News articles about Bel Fuse (NASDAQ:BELFB) have trended somewhat negative on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bel Fuse earned a daily sentiment score of -0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the electronics maker an impact score of 46.1953408783861 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Separately, BidaskClub cut Bel Fuse from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, January 6th.
Shares of BELFB stock traded up $0.27 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $20.42. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,526 shares, compared to its average volume of 25,833. The stock has a market capitalization of $241.26, a PE ratio of 22.03 and a beta of 0.76. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.76, a current ratio of 3.05 and a quick ratio of 1.81. Bel Fuse has a fifty-two week low of $17.10 and a fifty-two week high of $33.45.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, May 1st. Investors of record on Friday, April 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.07 per share. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 12th. Bel Fuse’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -29.47%.
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About Bel Fuse
Bel Fuse Inc (Bel) designs, manufactures and markets a range of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. The Company’s products include magnetic solutions, power solutions and protection, and connectivity solutions. The Company’s operating segments are North America, Asia and Europe.
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