News stories about Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYB) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kelly Services earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 46.7274364857488 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYB) opened at 23.00 on Friday. Kelly Services has a 52 week low of $17.23 and a 52 week high of $27.80. The company has a 50-day moving average of $22.36 and a 200-day moving average of $21.96. The firm has a market cap of $881.08 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.89 and a beta of 0.85.

Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYB) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 9th. The business services provider reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.23 by $0.24. Kelly Services had a net margin of 2.58% and a return on equity of 6.88%. The business had revenue of $1.33 billion during the quarter. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.29 EPS.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 1st. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 22nd will be issued a dividend of $0.075 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 18th. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.30%. Kelly Services’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 8.85%.

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About Kelly Services

Kelly Services, Inc is a workforce solutions provider, which is engaged in offering a range of specialty services. The Company provides workforce solutions in three regions: the Americas; Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific (APAC). The Company’s segments are Americas Commercial, Americas Professional and Technical (Americas PT), EMEA Commercial, EMEA Professional and Technical (EMEA PT), and Outsourcing and Consulting Group (OCG).

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