Media headlines about A-Mark Precious Metals (NASDAQ:AMRK) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. A-Mark Precious Metals earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.1194190268827 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Separately, B. Riley restated a “neutral” rating and issued a $19.00 price objective on shares of A-Mark Precious Metals in a report on Monday, September 18th.
A-Mark Precious Metals (NASDAQ:AMRK) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, September 12th. The company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.27 by ($0.10). A-Mark Precious Metals had a net margin of 0.10% and a return on equity of 9.95%. The business had revenue of $1.33 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.81 billion.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 27th. Investors of record on Monday, September 18th were issued a $0.08 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 15th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.89%. A-Mark Precious Metals’s payout ratio is 32.32%.
In other A-Mark Precious Metals news, CEO Gregory N. Roberts sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.86, for a total value of $29,720.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 35,956 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $534,306.16. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Gregory N. Roberts sold 3,300 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.17, for a total transaction of $56,661.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 32,656 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $560,703.52. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 10,900 shares of company stock valued at $174,968 in the last ninety days. 43.00% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
About A-Mark Precious Metals
A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc is a precious metal trading company. The Company is a wholesaler of gold, silver, platinum and palladium bullion and related products, including bars, wafers, grain and coins. It distributes gold and silver coins and bars from sovereign and private mints; provides financing for the purchase of bullion and numismatics; offers storage for bullion, and offers complementary products, such as consignment, customized finance and liquidity programs, such as repurchase (Repo) accounts, and trade quotes in a variety of foreign currencies.
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