News stories about Universal Logistics Holdings (NYSE:ULH) have been trending positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Universal Logistics Holdings earned a news impact score of 0.41 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 46.0681371295166 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Universal Logistics Holdings (ULH) traded up 1.245% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $18.376. The stock had a trading volume of 1,704 shares. Universal Logistics Holdings has a 52 week low of $11.09 and a 52 week high of $18.40. The company’s 50-day moving average is $15.05 and its 200 day moving average is $14.22. The firm has a market cap of $522.65 million and a PE ratio of 35.338.
Universal Logistics Holdings (NYSE:ULH) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The transportation company reported $0.10 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.09 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $305.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $302.10 million. Universal Logistics Holdings had a return on equity of 7.26% and a net margin of 0.90%. Equities analysts expect that Universal Logistics Holdings will post $0.70 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 17th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 7th were given a $0.07 dividend. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 3rd.
Several brokerages have issued reports on ULH. BidaskClub raised shares of Universal Logistics Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Universal Logistics Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus raised shares of Universal Logistics Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, July 31st.
Universal Logistics Holdings Company Profile
Universal Logistics Holdings, Inc, formerly Universal Truckload Services, Inc, is an asset-light provider of customized transportation and logistics solutions across the United States, Mexico, Canada and Colombia. The Company operates through two segments: the transportation segment and the logistics segment.
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