Superior Uniform Group (SGC) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Shows
Headlines about Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ:SGC) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Superior Uniform Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the textile maker an impact score of 46.7434522865727 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ:SGC) traded up $0.15 on Monday, reaching $23.24. 2,000 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 20,124. The firm has a market capitalization of $345.41, a PE ratio of 20.21, a PEG ratio of 1.47 and a beta of -0.05. The company has a quick ratio of 1.99, a current ratio of 4.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26. Superior Uniform Group has a 1 year low of $16.65 and a 1 year high of $24.00.
Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ:SGC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The textile maker reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $67.77 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $68.06 million. Superior Uniform Group had a net margin of 6.79% and a return on equity of 14.70%. sell-side analysts predict that Superior Uniform Group will post 1.17 earnings per share for the current year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 29th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.095 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 14th. This represents a $0.38 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.64%. Superior Uniform Group’s payout ratio is 32.20%.
Several analysts recently issued reports on SGC shares. BidaskClub cut shares of Superior Uniform Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Superior Uniform Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, Barrington Research upped their price target on shares of Superior Uniform Group from $22.00 to $26.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st.
In other Superior Uniform Group news, insider Philip Koosed sold 17,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.56, for a total transaction of $377,300.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 34.70% of the stock is owned by insiders.
About Superior Uniform Group
Superior Uniform Group, Inc (Superior) manufactures and sells a range of uniforms, corporate identity apparel, career apparel and accessories for the medical and health fields, as well as for the industrial, commercial, leisure and public safety markets. Superior operates through two segments: Uniforms and Related Products, and Remote Staffing Solutions.
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