Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Sparton (SPA) Stock Price

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Headlines about Sparton (NYSE:SPA) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sparton earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the electronics maker an impact score of 47.4423703794036 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Separately, ValuEngine lowered shares of Sparton from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 2nd.

Sparton traded down $0.79, hitting $12.42, during mid-day trading on Friday, MarketBeat reports. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 81,153 shares, compared to its average volume of 98,844. Sparton has a fifty-two week low of $12.38 and a fifty-two week high of $23.46. The company has a quick ratio of 1.38, a current ratio of 2.66 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.37. The firm has a market capitalization of $129.92 million, a PE ratio of 12.58 and a beta of 1.25.

Sparton (NYSE:SPA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 9th. The electronics maker reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter. The company had revenue of $93.94 million during the quarter. Sparton had a negative net margin of 2.53% and a positive return on equity of 13.59%.

Sparton Company Profile

Sparton Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides design, development, and manufacturing services for electromechanical devices; and engineered products in electromechanical value stream worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Manufacturing & Design Services (MDS), and Engineered Components & Products (ECP).

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