Media coverage about Sparton (NYSE:SPA) has trended somewhat negative on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sparton earned a media sentiment score of -0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the electronics maker an impact score of 44.2980600086712 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Sparton (SPA) traded down $0.08 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $17.22. The stock had a trading volume of 47,815 shares, compared to its average volume of 111,523. The company has a market capitalization of $172.40, a P/E ratio of -17.22 and a beta of 1.19. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.12, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a current ratio of 2.08. Sparton has a 1 year low of $16.35 and a 1 year high of $23.59.
Sparton (NYSE:SPA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The electronics maker reported $0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $97.82 million for the quarter. Sparton had a positive return on equity of 13.20% and a negative net margin of 2.57%.
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Sparton Corporation is a provider of design, development and manufacturing services for electromechanical devices, as well as engineered products complementary to the same electromechanical value stream. The Company operates through two segments: Manufacturing & Design Services (MDS) and Engineered Components & Products (ECP).
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