News stories about Kimball International (NASDAQ:KBAL) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Kimball International earned a media sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.1896109532593 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Separately, BidaskClub raised shares of Kimball International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 26th.
Kimball International (NASDAQ:KBAL) opened at $18.22 on Wednesday. Kimball International has a 52-week low of $15.40 and a 52-week high of $20.97. The stock has a market capitalization of $671.43, a P/E ratio of 18.10 and a beta of 1.46.
Kimball International (NASDAQ:KBAL) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Kimball International had a return on equity of 21.84% and a net margin of 5.64%. The firm had revenue of $169.52 million for the quarter.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 21st. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.54%. Kimball International’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 28.28%.
Kimball International Company Profile
Kimball International, Inc creates design driven furnishings. The Company sells a portfolio of furniture products and services under three brands, which include Kimball Office, National Office Furniture, and Kimball Hospitality. The Company’s portfolio offers solutions for the workplace, learning, healing, and hospitality environments.
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