Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect A. H. Belo (AHC) Stock Price

News headlines about A. H. Belo (NYSE:AHC) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog 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. A. H. Belo earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.838525315067 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on the company. ValuEngine cut A. H. Belo from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 20th. TheStreet raised A. H. Belo from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Friday, April 20th.

Shares of A. H. Belo traded up $0.07, reaching $4.72, during trading hours on Wednesday, according to Marketbeat. The stock had a trading volume of 799 shares, compared to its average volume of 16,346. The stock has a market cap of $100.95 million, a PE ratio of 93.00 and a beta of 0.37. A. H. Belo has a fifty-two week low of $4.35 and a fifty-two week high of $5.80.

A. H. Belo (NYSE:AHC) last announced its earnings results on Friday, March 16th. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $64.08 million during the quarter. A. H. Belo had a return on equity of 1.38% and a net margin of 4.46%.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 7th. Investors of record on Friday, August 17th will be given a $0.08 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 16th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.78%.

About A. H. Belo

A.H. Belo Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a local news and information publishing company primarily in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Publishing and Marketing Services. The Publishing segment publishes The Dallas Morning News, a newspaper; Briefing newspaper; and Al Dia, a Spanish-language newspaper, as well as operates related Websites and applications.

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