Media headlines about NACCO Industries (NYSE:NC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NACCO Industries earned a media sentiment score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 47.3290296276591 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.
NACCO Industries traded up $0.15, hitting $36.05, during trading hours on Friday, MarketBeat.com reports. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 202 shares, compared to its average volume of 28,649. The stock has a market capitalization of $244.49 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.75 and a beta of 0.63. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15, a quick ratio of 3.24 and a current ratio of 3.97. NACCO Industries has a 52-week low of $35.00 and a 52-week high of $36.45.
NACCO Industries (NYSE:NC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March 7th. The company reported $0.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. NACCO Industries had a return on equity of 10.24% and a net margin of 12.86%. The firm had revenue of $26.44 million during the quarter.
NACCO Industries declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, February 14th that permits the company to repurchase $25.00 million in shares. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company’s leadership believes its stock is undervalued.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 1st will be given a $0.165 dividend. This represents a $0.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 31st.
NACCO Industries Company Profile
NACCO Industries, Inc operates primarily in the mining industry. The company mines coal in North Dakota, Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and on the Navajo Nation in New Mexico for power generation. It provides value-added services, including maintaining and operating draglines for independently owned lime rock quarries; coal handling, processing, and drying services; and surface and mineral acquisition, and lease maintenance services.
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