Media headlines about R.R. Donnelley & Sons (NYSE:RRD) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog 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. R.R. Donnelley & Sons earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the business services provider an impact score of 46.6026304053285 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

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

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on RRD. ValuEngine raised R.R. Donnelley & Sons from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. BidaskClub cut R.R. Donnelley & Sons from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, November 4th. Finally, TheStreet cut R.R. Donnelley & Sons from a “c-” rating to a “d” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th.

R.R. Donnelley & Sons (NYSE:RRD) traded up $0.38 during trading on Monday, reaching $9.21. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,392,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,158,058. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -13.69, a quick ratio of 1.19 and a current ratio of 1.50. R.R. Donnelley & Sons has a 52 week low of $7.15 and a 52 week high of $18.52. The stock has a market capitalization of $645.27, a PE ratio of 10.34 and a beta of 1.98.

R.R. Donnelley & Sons (NYSE:RRD) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The business services provider reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.37 by ($0.07). R.R. Donnelley & Sons had a negative net margin of 7.15% and a negative return on equity of 42.52%. The business had revenue of $1.73 billion during the quarter. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.07 EPS. equities research analysts predict that R.R. Donnelley & Sons will post 1.17 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 1st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th were paid a $0.14 dividend. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.08%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, November 14th. R.R. Donnelley & Sons’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -7.92%.

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About R.R. Donnelley & Sons

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company helps organizations communicate by working to create, manage, produce, distribute and process content on behalf of its customers. The Company’s segments include Variable Print, Strategic Services, International and Corporate. The Variable Print segment includes the Company’s United States short-run and transactional printing operations.

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