News coverage about Weis Markets (NYSE:WMK) has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Weis Markets earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 49.1285609779573 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Florida tomato deal looks big, growers say (thepacker.com)
- Weis Markets (WMK) Reports Q4 EPS of $2.37 (streetinsider.com)
- Weis Markets Reports 4th Quarter Results (finance.yahoo.com)
- Weis Markets (WMK) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Friday (americanbankingnews.com)
Separately, TheStreet cut Weis Markets from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Friday, December 8th.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, February 26th. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 12th were paid a $0.30 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, February 9th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.08%. Weis Markets’s dividend payout ratio is currently 32.79%.
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Weis Markets Company Profile
Weis Markets, Inc is engaged principally in the retail sale of food in Pennsylvania and surrounding states. The Company’s retail food stores sell groceries, dairy products, frozen foods, meats, seafood, fresh produce, floral, pharmacy services, deli products, prepared foods, bakery products, beer and wine, fuel and general merchandise items, such as health and beauty care and household products.
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