Media headlines about Mobile Mini (NASDAQ:MINI) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Mobile Mini earned a coverage optimism score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.6012136528209 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

MINI has been the topic of several research analyst reports. ValuEngine raised Mobile Mini from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 2nd. MED reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Mobile Mini in a research note on Friday, July 27th. BidaskClub lowered Mobile Mini from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 2nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered Mobile Mini from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 23rd. Finally, Robert W. Baird raised Mobile Mini from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and lifted their price target for the company from $47.00 to $48.00 in a research note on Friday, July 27th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $46.00.

Shares of Mobile Mini stock traded down $0.10 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $44.20. The company had a trading volume of 1,301 shares, compared to its average volume of 191,073. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35, a current ratio of 0.18 and a quick ratio of 0.16. The firm has a market cap of $1.92 billion, a P/E ratio of 38.19, a P/E/G ratio of 1.86 and a beta of 1.93. Mobile Mini has a fifty-two week low of $28.10 and a fifty-two week high of $50.40.

Mobile Mini (NASDAQ:MINI) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 26th. The industrial products company reported $0.35 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.35. The company had revenue of $142.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $140.34 million. Mobile Mini had a return on equity of 7.16% and a net margin of 23.53%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 12.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.24 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that Mobile Mini will post 1.65 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, August 29th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 15th will be paid a $0.25 dividend. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 14th. Mobile Mini’s dividend payout ratio is currently 86.21%.

In related news, Director Stephen A. Mcconnell sold 20,000 shares of Mobile Mini stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.87, for a total value of $937,400.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 94,789 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,442,760.43. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 6.30% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Mobile Mini Company Profile

Mobile Mini, Inc provides portable storage and specialty containment solutions. It operates through three segments: Storage Solutions North America, Storage Solutions United Kingdom, and Tank and Pump Solutions. The company offers various portable storage and office products, such as steel storage containers and steel ground level offices serving retailers, construction companies, medical centers, schools, utilities, distributors, the military, hotels, restaurants, entertainment complexes, and households for use in a range of applications, including storage of construction materials and equipment, retail and manufacturing inventory, maintenance supplies, documents and records, and household goods.

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