News coverage about J & J Snack Foods (NASDAQ:JJSF) has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing 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. J & J Snack Foods earned a coverage optimism score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 46.9807977059271 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Should You Be Tempted To Sell J&J Snack Foods Corp (JJSF) At Its Current PE Ratio? (finance.yahoo.com)
- J&J Snack Foods Corp. :JJSF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : December 6, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Walt Disney Co Leads 5 Dividend Stocks Boosting Payouts (finance.yahoo.com)
- $252.75 Million in Sales Expected for J & J Snack Foods Corp. (JJSF) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- Brokerages Expect J & J Snack Foods Corp. (JJSF) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $252.75 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
J & J Snack Foods (NASDAQ:JJSF) opened at $148.37 on Friday. J & J Snack Foods has a 12 month low of $121.20 and a 12 month high of $154.02. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,810.43, a PE ratio of 35.85 and a beta of 0.81.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 4th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.45 per share. This is a boost from J & J Snack Foods’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.42. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.21%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 12th. J & J Snack Foods’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 40.00%.
A number of research firms have weighed in on JJSF. Zacks Investment Research downgraded J & J Snack Foods from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, November 18th. Jefferies Group set a $130.00 price target on J & J Snack Foods and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 16th.
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J & J Snack Foods Company Profile
J & J Snack Foods Corp. is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of a range of snack foods and beverages for the food service and retail supermarket industries. The Company operates in three business segments: Food Service, Retail Supermarkets and Frozen Beverages. Its portfolio of products includes soft pretzels, frozen beverages, frozen juice treats and desserts, stuffed sandwiches, burritos, churros, fruit pies, funnel cakes, cookies and bakery goods, and other snack foods and drinks.
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