Press coverage about Park Electrochemical (NYSE:PKE) has trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative media 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Park Electrochemical earned a news impact 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 impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
PKE stock traded down $0.06 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $17.52. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 78,713 shares, compared to its average volume of 184,500. The stock has a market capitalization of $359.21, a P/E ratio of 67.39 and a beta of 0.97. The company has a quick ratio of 18.39, a current ratio of 19.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37. Park Electrochemical has a one year low of $16.00 and a one year high of $23.58.
Park Electrochemical (NYSE:PKE) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 4th. The semiconductor company reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.13 by ($0.07). The firm had revenue of $26.14 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $28.50 million. Park Electrochemical had a net margin of 4.60% and a return on equity of 4.69%. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.10 EPS.
A number of research analysts have recently commented 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 price objective on Park Electrochemical to $24.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, January 5th. They noted that the move was a valuation call.
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Park Electrochemical Company Profile
Park Electrochemical Corp., through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells high-technology digital and radio frequency/microwave printed circuit material products primarily for the telecommunications and Internet infrastructure, enterprise, and military/aerospace markets. It also provides composite materials, primary and secondary structures and assemblies, and tooling products for the aerospace markets.
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