News stories about Systemax (NYSE:SYX) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Systemax earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 46.832100801112 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on SYX shares. TheStreet raised shares of Systemax from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Monday, June 5th. Sidoti raised shares of Systemax from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of Systemax from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th.

Shares of Systemax (SYX) traded down 3.28% during trading on Monday, reaching $25.09. 54,886 shares of the company traded hands. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $18.97 and its 200-day moving average price is $13.39. Systemax has a 12 month low of $7.05 and a 12 month high of $26.27. The stock’s market cap is $928.33 million.

Systemax (NYSE:SYX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The company reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.16. Systemax had a positive return on equity of 12.40% and a negative net margin of 0.87%. The firm had revenue of $313 million during the quarter. On average, equities research analysts expect that Systemax will post $1.23 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, August 21st. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 14th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.54%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. Systemax’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently -114.29%.

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About Systemax

Systemax Inc is a direct marketer of brand name and private label products. The Company’s segments are Industrial Products Group (IPG), EMEA Technology Products Group (EMEA), and Corporate and Other (Corporate). The IPG segment sells an array of maintenance, repair and operational (MRO) products, which are marketed in North America.

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