Media stories about Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Collectors Universe earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 46.2251686139938 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of Collectors Universe stock opened at $15.28 on Thursday. Collectors Universe has a one year low of $14.23 and a one year high of $30.82. The company has a quick ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 1.32 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20. The stock has a market cap of $138.49, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.98 and a beta of 1.15.
Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February 7th. The business services provider reported $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Collectors Universe had a net margin of 11.08% and a return on equity of 51.65%. The firm had revenue of $14.06 million during the quarter.
A number of analysts have commented on CLCT shares. BidaskClub lowered shares of Collectors Universe from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. TheStreet lowered shares of Collectors Universe from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Monday, February 12th.
In other news, Director A Clinton Allen sold 30,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, February 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.24, for a total value of $487,200.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 14.00% of the company’s stock.
Collectors Universe Company Profile
Collectors Universe, Inc provides authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of coins, trading cards, event tickets, autographs and historical and sports memorabilia (collectibles). The Company operates through three segments: coins, trading cards and autographs, and other collectibles.
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