Media coverage about Ennis (NYSE:EBF) has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press 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 -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ennis earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Separately, TheStreet raised shares of Ennis from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 25th.

Ennis (NYSE EBF) traded down 0.26% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $19.25. 83,720 shares of the company traded hands. The company has a market capitalization of $489.28 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.82 and a beta of 0.78. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $18.58 and its 200 day moving average price is $17.08. Ennis has a one year low of $14.40 and a one year high of $19.85.

Ennis (NYSE:EBF) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, June 26th. The industrial products company reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.06. Ennis had a return on equity of 12.35% and a net margin of 7.32%. The company had revenue of $94.59 million for the quarter. On average, analysts anticipate that Ennis will post $1.15 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, August 7th. Investors of record on Friday, July 7th will be given a $0.20 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 5th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.16%. This is a boost from Ennis’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.18. Ennis’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 77.67%.

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Ennis Company Profile

Ennis, Inc and its subsidiaries are engaged in the production and sale of printed business products, business forms and other business products. The Company operates through Print segment, which is engaged in printing, manufacturing and selling a range of business forms and other business products to distributors located throughout the United States primarily through independent dealers.

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