News coverage about Apogee Enterprises (NASDAQ:APOG) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of 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 negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Apogee Enterprises earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.2712327380098 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Apogee Enterprises (NASDAQ APOG) traded down $0.30 on Friday, hitting $48.21. 119,354 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 265,313. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,380.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.44, a PEG ratio of 1.43 and a beta of 1.59. Apogee Enterprises has a 12-month low of $39.91 and a 12-month high of $61.00. The company has a quick ratio of 1.34, a current ratio of 1.86 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51.
Apogee Enterprises (NASDAQ:APOG) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, September 19th. The industrial products company reported $0.75 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $343.91 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $349.97 million. Apogee Enterprises had a net margin of 6.57% and a return on equity of 17.89%. The firm’s revenue was up 23.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.77 earnings per share. equities research analysts forecast that Apogee Enterprises will post 3.39 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 8th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 24th will be issued a dividend of $0.14 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, October 23rd. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.16%. Apogee Enterprises’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 20.44%.
Several research firms have issued reports on APOG. BidaskClub lowered shares of Apogee Enterprises from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 13th. DA Davidson set a $52.00 price target on shares of Apogee Enterprises and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 24th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Apogee Enterprises from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Apogee Enterprises from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $63.33.
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Apogee Enterprises Company Profile
Apogee Enterprises, Inc is engaged in the design and development of glass solutions for enclosing commercial buildings and framing art. The Company operates through four segments: Architectural Glass, Architectural Services, Architectural Framing Systems and Large-Scale Optical Technologies (LSO). The Architectural Glass segment fabricates coated glass used in customized window and wall systems.
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