Media headlines about Ark Restaurants Corp. (NASDAQ:ARKR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ark Restaurants Corp. earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the restaurant operator an impact score of 46.2297393498727 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Ark Restaurants Corp. (NASDAQ:ARKR) traded up 0.89% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $22.70. 3,323 shares of the company traded hands. Ark Restaurants Corp. has a 12 month low of $20.00 and a 12 month high of $27.02. The firm has a market capitalization of $77.75 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.62 and a beta of 0.30. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $22.92 and its 200 day moving average price is $24.50.
Ark Restaurants Corp. (NASDAQ:ARKR) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 10th. The restaurant operator reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter. Ark Restaurants Corp. had a net margin of 2.43% and a return on equity of 6.26%. The business had revenue of $41.20 million for the quarter. On average, analysts expect that Ark Restaurants Corp. will post $1.16 earnings per share for the current year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 4th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 20th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 19th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.41%. Ark Restaurants Corp.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 95.24%.
Ark Restaurants Corp. Company Profile
Ark Restaurants Corp. owns and operates restaurants, bars, fast food concepts and catering operations. As of October 1, 2016, the Company owned and/or operated 21 restaurants and bars, 19 fast food concepts and catering operations through its subsidiaries. As of October 1, 2016, six of its restaurant and bar facilities were located in New York City; two were located in Washington, DC; five were located in Las Vegas, Nevada; three were located in Atlantic City, New Jersey; one was located at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut; one was located in the Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston, Massachusetts, and three were located on the east coast of Florida.
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