News headlines about Park-Ohio (NASDAQ:PKOH) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Park-Ohio earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.5427077797489 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- Barnes Group (B) versus Park-Ohio (PKOH) Financial Analysis (americanbankingnews.com)
- Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. (PKOH) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $376.33 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- FY2018 EPS Estimates for Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. (PKOH) Increased by Analyst (americanbankingnews.com)
- KeyCorp Weighs in on Park-Ohio Holdings Corp.’s Q1 2018 Earnings (PKOH) (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of Park-Ohio (PKOH) traded down $0.65 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $42.15. 9,049 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 21,213. Park-Ohio has a twelve month low of $34.25 and a twelve month high of $47.90. The company has a current ratio of 2.43, a quick ratio of 1.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.79. The company has a market cap of $536.31, a P/E ratio of 16.40 and a beta of 3.13.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, February 15th were paid a dividend of $0.125 per share. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, February 14th. Park-Ohio’s dividend payout ratio is presently 19.16%.
Several analysts have recently issued reports on PKOH shares. BidaskClub raised shares of Park-Ohio from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 29th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Park-Ohio from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $53.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. Park-Ohio currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $41.00.
In related news, COO Matthew V. Crawford sold 4,122 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.38, for a total transaction of $182,934.36. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 997,433 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $44,266,076.54. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 31.00% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. is a diversified international company providing supply chain management outsourcing services, capital equipment used on their production lines and manufactured components used to assemble its products. The Company operates in three segments: Supply Technologies, Assembly Components and Engineered Products.
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