News stories about Miller Industries (NYSE:MLR) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty 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. Miller Industries earned a media sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the auto parts company an impact score of 47.271590000216 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Separately, BidaskClub lowered Miller Industries from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th.
Miller Industries (MLR) traded up 1.20% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $25.20. The company had a trading volume of 25,943 shares. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $25.04 and its 200-day moving average price is $25.10. Miller Industries has a 1-year low of $20.84 and a 1-year high of $28.85. The stock has a market capitalization of $286.70 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.00 and a beta of 0.61.
Miller Industries (NYSE:MLR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 9th. The auto parts company reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $153.09 million for the quarter. Miller Industries had a return on equity of 10.31% and a net margin of 3.22%.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 18th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 11th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 8th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.86%. Miller Industries’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 42.60%.
Miller Industries Company Profile
Miller Industries, Inc is a manufacturer of towing and recovery equipment. The Company manufactures the bodies of wreckers and car carriers, which are installed on truck chassis manufactured by third parties. It has domestic manufacturing operations in Tennessee and Pennsylvania, and foreign manufacturing operations in France and the United Kingdom.
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