News articles about Luxfer (NYSE:LXFR) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Luxfer earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.7006883965405 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. BidaskClub lowered Luxfer from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. ValuEngine upgraded Luxfer from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Luxfer from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Saturday, November 11th.
Luxfer (NYSE:LXFR) opened at $14.10 on Wednesday. Luxfer has a twelve month low of $10.85 and a twelve month high of $16.21. The company has a market capitalization of $371.39, a P/E ratio of 22.03 and a beta of 0.77. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61, a current ratio of 2.34 and a quick ratio of 1.22.
Luxfer (NYSE:LXFR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 6th. The industrial products company reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.26 by $0.01. Luxfer had a return on equity of 15.13% and a net margin of 4.04%. The firm had revenue of $115.20 million for the quarter. equities analysts anticipate that Luxfer will post 1.05 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently disclosed a None dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 7th. Investors of record on Friday, January 19th will be issued a $0.125 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 18th. This is a boost from Luxfer’s previous None dividend of $0.12. This represents a yield of 3.33%. Luxfer’s dividend payout ratio is currently 78.13%.
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Luxfer Holdings PLC is a holding company. The Company is a materials technology company specializing in the design, manufacture and supply of materials, components and gas-containment devices for healthcare, environmental, protection and specialty end-markets. It operates through two divisions: Elektron and Gas Cylinders.
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