Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact RR Donnelley & Sons (RRD) Share Price

Media stories about RR Donnelley & Sons (NYSE:RRD) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. RR Donnelley & Sons earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 46.8557792992084 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.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

RR Donnelley & Sons (RRD) traded up $0.14 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $8.28. The company had a trading volume of 430,926 shares, compared to its average volume of 946,588. The stock has a market cap of $566.98, a price-to-earnings ratio of -17.19 and a beta of 1.76. The company has a quick ratio of 1.16, a current ratio of 1.43 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -10.34. RR Donnelley & Sons has a one year low of $6.51 and a one year high of $15.04.

RR Donnelley & Sons (NYSE:RRD) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 27th. The business services provider reported $0.81 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.11. The company had revenue of $1.93 billion for the quarter. RR Donnelley & Sons had a negative return on equity of 47.95% and a negative net margin of 0.49%. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.51 EPS. analysts anticipate that RR Donnelley & Sons will post 1.05 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 15th were given a $0.14 dividend. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, February 14th. RR Donnelley & Sons’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -116.67%.

Separately, ValuEngine lowered RR Donnelley & Sons from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd.

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RR Donnelley & Sons Company Profile

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company helps organizations communicate by working to create, manage, produce, distribute and process content on behalf of its customers. The Company’s segments include Variable Print, Strategic Services, International and Corporate. The Variable Print segment includes the Company’s United States short-run and transactional printing operations.

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