Media headlines about Systemax (NYSE:SYX) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news 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. Systemax earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 45.7874531875701 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Shares of Systemax (SYX) opened at $33.27 on Monday. Systemax has a 52 week low of $7.05 and a 52 week high of $34.64. The company has a market cap of $1,233.39, a PE ratio of 332.73 and a beta of 0.16.

The company also recently disclosed a None dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 12th. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 5th will be paid a dividend of $1.50 per share. This represents a yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 4th. Systemax’s dividend payout ratio is presently 400.04%.

Separately, Sidoti lowered shares of Systemax from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, November 10th.

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Systemax Company Profile

Systemax Inc is a direct marketer of brand name and private label products. The Company’s segments are Industrial Products Group (IPG), EMEA Technology Products Group (EMEA), and Corporate and Other (Corporate). The IPG segment sells an array of maintenance, repair and operational (MRO) products, which are marketed in North America.

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