Media coverage about Milacron (NYSE:MCRN) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Milacron earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.6708969882449 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 Milacron stock opened at $21.04 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -5.90, a current ratio of 2.30 and a quick ratio of 1.43. The firm has a market cap of $1,463.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.40, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.08 and a beta of 0.56. Milacron has a one year low of $15.09 and a one year high of $22.62.
Milacron (NYSE:MCRN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th. The industrial products company reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $324.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $302.91 million. Milacron had a net margin of 0.09% and a negative return on equity of 62.36%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 12.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.47 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that Milacron will post 1.87 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other Milacron news, CEO Thomas J. Goeke sold 7,800 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, March 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.09, for a total value of $164,502.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, CFO Bruce A. Chalmers sold 2,054 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.12, for a total transaction of $43,380.48. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 105,232 shares of company stock valued at $2,088,200 over the last three months. 3.40% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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Milacron Holdings Corp. is engaged in the manufacture, distribution, and service of engineered and customized systems used in the plastic technology and processing industry. The Company operates through three segments: Advanced Plastic Processing Technologies (APPT), Melt Delivery and Control Systems (MDCS), and Fluid Technologies.
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