News coverage about Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (NASDAQ:RMCF) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.510474831978 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (NASDAQ RMCF) traded down 0.4623% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $11.3672. 6,245 shares of the stock were exchanged. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory has a 1-year low of $9.65 and a 1-year high of $13.23. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $11.58 and its 200 day moving average price is $11.64. The firm has a market capitalization of $66.60 million, a P/E ratio of 18.9453 and a beta of 0.89.

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (NASDAQ:RMCF) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 6th. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory had a return on equity of 18.66% and a net margin of 9.23%. The company had revenue of $9.35 million during the quarter. Analysts expect that Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory will post $0.71 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 5th will be paid a $0.12 dividend. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.22%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 31st. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 81.36%.

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In other Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory news, VP Gregory L. Pope sold 4,100 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, July 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.08, for a total transaction of $45,428.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 30,311 shares in the company, valued at $335,845.88. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 6,889 shares of company stock valued at $76,653. Company insiders own 13.12% of the company’s stock.

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Company Profile

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc is an international franchisor, confectionery manufacturer and retail operator. The Company’s subsidiary, U-Swirl International, Inc (U-Swirl), franchises and operates soft-serve frozen yogurt stores. The Company operates through five segments: Franchising, Manufacturing, Retail Stores, U-Swirl operations and Other.

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