News headlines about OGE Energy (NYSE:OGE) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty 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. OGE Energy earned a coverage optimism score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.163749044506 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of OGE Energy (OGE) traded up $0.79 during trading on Friday, hitting $30.39. 1,760,000 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,490,000. OGE Energy has a twelve month low of $29.59 and a twelve month high of $37.40. The company has a current ratio of 0.63, a quick ratio of 0.46 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.76. The firm has a market capitalization of $6,070.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.91, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.85 and a beta of 0.84.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, January 30th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 10th were given a dividend of $0.3325 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, January 9th. This represents a $1.33 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.38%. OGE Energy’s payout ratio is currently 69.63%.
In other OGE Energy news, VP Patricia D. Horn sold 10,051 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $35.56, for a total transaction of $357,413.56. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 0.48% of the company’s stock.
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OGE Energy Company Profile
OGE Energy Corp. (OGE Energy) is an energy and energy services provider offering physical delivery and related services for both electricity and natural gas primarily in the south central United States. The Company operates through two segments: electric utility and natural gas midstream operations. The electric utility segment generates, transmits, distributes and sells electric energy in Oklahoma and western Arkansas.
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