News stories about Superior Industries International (NYSE:SUP) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog 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. Superior Industries International earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the auto parts company an impact score of 47.6785575690486 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Brokerages Anticipate Superior Industries International, Inc. (SUP) to Post $0.18 EPS (americanbankingnews.com)
- Superior and Mimico create NZ partnership (khl.com)
- Superior Industries Rides On Volumes & UNIWHEELS Buyout (zacks.com)
- Superior Industries International (SUP) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- B. Riley Research Analysts Raise Earnings Estimates for Superior Industries International, Inc. (SUP) (americanbankingnews.com)
Superior Industries International stock opened at $17.25 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.43, a quick ratio of 1.27 and a current ratio of 2.15. Superior Industries International has a 12 month low of $16.90 and a 12 month high of $17.30. The firm has a market cap of $425.10 million, a PE ratio of 15.68 and a beta of 1.16.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, April 19th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 5th were issued a dividend of $0.09 per share. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.09%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, April 4th. Superior Industries International’s dividend payout ratio is currently 32.73%.
Several equities analysts have weighed in on SUP shares. Barrington Research reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 price objective on shares of Superior Industries International in a research report on Monday, March 12th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Superior Industries International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, January 22nd. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Superior Industries International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, April 2nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $22.80.
In related news, SVP Shawn Pallagi purchased 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 29th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $13.70 per share, for a total transaction of $137,000.00. Following the acquisition, the senior vice president now directly owns 24,201 shares in the company, valued at approximately $331,553.70. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 1.50% of the company’s stock.
Superior Industries International Company Profile
Superior Industries International, Inc designs, manufactures, and sells aluminum wheels to the original equipment manufacturers in North America. It supplies cast aluminum wheels to the automobile and light truck manufacturers. The company was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan.
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