Headlines about QAD (NASDAQ:QADB) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. QAD earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the software maker an impact score of 49.0664176209774 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of QAD (QADB) traded down $0.35 on Monday, hitting $29.90. The stock had a trading volume of 2,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,917. The company has a quick ratio of 1.59, a current ratio of 1.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12. QAD has a one year low of $21.38 and a one year high of $31.85.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 4th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 26th will be given a $0.06 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 22nd. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.80%. QAD’s payout ratio is -23.30%.
QAD Inc (QAD) is a provider of vertically oriented enterprise software solutions for global manufacturing companies across the automotive, life sciences, consumer products, food and beverage, high technology and industrial products industries. QAD Enterprise Applications enables measurement and control of business processes and supports operational requirements, including financials, manufacturing, demand and supply chain planning, customer management, business intelligence and business process management.
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