Hawkins, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWKN) will be posting its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, October 31st.

Hawkins (NASDAQ:HWKN) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.55 earnings per share for the quarter. Hawkins had a return on equity of 9.53% and a net margin of 4.28%. The firm had revenue of $133.73 million during the quarter. On average, analysts expect Hawkins to post $0 EPS for the current fiscal year and $0 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Hawkins, Inc. (NASDAQ HWKN) traded up 0.38% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $39.95. The company had a trading volume of 8,463 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $425.99 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.37 and a beta of 0.78. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $39.42 and its 200 day moving average is $44.19. Hawkins, Inc. has a 12 month low of $35.15 and a 12 month high of $54.80.

The firm also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 6th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 22nd were given a dividend of $0.44 per share. This represents a yield of 2.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 21st. This is an increase from Hawkins’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.42. Hawkins’s payout ratio is 44.67%.

In other news, Director Mary J. Schumacher bought 1,400 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 28th. The shares were bought at an average price of $35.80 per share, with a total value of $50,120.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 6,616 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $236,852.80. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, VP Richard G. Erstad sold 1,200 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.59, for a total value of $48,708.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 9,300 shares in the company, valued at approximately $377,487. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 3.70% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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Several research firms have recently commented on HWKN. BidaskClub downgraded Hawkins from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. TheStreet downgraded Hawkins from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 15th.

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.

Earnings History for Hawkins (NASDAQ:HWKN)

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