Hawkins (HWKN) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows

Press coverage about Hawkins (NASDAQ:HWKN) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hawkins earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 45.6101201596062 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Hawkins (NASDAQ HWKN) opened at $37.90 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $399.86, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.07 and a beta of 0.73. Hawkins has a fifty-two week low of $34.20 and a fifty-two week high of $54.80. The company has a current ratio of 2.52, a quick ratio of 1.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46.

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

In other news, Director Jeffrey L. Wright acquired 3,000 shares of Hawkins stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 9th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $34.47 per share, for a total transaction of $103,410.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 14,356 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $494,851.32. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Company 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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