News coverage about Standex Int'l Corp. (NYSE:SXI) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Standex Int'l Corp. earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.4783063210826 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Standex Int'l Corp. (NYSE:SXI) traded up 0.24% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $102.60. 30,388 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $95.03 and a 200-day moving average price of $92.96. The company has a market cap of $1.31 billion, a P/E ratio of 28.13 and a beta of 1.54. Standex Int'l Corp. has a one year low of $74.35 and a one year high of $103.45.

Standex Int'l Corp. (NYSE:SXI) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 28th. The industrial products company reported $1.40 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.29 by $0.11. Standex Int'l Corp. had a return on equity of 14.82% and a net margin of 6.78%. The company had revenue of $217.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $210.05 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.31 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 12.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Standex Int'l Corp. will post $5.07 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 24th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 7th were issued a dividend of $0.16 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 3rd. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.62%. Standex Int'l Corp.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 17.78%.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Standex Int'l Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday. BidaskClub raised shares of Standex Int'l Corp. from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 10th. Finally, FBR & Co reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Standex Int'l Corp. in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $108.50.

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In other news, Director Gerald H. Fickenscher sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $94.64, for a total transaction of $189,280.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 9,915 shares in the company, valued at $938,355.60. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 2.10% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Standex Int'l Corp. Company Profile

Standex International Corporation is a diversified manufacturing company. The Company is a manufacturer of a range of products and services for diverse commercial and industrial market segments. The Company has 11 operating segments, aggregated and organized into five segments: Food Service Equipment, Engraving, Engineering Technologies, Electronics and Hydraulics.

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