Headlines about Luby’s (NYSE:LUB) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Luby’s earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the restaurant operator an impact score of 47.2262144037183 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Luby’s stock traded up $0.02 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $2.57. 162 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 47,690. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29, a current ratio of 0.41 and a quick ratio of 0.30. Luby’s has a 1-year low of $2.53 and a 1-year high of $2.59.
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Luby’s (NYSE:LUB) last posted its earnings results on Monday, April 23rd. The restaurant operator reported ($0.17) EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $82.18 million for the quarter. Luby’s had a negative return on equity of 8.04% and a negative net margin of 5.54%.
In other news, Director Harris J. Pappas purchased 75,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, March 2nd. The stock was bought at an average cost of $2.80 per share, for a total transaction of $210,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. 37.84% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
Luby’s Company Profile
Luby's, Inc operates as a multi-brand restaurant company in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Company-Owned Restaurants, Franchise Operations, and Culinary Contract Services. Its primary brands include Luby's Cafeteria, Fuddruckers – World's Greatest Hamburgers, and Luby's Culinary Contract Services; and other brands comprise Cheeseburger in Paradise.