Media stories about Kelly Services, Inc. Class A (NASDAQ:KELYA) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kelly Services, Inc. Class A earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the business services provider an impact score of 48.0694852586329 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

A number of equities analysts have commented on KELYA shares. ValuEngine lowered Kelly Services, Inc. Class A from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 2nd. Northcoast Research upgraded Kelly Services, Inc. Class A from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, May 21st. BidaskClub upgraded Kelly Services, Inc. Class A from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, July 6th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Kelly Services, Inc. Class A from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 15th.

Kelly Services, Inc. Class A stock traded up $0.20 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $25.19. 83,377 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 178,680. Kelly Services, Inc. Class A has a 12 month low of $21.01 and a 12 month high of $32.31. The firm has a market cap of $935.40 million, a PE ratio of 11.45 and a beta of 0.92.

Kelly Services, Inc. Class A (NASDAQ:KELYA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 8th. The business services provider reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.11. Kelly Services, Inc. Class A had a return on equity of 7.62% and a net margin of 0.99%. The firm had revenue of $1.39 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.41 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.47 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that Kelly Services, Inc. Class A will post 2.1 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 31st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.075 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 20th. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.19%. Kelly Services, Inc. Class A’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 13.64%.

About Kelly Services, Inc. Class A

Kelly Services, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides workforce solutions to various industries worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Americas Staffing, Global Talent Solutions (GTS), and International Staffing. It provides trained employees for data entry, clerical, and administrative support roles across various industries; schools with instructional and non-instructional employees; support staff for seminars, sales, and trade shows; assemblers, quality control inspectors, and technicians for electronic assembly; maintenance workers, material handlers, and assemblers for light industrial works; scientists, and scientific and clinical research workforce solutions; engineering professionals across various disciplines, including aeronautical, chemical, civil/structural, electrical/instrumentation, environmental, industrial, mechanical, petroleum, pharmaceutical, quality, and telecommunications.

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