Gulf Island Fabrication (GIFI) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

Media stories about Gulf Island Fabrication (NASDAQ:GIFI) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Gulf Island Fabrication earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.8245171793914 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Gulf Island Fabrication (NASDAQ:GIFI) opened at 11.30 on Thursday. Gulf Island Fabrication has a 12-month low of $8.56 and a 12-month high of $13.95. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $11.16 and a 200-day moving average price of $10.69. The stock’s market cap is $167.82 million.

Gulf Island Fabrication (NASDAQ:GIFI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The oil and gas company reported ($0.73) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.18) by $0.55. The company had revenue of $45.87 million for the quarter. Gulf Island Fabrication had a negative net margin of 9.96% and a negative return on equity of 7.83%. Analysts forecast that Gulf Island Fabrication will post ($1.39) EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 24th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 10th were issued a dividend of $0.01 per share. This represents a $0.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.35%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, August 8th. Gulf Island Fabrication’s dividend payout ratio is -2.92%.

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About Gulf Island Fabrication

Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc (Gulf Island) is a holding company. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, is a fabricator of steel platforms and other specialized structures for customers in the offshore oil and gas industry. It also performs onshore and offshore construction and fabrication services for customers in the marine industry.

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