Kewaunee Scientific (NASDAQ:KEQU) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

Press coverage about Kewaunee Scientific (NASDAQ:KEQU) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Kewaunee Scientific earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the technology company an impact score of 45.08490399432 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

KEQU stock traded up $0.06 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $33.45. 704 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 6,919. The company has a quick ratio of 1.71, a current ratio of 2.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03. Kewaunee Scientific has a 12 month low of $22.56 and a 12 month high of $34.80. The firm has a market cap of $90.99, a P/E ratio of 14.77 and a beta of -0.07.

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Kewaunee Scientific (NASDAQ:KEQU) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 27th. The technology company reported $0.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $38.19 million during the quarter. Kewaunee Scientific had a return on equity of 13.99% and a net margin of 3.47%.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 23rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 9th were issued a $0.17 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 8th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.03%.

Separately, ValuEngine raised Kewaunee Scientific from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, April 2nd.

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About Kewaunee Scientific

Kewaunee Scientific Corporation designs, manufactures, and installs laboratory, healthcare, and technical furniture products. The company operates in two segments, Domestic and International. Its products include steel, wood, laminate furniture, fume hoods, biological safety cabinets, laminar flow and ductless hoods, adaptable modular and column systems, moveable workstations and carts, epoxy resin worksurfaces, sinks, and accessories and related design services.

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