News articles about Powell Industries (NASDAQ:POWL) have been trending neutral on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 6,000 blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Powell Industries earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned media coverage about the industrial products company an news buzz score of 3 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

NASDAQ:POWL traded down $1.68 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $28.03. 29,098 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 35,138. Powell Industries has a 52-week low of $22.55 and a 52-week high of $41.42.

Powell Industries (NASDAQ:POWL) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 5th. The industrial products company reported ($0.23) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.01) by ($0.22). The business had revenue of $109.35 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $108.20 million. Powell Industries had a negative return on equity of 1.19% and a negative net margin of 0.89%. Powell Industries’s revenue was up 21.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned ($0.49) EPS.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 20th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 20th were given a $0.26 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, February 19th. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.71%.

Several research firms have commented on POWL. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Powell Industries from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 5th. Sidoti lowered their price target on shares of Powell Industries from $45.00 to $38.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, December 12th.

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About Powell Industries

Powell Industries, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and services custom-engineered equipment and systems for the distribution, control, and monitoring of electrical energy. The company's principal products include integrated power control room substations, custom-engineered modules, electrical houses, medium-voltage circuit breakers, monitoring and control communications systems, motor control centers, and bus duct systems, as well as traditional and arc-resistant distribution switchgears and control gears.

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