Media coverage about Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Collectors Universe earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the business services provider an impact score of 46.2251686139938 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Collectors Universe (CLCT) traded down $0.04 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $16.06. The company had a trading volume of 56,492 shares, compared to its average volume of 87,045. Collectors Universe has a 52-week low of $14.23 and a 52-week high of $30.82. The firm has a market capitalization of $144.44, a PE ratio of 17.80 and a beta of 1.15. The company has a quick ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 1.32 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, February 23rd. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 13th were issued a $0.175 dividend. This represents a $0.70 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.36%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, February 12th. Collectors Universe’s payout ratio is currently 77.78%.
In other Collectors Universe news, Director A Clinton Allen sold 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.24, for a total transaction of $487,200.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. 14.00% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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About Collectors Universe
Collectors Universe, Inc provides authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of coins, trading cards, event tickets, autographs and historical and sports memorabilia (collectibles). The Company operates through three segments: coins, trading cards and autographs, and other collectibles.
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