AstroNova (ALOT) Receives Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.12

Press coverage about AstroNova (NASDAQ:ALOT) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. AstroNova earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 47.0703406061023 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

AstroNova (NASDAQ ALOT) opened at $13.85 on Friday. AstroNova has a 1 year low of $11.00 and a 1 year high of $15.65. The company has a market cap of $95.33, a P/E ratio of 28.27 and a beta of -0.01. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31, a quick ratio of 1.87 and a current ratio of 3.27.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 2nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 13th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 12th. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.02%. AstroNova’s dividend payout ratio is currently 57.14%.

In other news, Director Everett V. Pizzuti sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.50, for a total transaction of $67,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 74,453 shares in the company, valued at $1,005,115.50. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Insiders have sold 20,000 shares of company stock valued at $276,450 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 14.50% of the company’s stock.

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AstroNova Company Profile

AstroNova, Inc, formerly Astro-Med, Inc, designs, develops, manufactures and distributes a range of specialty printers, and data acquisition and analysis systems. The Company operates through two segments: QuickLabel and Test & Measurement (T&M). The Company offers both hardware and software, which incorporate technologies in order to acquire, store, analyze and present data in multiple formats.

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