News headlines about Powell Industries (NASDAQ:POWL) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 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. Powell Industries earned a news sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.0438824568932 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Powell Industries (NASDAQ POWL) opened at $28.95 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $327.43, a P/E ratio of -34.88 and a beta of 0.85. Powell Industries has a 12-month low of $22.80 and a 12-month high of $40.24.

Powell Industries (NASDAQ:POWL) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, December 5th. The industrial products company reported ($0.42) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.19) by ($0.23). Powell Industries had a negative net margin of 2.40% and a negative return on equity of 2.65%. The firm had revenue of $95.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $87.96 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.54 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was down 26.8% compared to the same quarter last year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 13th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 21st were given a $0.26 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, November 20th. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.59%. Powell Industries’s dividend payout ratio is currently -125.30%.

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About Powell Industries

Powell Industries, Inc develops design, manufactures and services custom-engineered equipment and systems for the distribution, control and monitoring of electrical energy designed to distribute, control and monitor the flow of electrical energy, and provide protection to motors, transformers and other electrically powered equipment.

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