News stories about IDEX (NYSE:IEX) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. IDEX earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.266854593623 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
IDEX (NYSE:IEX) traded up $0.59 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $146.89. 250,705 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 292,564. The company has a market capitalization of $11,227.72, a PE ratio of 33.69, a P/E/G ratio of 2.22 and a beta of 1.25. IDEX has a twelve month low of $89.69 and a twelve month high of $148.32. The company has a current ratio of 2.78, a quick ratio of 2.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46.
IDEX (NYSE:IEX) last announced its earnings results on Monday, January 29th. The industrial products company reported $1.12 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.07 by $0.05. IDEX had a net margin of 14.74% and a return on equity of 18.88%. The firm had revenue of $585.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $573.47 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.96 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 10.5% on a year-over-year basis. analysts predict that IDEX will post 5.07 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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IDEX Company Profile
IDEX Corporation (IDEX) operates an applied solutions business that sells pumps, flow meters and other fluidics systems, and components and engineered products. The Company operates through three segments: Fluid & Metering Technologies (FMT), Health & Science Technologies (HST) and Fire & Safety/Diversified Products (FSDP).
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