Media coverage about Superior Industries International (NYSE:SUP) has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Superior Industries International earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the auto parts company an impact score of 45.4213159369771 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- Critical Comparison: Superior Industries International (SUP) vs. Autoliv (ALV) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Superior Industries International (SUP) versus Visteon Corporation (VC) Head to Head Review (americanbankingnews.com)
- Superior Industries International, Inc. (SUP) to Issue $0.09 Quarterly Dividend (americanbankingnews.com)
- Superior Industries (SUP) Down 17.9% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? (nasdaq.com)
SUP has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. FBR & Co reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $31.00 target price on shares of Superior Industries International in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. ValuEngine cut Superior Industries International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. BidaskClub cut Superior Industries International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. TheStreet cut Superior Industries International from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Superior Industries International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $24.67.
Shares of Superior Industries International (SUP) traded up 0.67% on Tuesday, hitting $14.95. The stock had a trading volume of 147,031 shares. Superior Industries International has a 12 month low of $14.00 and a 12 month high of $30.12. The company has a market cap of $372.31 million, a P/E ratio of 56.20 and a beta of 0.72. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $16.33 and its 200-day moving average price is $20.45.
Superior Industries International (NYSE:SUP) last announced its earnings results on Friday, August 4th. The auto parts company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by ($0.11). Superior Industries International had a return on equity of 9.54% and a net margin of 1.23%. The business had revenue of $240.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $190.98 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.52 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 31.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect that Superior Industries International will post $1.45 earnings per share for the current year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 19th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.09 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 4th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.41%. Superior Industries International’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 144.00%.
In other news, CEO Donald J. Stebbins purchased 16,090 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, August 11th. The stock was bought at an average price of $15.77 per share, with a total value of $253,739.30. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 105,459 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,663,088.43. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director James Strauss Mcelya purchased 13,084 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, August 21st. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $14.19 per share, with a total value of $185,661.96. Following the transaction, the director now owns 27,376 shares in the company, valued at approximately $388,465.44. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have purchased 76,596 shares of company stock worth $1,161,839. 1.50% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
Superior Industries International Company Profile
Superior Industries International, Inc is engaged in the design and manufacture of aluminum wheels for sale to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The Company supplies cast aluminum wheels to automobile and light truck manufacturers, with wheel manufacturing operations in the United States and Mexico.
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