News coverage about Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ:SGC) has been trending positive this week, Alpha One reports. The research group, a subsidiary of Accern, rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Superior Uniform Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.44 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned headlines about the textile maker an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ:SGC) traded up 2.52% during trading on Thursday, reaching $18.73. The company had a trading volume of 11,402 shares. The stock has a market cap of $272.75 million, a P/E ratio of 19.11 and a beta of -0.02. Superior Uniform Group has a 12-month low of $15.53 and a 12-month high of $21.02. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $17.81 and a 200 day moving average price of $18.18.
Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ:SGC) last released its earnings results on Thursday, February 23rd. The textile maker reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.26 by $0.04. The business earned $64.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $64.65 million. Superior Uniform Group had a net margin of 5.43% and a return on equity of 12.94%. Equities research analysts predict that Superior Uniform Group will post $1.15 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms recently commented on SGC. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Superior Uniform Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 5th. Barrington Research reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $22.00 price target (up from $21.00) on shares of Superior Uniform Group in a research note on Monday, February 27th.
About Superior Uniform Group
Superior Uniform Group, Inc (Superior) manufactures and sells a range of uniforms, corporate identity apparel, career apparel and accessories for the medical and health fields, as well as for the industrial, commercial, leisure and public safety markets. Superior operates through two segments: Uniforms and Related Products, and Remote Staffing Solutions.
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