Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:BHE) declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, September 16th, Zacks reports. Investors of record on Monday, September 30th will be given a dividend of 0.15 per share by the technology company on Tuesday, October 15th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.05%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 27th.

Benchmark Electronics stock traded down $0.03 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $29.23. The stock had a trading volume of 4,097 shares, compared to its average volume of 216,036. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $26.86 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $26.05. Benchmark Electronics has a twelve month low of $20.01 and a twelve month high of $30.23. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21, a current ratio of 2.58 and a quick ratio of 1.93. The firm has a market cap of $1.08 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.08 and a beta of 0.89.

Benchmark Electronics (NYSE:BHE) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 24th. The technology company reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.32 by $0.04. Benchmark Electronics had a net margin of 2.35% and a return on equity of 5.43%. The firm had revenue of $601.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $569.45 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.30 EPS. The company’s revenue was down 8.9% on a year-over-year basis.

In other Benchmark Electronics news, VP Lisa K. Weeks sold 3,518 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.31, for a total value of $99,594.58. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 24,224 shares in the company, valued at approximately $685,781.44. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Robert K. Gifford sold 3,054 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.75, for a total transaction of $81,694.50. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 19,143 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $512,075.25. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 1.00% of the company’s stock.

About Benchmark Electronics

Benchmark Electronics, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides product design, engineering services, technology solutions, and advanced manufacturing services in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. The company offers engineering services and technology solutions, including new product design, prototype, testing, and related engineering services; and custom testing, and automation equipment design and build services.

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