Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Weis Markets (WMK) Stock Price

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News headlines about Weis Markets (NYSE:WMK) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 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. Weis Markets earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.4512012120623 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

A number of analysts have recently commented on the stock. TheStreet raised shares of Weis Markets from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 18th. ValuEngine cut shares of Weis Markets from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, April 2nd.

Weis Markets traded down $0.40, hitting $56.26, during trading hours on Monday, according to Marketbeat. 1,612 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 153,541. Weis Markets has a 52-week low of $31.26 and a 52-week high of $57.82. The stock has a market cap of $1.52 billion, a PE ratio of 28.47 and a beta of 0.60. The company has a current ratio of 1.77, a quick ratio of 0.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.02.

Weis Markets (NYSE:WMK) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May 7th. The company reported $0.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Weis Markets had a net margin of 2.94% and a return on equity of 5.52%. The company had revenue of $876.11 million during the quarter.

Weis Markets Company Profile

Weis Markets, Inc engages 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, and fuel; and general merchandise items, such as health and beauty care, and household products.

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