September 9, 2018 - Media coverage about NACCO Industries (NYSE:NC) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NACCO Industries earned a coverage optimism score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 46.827677339112 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
NACCO Industries stock traded up $0.35 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $34.15. The stock had a trading volume of 13,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 21,968. The firm has a market cap of $233.63 million, a P/E ratio of 10.07 and a beta of 0.57. NACCO Industries has a 12 month low of $15.89 and a 12 month high of $48.85. The company has a quick ratio of 2.68, a current ratio of 3.32 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 31st will be issued a dividend of $0.165 per share. This represents a $0.66 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.93%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 30th.
Separately, TheStreet lowered NACCO Industries from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Thursday, May 24th.
In other news, insider Frank F. Taplin sold 1,925 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $35.67, for a total transaction of $68,664.75. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, insider Martha S. Kelly sold 1,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $34.63, for a total value of $34,630.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 7,550 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $261,456.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 30.57% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.