News articles about Strattec Security (NASDAQ:STRT) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing 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. Strattec Security earned a daily sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the auto parts company an impact score of 45.6252779323807 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Separately, ValuEngine raised shares of Strattec Security from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd.

Strattec Security (NASDAQ:STRT) traded up $1.25 on Friday, reaching $42.25. 8,100 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 18,605. The company has a quick ratio of 1.43, a current ratio of 2.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.23. Strattec Security has a 12-month low of $23.00 and a 12-month high of $49.20. The firm has a market cap of $150.52, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.12 and a beta of 1.68.

Strattec Security (NASDAQ:STRT) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The auto parts company reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.55 by $0.12. Strattec Security had a net margin of 1.93% and a return on equity of 4.86%. The firm had revenue of $102.46 million during the quarter.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.14 per share. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 14th. Strattec Security’s dividend payout ratio is presently 25.34%.

In other Strattec Security news, VP Richard P. Messina sold 3,200 shares of Strattec Security stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.04, for a total transaction of $147,328.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 4,840 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $222,833.60. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, insider Patrick J. Hansen sold 1,000 shares of Strattec Security stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.65, for a total transaction of $45,650.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 9,100 shares of company stock valued at $414,899 in the last ninety days. Company insiders own 7.10% of the company’s stock.

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Strattec Security Company Profile

Strattec Security Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets automotive access control products. The Company offers access control products, including mechanical locks and keys, electronically enhanced locks and keys, steering column and instrument panel ignition lock housings, latches, power sliding side door systems, power lift gate systems, power deck lid systems, door handles and related products for North American automotive customers.

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