Media headlines about CompX International (NYSE:CIX) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. CompX International earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 46.7677118279247 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Shares of CompX International (CIX) opened at 15.25 on Thursday. CompX International has a 1-year low of $10.50 and a 1-year high of $16.70. The stock has a market capitalization of $189.50 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.47. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $15.15 and its 200-day moving average is $14.58.

CompX International (NYSE:CIX) last posted its earnings results on Friday, August 4th. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The company had revenue of $30 million during the quarter. CompX International had a return on equity of 10.22% and a net margin of 11.01%. On average, analysts predict that CompX International will post $1.46 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 12th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 5th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 31st. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.31%.

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About CompX International

CompX International Inc is a manufacturer of security products used in the recreational transportation, postal, office and institutional furniture, cabinetry, tool storage, healthcare and other industries, and stainless steel exhaust systems, gauges and throttle controls for the recreational marine industry.

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