Liberty Tax (TAX) Receives News Impact Score of 0.06

News headlines about Liberty Tax (NASDAQ:TAX) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing 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. Liberty Tax earned a news sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 44.5981278385046 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Shares of Liberty Tax (NASDAQ TAX) traded up $0.35 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $11.70. 106,145 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 76,120. The company has a market cap of $148.39, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.79 and a beta of 0.96. The company has a quick ratio of 3.07, a current ratio of 3.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36. Liberty Tax has a one year low of $9.90 and a one year high of $16.19.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 23rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 12th will be paid a $0.16 dividend. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.47%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 11th. Liberty Tax’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 168.42%.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on TAX shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Liberty Tax from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Liberty Tax from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st.

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Liberty Tax Company Profile

Liberty Tax, Inc is the holding company for JTH Tax, Inc The Company is a provider of tax preparation services. The Company provides retail federal and state income tax preparation services and related tax settlement products in the United States and Canada. The Company’s tax preparation services and related tax settlement products are offered primarily through franchised locations.

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