Press coverage about TriMas (NASDAQ:TRS) has been trending positive recently, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. TriMas earned a news impact score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the industrial products company an impact score of 44.9695780995787 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Shares of TriMas (NASDAQ TRS) traded up $0.60 on Friday, hitting $24.50. The stock had a trading volume of 199,495 shares, compared to its average volume of 127,559. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.62, a quick ratio of 1.33 and a current ratio of 2.67. TriMas has a 12-month low of $19.75 and a 12-month high of $28.85. The company has a market cap of $1,092.74, a PE ratio of -34.03, a P/E/G ratio of 3.00 and a beta of 1.94.

TRS has been the topic of several research reports. BidaskClub cut TriMas from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. ValuEngine raised TriMas from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. Zacks Investment Research raised TriMas from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, January 22nd. Finally, Deutsche Bank set a $29.00 price target on TriMas and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, January 19th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $26.83.

In related news, insider Joshua A. Sherbin sold 13,828 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.50, for a total value of $352,614.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, CFO Robert J. Zalupski sold 2,816 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.94, for a total transaction of $73,047.04. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 1.40% of the company’s stock.

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TriMas Company Profile

TriMas Corporation is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of engineered products for commercial, industrial and consumer markets. The Company operates through four segments: Packaging, Aerospace, Energy and Engineered Components. The Packaging segment is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of engineered closure and dispensing systems for a range of end markets, including steel and plastic industrial, and consumer packaging applications.

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