News headlines about Boise Cascade (NYSE:BCC) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Boise Cascade earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the construction company an impact score of 46.1630080345141 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
BCC has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. DA Davidson boosted their price target on shares of Boise Cascade to $43.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Boise Cascade from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $52.00 price target for the company in a research note on Friday, January 26th. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “hold” rating and set a $36.00 price target on shares of Boise Cascade in a research note on Thursday, January 25th. Bank of America boosted their price target on shares of Boise Cascade from $44.00 to $46.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Boise Cascade from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Boise Cascade presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $42.60.
Shares of Boise Cascade (NYSE:BCC) opened at $39.30 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65, a quick ratio of 1.19 and a current ratio of 2.44. The firm has a market cap of $1,516.43, a P/E ratio of 18.45, a P/E/G ratio of 2.15 and a beta of 2.10. Boise Cascade has a 12 month low of $25.90 and a 12 month high of $45.95.
The firm also recently declared a Not Available dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.07 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.00170109356014581%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 28th. Boise Cascade’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 13.15%.
In other Boise Cascade news, SVP John T. Sahlberg sold 6,582 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.11, for a total value of $257,422.02. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 73,385 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,870,087.35. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 1.00% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
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About Boise Cascade
Boise Cascade Company is an integrated wood products manufacturer and building materials distributor with operations throughout the United States and one manufacturing facility in Canada. The Company is also a producer of engineered wood products (EWP) and plywood in North America. The Company operates through three segments: Wood Products, Building Materials Distribution, and Corporate and Other.
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