Media headlines about AVX Corporation (NYSE:AVX) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. AVX Corporation earned a news sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the electronics maker an impact score of 45.8826894287851 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

AVX has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of AVX Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $17.00 price target on shares of AVX Corporation in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of AVX Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd.

AVX Corporation (NYSE:AVX) opened at 17.05 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $2.87 billion, a PE ratio of 22.43 and a beta of 0.81. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $17.35 and its 200 day moving average is $16.63. AVX Corporation has a 12 month low of $13.08 and a 12 month high of $18.44.

AVX Corporation (NYSE:AVX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. The electronics maker reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.19. AVX Corporation had a net margin of 9.46% and a return on equity of 5.69%. The company had revenue of $331.35 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $328 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.19 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 5.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts predict that AVX Corporation will post $0.76 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 1st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 16th were issued a dividend of $0.11 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, August 14th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.58%. AVX Corporation’s payout ratio is 58.67%.

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AVX Corporation Company Profile

AVX Corporation (AVX) is a manufacturer and supplier and reseller of a line of passive electronic components, interconnect devices and related products. AVX operates in three segments: Passive Components, Kyocera Electronic Devices (KED Resale) and Interconnect. The Passive Components segment consists of surface mount and leaded ceramic capacitors, surface mount and leaded tantalum capacitors, surface mount and leaded film capacitors, thick and thin film packages of multiple passive integrated components, thermistors, inductors and resistive products.

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