Media stories about Alumasc Group (LON:ALU) have been trending very positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Alumasc Group earned a media sentiment score of 3.29 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave media stories about the company an news buzz score of 10 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

ALU opened at GBX 127.50 ($1.67) on Tuesday. Alumasc Group has a one year low of GBX 115 ($1.50) and a one year high of GBX 195 ($2.55).

Alumasc Group (LON:ALU) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, September 11th. The company reported GBX 14.40 ($0.19) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of GBX 14.50 ($0.19) by GBX (0.10) ($0.00).

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 31st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 4th were issued a GBX 4.40 ($0.06) dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, October 4th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.18%. This is an increase from Alumasc Group’s previous dividend of $2.95.

A number of research analysts have recently commented on ALU shares. Peel Hunt reiterated an “add” rating on shares of Alumasc Group in a report on Thursday, November 1st. FinnCap reiterated a “corporate” rating on shares of Alumasc Group in a report on Thursday, October 25th.

In other Alumasc Group news, insider G Paul Hooper acquired 22,790 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 7th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 131 ($1.71) per share, for a total transaction of £29,854.90 ($39,010.71).

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About Alumasc Group

The Alumasc Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells building products in the United Kingdom, Europe, North America, the Middle East, the Far East, and internationally. The company offers solar shading and architectural screening products; roofing and walling products, including waterproofing systems for flat roofs and exterior wall insulation systems, as well as roofing support services; and water management solutions to manage and attenuate water originating inside or outside of the buildings.

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