News headlines about Nathan's Famous (NASDAQ:NATH) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Nathan's Famous earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the restaurant operator an impact score of 45.2745271119125 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Separately, BidaskClub cut shares of Nathan's Famous from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, December 9th.
Nathan's Famous (NASDAQ NATH) traded up $1.00 during trading on Thursday, reaching $75.60. 7,500 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 16,245. Nathan's Famous has a 52-week low of $52.90 and a 52-week high of $100.90. The firm has a market capitalization of $312.17, a PE ratio of 42.71 and a beta of 0.33. The company has a current ratio of 7.07, a quick ratio of 7.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.19.
The company also recently disclosed a special dividend, which was paid on Thursday, January 4th. Investors of record on Friday, December 22nd were given a dividend of $5.00 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 21st.
In related news, Director Brian S. Genson sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $95.56, for a total transaction of $191,120.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 17,614 shares in the company, valued at $1,683,193.84. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 32.60% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
Nathan's Famous Company Profile
Nathan’s Famous, Inc (Nathan’s) is a licensor, wholesaler and retailer of products marketed under Nathan’s Famous brand. The Company’s products are marketed for sale in approximately 55,000 locations, including supermarkets, mass merchandisers and club stores, selected foodservice locations and Company-owned and franchised restaurants throughout the United States and in over 10 foreign territories and countries.
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