Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Kelly Services (KELYB) Share Price
News coverage about Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYB) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Kelly Services earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.225860869782 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYB) opened at 21.90 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $838.95 million, a P/E ratio of 6.56 and a beta of 0.85. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $22.38 and its 200 day moving average is $21.92. Kelly Services has a 1-year low of $17.75 and a 1-year high of $27.80.
Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYB) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The business services provider reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.24. The firm had revenue of $1.33 billion for the quarter. Kelly Services had a net margin of 2.58% and a return on equity of 6.88%. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.29 earnings per share.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 1st. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 22nd will be given a $0.075 dividend. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 18th. Kelly Services’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 8.85%.
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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