News coverage about Quad/Graphics (NYSE:QUAD) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog 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. Quad/Graphics earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the business services provider an impact score of 46.2830531573959 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- Global Digital Printing Packaging Market 2017 Dupont, Xerox Corporation, Mondi PLC, Quad/Graphics (lincolntrailpublishing.com)
- Quad/Graphics rolls out direct-mail testing software (jsonline.com)
- Only 3 Days Left Before Quad/Graphics Inc (NYSE:QUAD) Will Start Trading Ex-Dividend, Is It Worth Buying? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Quad/Graphics Debuts Groundbreaking Predictive Direct Mail Technology (finance.yahoo.com)
- Interested In Quad/Graphics Inc (NYSE:QUAD)’s Upcoming $0.3 Dividend? You Have 5 Days Left (finance.yahoo.com)
Separately, BidaskClub cut shares of Quad/Graphics from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 15th.
Quad/Graphics (NYSE:QUAD) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 21st. The business services provider reported $0.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.58. Quad/Graphics had a return on equity of 19.46% and a net margin of 2.59%. The business had revenue of $1.16 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.14 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.73 EPS. The business’s revenue was down 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 19th will be paid a $0.30 dividend. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 16th. Quad/Graphics’s payout ratio is 58.25%.
In other Quad/Graphics news, CFO David J. Honan sold 17,500 shares of Quad/Graphics stock in a transaction on Monday, February 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.57, for a total value of $499,975.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 208,095 shares in the company, valued at $5,945,274.15. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Chairman J Joel Quadracci sold 173,880 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.16, for a total value of $4,722,580.80. Following the completion of the sale, the chairman now owns 1,038,065 shares in the company, valued at approximately $28,193,845.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 322,285 shares of company stock valued at $8,997,809. 9.28% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
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Quad/Graphics Company Profile
Quad/Graphics, Inc is a marketing services provider. The Company’s segments are United States Print and Related Services, International and Corporate. The United States Print and Related Services segment consists of the Company’s United States printing operations. The United States Print and Related Services segment includes retail inserts, publications, catalogs, special interest publications, journals, direct mail, books, directories, in-store marketing and promotion, packaging, newspapers, custom print products, other commercial and specialty printed products, and global paper procurement.
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