News articles about Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 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. Collectors Universe earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 46.6312492420397 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT) opened at 22.49 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $200.61 million, a PE ratio of 20.46 and a beta of 0.98. Collectors Universe has a 1-year low of $16.54 and a 1-year high of $28.83. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $23.90 and a 200 day moving average price of $24.97.

Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 31st. The business services provider reported $0.12 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $17.95 million during the quarter. Collectors Universe had a net margin of 12.13% and a return on equity of 59.50%.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 25th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 16th were paid a $0.35 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, August 14th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.22%. Collectors Universe’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 141.41%.

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In related news, President David G. Hall sold 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.14, for a total transaction of $462,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the president now owns 479,999 shares in the company, valued at $11,107,176.86. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, President David G. Hall sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.08, for a total transaction of $230,800.00. Following the transaction, the president now owns 479,999 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $11,078,376.92. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 70,000 shares of company stock valued at $1,689,400. Insiders own 16.90% of the company’s stock.

Collectors Universe Company Profile

Collectors Universe, Inc provides authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of coins, trading cards, event tickets, autographs and historical and sports memorabilia (collectibles). The Company operates through three segments: coins, trading cards and autographs, and other collectibles.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT)

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