News coverage about Graham (NYSE:GHC) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Graham earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 46.832745164193 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- [$$] Asia equities mixed as investors digest weak Wall Street lead (finance.yahoo.com)
- [$$] Fast Europe Open: Italy, eurozone inflation data (finance.yahoo.com)
- [$$] Trump doubles down on Canada deficit claim (finance.yahoo.com)
- [$$] Swamp Notes: The slaughter of Trump by Lamb (finance.yahoo.com)
Separately, TheStreet upgraded Graham from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 27th.
Shares of GHC stock opened at $595.40 on Wednesday. Graham has a 52 week low of $536.90 and a 52 week high of $615.85. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,287.22, a PE ratio of 11.00 and a beta of 0.76. The company has a current ratio of 1.98, a quick ratio of 1.91 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, May 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 19th will be issued a dividend of $1.33 per share. This represents a $5.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.89%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 18th. Graham’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 9.82%.
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Graham Holdings Company, formerly The Washington Post Company, is a diversified education and media company whose principal operations include educational services, television broadcasting, cable television systems, and online, print and local TV news. The Company owns Kaplan, a provider of educational services to individuals, schools and businesses, serving over one million students annually with operations in more than 30 countries.
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