Media coverage about BG Staffing (NASDAQ:BGSF) has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BG Staffing earned a news sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 47.1508364872301 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of BG Staffing (NASDAQ BGSF) traded down 6.33% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $16.88. 50,554 shares of the company were exchanged. BG Staffing has a 52 week low of $11.23 and a 52 week high of $18.84. The company has a market capitalization of $147.85 million and a P/E ratio of 18.27. The company has a 50 day moving average of $17.11 and a 200 day moving average of $16.65.
BG Staffing (NASDAQ:BGSF) last announced its earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.38 by ($0.03). The business had revenue of $71.28 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $77.70 million. BG Staffing had a net margin of 3.32% and a return on equity of 22.69%. Equities analysts anticipate that BG Staffing will post $1.02 earnings per share for the current year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, November 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 1st. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.92%.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of BG Staffing from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th.
BG Staffing Company Profile
BG Staffing, Inc (BG Staffing) is a provider of temporary staffing services. The Company provides temporary workers to a range of customers that are seeking to match their workforce requirements to their business needs. Its customers operate across a diverse set of industries. The Company’s operations are organized into three segments: Commercial, Multifamily and Professional.
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