Media headlines about Ferro (NYSE:FOE) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ferro earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 46.1259982956314 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Ferro (FOE) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday (americanbankingnews.com)
- Should You Invest In The Basic Materials Stock Impex Ferro Tech Limited (NSE:IMPEXFERRO)? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Suzhou Tourism Sweepstakes Gives Consumers the Chance to Experience the Destination’s Silk Making Heritage First-Hand (prweb.com)
- Gabelli & Company’s 9th Specialty Chemicals Conference (finance.yahoo.com)
- Ferro Co. (FOE) Short Interest Up 57.8% in January (americanbankingnews.com)
Ferro (FOE) opened at $21.91 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $1,819.70, a PE ratio of 41.34 and a beta of 1.72. The company has a quick ratio of 1.53, a current ratio of 2.48 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.94. Ferro has a 1-year low of $13.56 and a 1-year high of $25.50.
In other Ferro news, General Counsel Mark Hugo Duesenberg sold 17,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.76, for a total value of $420,920.00. Following the transaction, the general counsel now directly owns 137,545 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,405,614.20. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Chairman Peter T. Thomas sold 73,583 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.51, for a total transaction of $1,729,936.33. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 143,246 shares of company stock worth $3,396,897. 2.02% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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Ferro Corporation (Ferro) produces specialty materials that are sold to a range of manufacturers. The Company’s segments include Performance Coatings (metal and ceramic coatings), Performance Colors and Glass (glass coatings), and Color Solutions. Its Performance Coatings segment includes Tile Coating Systems and Porcelain Enamel.
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