News articles about Rogers (NYSE:ROG) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Rogers earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the electronics maker an impact score of 45.2967404133085 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Shares of Rogers (ROG) traded up $0.95 on Wednesday, hitting $158.14. 119,525 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 129,416. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,833.83, a PE ratio of 28.98 and a beta of 1.16. Rogers has a 1-year low of $74.24 and a 1-year high of $168.07. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18, a current ratio of 3.74 and a quick ratio of 2.74.

Rogers (NYSE:ROG) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The electronics maker reported $1.41 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.26 by $0.15. The firm had revenue of $206.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $198.16 million. Rogers had a net margin of 10.88% and a return on equity of 14.22%. The firm’s revenue was up 25.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.86 earnings per share. equities research analysts forecast that Rogers will post 5.85 EPS for the current year.

Several brokerages have recently issued reports on ROG. ValuEngine cut shares of Rogers from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Rogers from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $171.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. B. Riley increased their price target on shares of Rogers from $147.00 to $180.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, November 5th. Finally, Needham & Company LLC reissued a “buy” rating and set a $165.00 price target on shares of Rogers in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $160.25.

In related news, insider Bruce D. Hoechner sold 23,200 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $133.23, for a total value of $3,090,936.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, SVP Robert C. Daigle sold 2,074 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $125.02, for a total transaction of $259,291.48. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 25,565 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,196,136.30. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 30,644 shares of company stock worth $4,106,436. 1.50% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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Rogers Company Profile

Rogers Corporation manufactures and sells engineered materials and components for mission critical applications. The Company’s segments are Advanced Connectivity Solutions (ACS), Elastomeric Material Solutions (EMS), Power Electronics Solutions (PES) and Other. The ACS segment manufactures and sells circuit materials and solutions for applications in wireless communications infrastructure, automotive, connected devices, consumer electronics and aerospace/defense.

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