Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Hawkins (HWKN) Share Price

News coverage about Hawkins (NASDAQ:HWKN) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hawkins earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 45.9556432164528 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of Hawkins (HWKN) opened at $37.70 on Monday. Hawkins has a 1 year low of $34.20 and a 1 year high of $54.80. The firm has a market capitalization of $402.01, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.18 and a beta of 0.73. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a current ratio of 2.52 and a quick ratio of 1.26.

Hawkins (NASDAQ:HWKN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter. Hawkins had a return on equity of 8.49% and a net margin of 3.84%. The firm had revenue of $125.40 million for the quarter.

Separately, TheStreet cut Hawkins from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 15th.

In related news, Director Jeffrey L. Wright purchased 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 9th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $34.47 per share, for a total transaction of $103,410.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 14,356 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $494,851.32. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 3.70% of the company’s stock.

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Hawkins Company Profile

Hawkins, Inc distributes, blends and manufactures chemicals and specialty ingredients for its customers in a range of industries. The Company conducts its business in three segments: Industrial, Water Treatment, and Health and Nutrition. Its Industrial segment is engaged in providing industrial chemicals, products and services to various industries, such as agriculture, chemical processing, electronics and energy.

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