Press coverage about Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ:BBOX) has trended positive this week, according to AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis. The research firm, a division of Accern, identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Black Box Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.26 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave news stories about the technology company an impact score of 44 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ BBOX) traded down 1.88% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $7.85. 202,252 shares of the company were exchanged. Black Box Corporation has a 52 week low of $7.55 and a 52 week high of $17.05. The company’s market capitalization is $117.47 million. The company has a 50 day moving average of $8.67 and a 200 day moving average of $10.94.
Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ:BBOX) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. The technology company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.06 by $0.01. Black Box Corporation had a negative net margin of 0.83% and a positive return on equity of 7.74%. The firm had revenue of $208.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $207.44 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.14 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts anticipate that Black Box Corporation will post $0.23 earnings per share for the current year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 14th. Investors of record on Friday, June 30th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 28th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.11%. Black Box Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is -104.35%.
About Black Box Corporation
Black Box Corporation is a technology solutions provider. The Company is engaged in designing, building, managing and securing the information technology (IT) infrastructure. Offerings under the Company’s Products platform include IT infrastructure, specialty networking, multimedia and keyboard/video/mouse (KVM) switching.
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