Media coverage about Bel Fuse (NASDAQ:BELFA) has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Bel Fuse earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 45.9209447342413 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.
Bel Fuse (NASDAQ:BELFA) opened at $19.81 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 2.66, a quick ratio of 1.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.59. The stock has a market capitalization of $253.27, a P/E ratio of 19.42 and a beta of 0.87. Bel Fuse has a 52-week low of $18.80 and a 52-week high of $29.90.
Bel Fuse (NASDAQ:BELFA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November 3rd. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.54 by ($0.12). Bel Fuse had a return on equity of 9.80% and a net margin of 2.50%. The business had revenue of $126.39 million for the quarter.
In related news, CEO Daniel Bernstein sold 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.61, for a total value of $73,830.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 15,000 shares in the company, valued at $369,150. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, VP Dennis Ackerman sold 2,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.63, for a total transaction of $61,575.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 12,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $307,875. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 5.60% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
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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