Universal Logistics Holdings (NYSE:ULH) Earning Favorable News Coverage, Accern Reports
News stories about Universal Logistics Holdings (NYSE:ULH) have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Universal Logistics Holdings earned a media sentiment score of 0.43 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the transportation company an impact score of 46.6699170014523 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of Universal Logistics Holdings (NYSE ULH) traded down 0.69% during trading on Monday, reaching $14.30. The company had a trading volume of 3,075 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $14.87 and a 200 day moving average of $14.01. Universal Logistics Holdings has a 52 week low of $11.09 and a 52 week high of $17.70. The firm has a market capitalization of $406.73 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.50.
Universal Logistics Holdings (NYSE:ULH) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The transportation company reported $0.10 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.09 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $305.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $302.10 million. Universal Logistics Holdings had a return on equity of 7.26% and a net margin of 0.90%. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Universal Logistics Holdings will post $0.70 earnings per share for the current year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 17th. Investors of record on Monday, August 7th will be issued a $0.07 dividend. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.96%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 3rd.
A number of analysts recently issued reports on ULH shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Universal Logistics Holdings from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 4th. Stifel Nicolaus raised Universal Logistics Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, July 31st.
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About Universal Logistics Holdings
Universal Logistics Holdings, Inc, formerly Universal Truckload Services, Inc, is an asset-light provider of customized transportation and logistics solutions across the United States, Mexico, Canada and Colombia. The Company operates through two segments: the transportation segment and the logistics segment.
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