lashes out over Russia probe in angry and error-laden tweetstorm (denverpost.com)
- Cable operators of Kerala to push broadband, OTT service (newindianexpress.com)
- Prysmian acquisition of General Cable earns shareholder approval (lightwaveonline.com)
- General Cable (BGC) to Release Earnings on Monday (americanbankingnews.com)
General Cable (NYSE BGC) traded up $0.15 on Wednesday, hitting $29.65. 469,378 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,282,217. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 8.42, a current ratio of 1.98 and a quick ratio of 1.10. The company has a market cap of $1,493.39, a P/E ratio of -8.33 and a beta of 2.76. General Cable has a twelve month low of $14.95 and a twelve month high of $30.17.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 9th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 8th. General Cable’s dividend payout ratio is -20.22%.
General Cable Company Profile
General Cable Corporation is engaged in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for use in the energy, industrial, construction, specialty and communications markets. The Company’s segments include North America, Europe, Latin America, and Africa/Asia Pacific.
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