News coverage about Marcus Corporation (The) (NYSE:MCS) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Marcus Corporation (The) earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.2643708891781 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of Marcus Corporation (NYSE MCS) traded down 0.37% during midday trading on Monday, hitting $26.95. The company had a trading volume of 29,133 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $30.00 and its 200-day moving average is $31.20. The firm has a market capitalization of $767.70 million, a P/E ratio of 17.81 and a beta of 0.63. Marcus Corporation has a 12-month low of $22.05 and a 12-month high of $34.90.

Marcus Corporation (The) (NYSE:MCS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $152.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $158.43 million. Marcus Corporation (The) had a net margin of 7.18% and a return on equity of 10.78%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.34 earnings per share. On average, analysts predict that Marcus Corporation will post $1.55 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 25th will be paid a $0.125 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 23rd. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.85%. Marcus Corporation (The)’s dividend payout ratio is 33.11%.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on the company. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $38.00 price target on shares of Marcus Corporation (The) in a research note on Saturday, July 29th. Barrington Research lowered their price target on Marcus Corporation (The) from $39.00 to $37.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, July 28th. TheStreet cut Marcus Corporation (The) from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Thursday. ValuEngine raised Marcus Corporation (The) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, Benchmark Co. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $37.80 price target (up previously from $34.96) on shares of Marcus Corporation (The) in a research note on Saturday, April 29th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $37.45.

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In other Marcus Corporation (The) news, VP Thomas F. Kissinger sold 4,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.17, for a total value of $128,680.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 60,039 shares in the company, valued at $1,931,454.63. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CFO Douglas A. Neis sold 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.83, for a total value of $101,490.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 71,339 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,413,398.37. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 33.53% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Marcus Corporation (The) Company Profile

The Marcus Corporation operates principally in two business segments: Theatres, and Hotels and Resorts. The Theatres segment operates multiscreen motion picture theatres in Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota and Nebraska, and a family entertainment center in Wisconsin. The Hotels and Resorts segment owns and operates hotels and resorts in Wisconsin, Illinois, Oklahoma and Nebraska, and manages hotels, resorts and other properties in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Texas, Nevada, Georgia, Florida and California.

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