Headlines about Park Electrochemical (NYSE:PKE) have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Park Electrochemical earned a media sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.5075023213293 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Park Electrochemical from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 6th. Needham & Company LLC increased their target price on Park Electrochemical to $24.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, January 5th. They noted that the move was a valuation call.
Shares of Park Electrochemical (NYSE PKE) opened at $17.66 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 19.23, a quick ratio of 18.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37. Park Electrochemical has a 1-year low of $16.00 and a 1-year high of $23.58. The stock has a market capitalization of $360.43, a price-to-earnings ratio of 67.93 and a beta of 0.97.
The company also recently disclosed a special dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, February 13th. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 23rd were issued a dividend of $3.00 per share. This is a positive change from Park Electrochemical’s previous special dividend of $1.50. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, January 22nd. Park Electrochemical’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 153.85%.
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Park Electrochemical Company Profile
Park Electrochemical Corp. is a global advanced materials company. The Company develops, manufactures, markets and sells digital and radio frequency (RF)/microwave printed circuit materials products principally for the telecommunications and Internet infrastructure and high-end computing markets and advanced composite materials, parts and assemblies and low-volume tooling products for the aerospace markets.
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