Abbey (LON:ABBY) Earning Somewhat Critical Press Coverage, Study Finds

Press coverage about Abbey (LON:ABBY) has trended somewhat negative on Thursday, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Abbey earned a daily sentiment score of -1.40 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave media headlines about the company an news buzz score of 0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Abbey’s score:

Shares of ABBY traded up GBX 85 ($1.12) during trading hours on Thursday, hitting GBX 1,350 ($17.76). The company had a trading volume of 276 shares, compared to its average volume of 76. The company has a current ratio of 6.47, a quick ratio of 1.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06. The company has a market capitalization of $283.61 million and a PE ratio of 5.05. Abbey has a one year low of GBX 1,130 ($14.86) and a one year high of GBX 1,340 ($17.63). The company’s fifty day moving average price is GBX 1,211.50 and its two-hundred day moving average price is GBX 1,241.95.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, April 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 2nd will be given a €0.01 ($0.01) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.07%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 2nd. Abbey’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 0.06%.

Abbey Company Profile

Abbey plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the building and property development, plant hire, and property rental activities in the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the Czech Republic. The company is involved in the residential housing and land development activities. It also engages in the hire, rental, sale, and maintenance of construction plant, vehicles, tools, and portable buildings.

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