Headlines about Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYB) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kelly Services earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 47.378815328787 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Separately, ValuEngine downgraded Kelly Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, December 11th.
Kelly Services (KELYB) opened at $29.00 on Friday. Kelly Services has a one year low of $20.18 and a one year high of $29.07. The company has a market capitalization of $1,114.32, a P/E ratio of 16.02 and a beta of 0.84.
Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYB) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The business services provider reported $0.80 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.18. Kelly Services had a return on equity of 7.92% and a net margin of 1.33%. The company had revenue of $1.42 billion during the quarter. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.55 earnings per share.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, March 12th. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.075 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 23rd. This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.03%. Kelly Services’s dividend payout ratio is currently 16.57%.
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Kelly Services Company Profile
Kelly Services, Inc is a workforce solutions provider, which is engaged in offering a range of specialty services. The Company provides workforce solutions in three regions: the Americas; Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific (APAC). The Company’s segments are Americas Commercial, Americas Professional and Technical (Americas PT), EMEA Commercial, EMEA Professional and Technical (EMEA PT), and Outsourcing and Consulting Group (OCG).
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