Quad Graphics, Inc (NYSE:QUAD) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The business services provider reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.05, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The company had revenue of $1.01 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.01 billion. Quad Graphics had a net margin of 2.15% and a return on equity of 21.87%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 4.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.48 EPS.
Quad Graphics (NYSE:QUAD) traded down $0.24 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $22.31. 50,555 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 265,971. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,170.00, a P/E ratio of 11.41 and a beta of 1.51. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.11, a current ratio of 1.24 and a quick ratio of 0.82. Quad Graphics has a 1-year low of $18.16 and a 1-year high of $29.04.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 1st. Investors of record on Monday, November 20th will be issued a dividend of $0.30 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 17th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.38%. Quad Graphics’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 68.97%.
Several brokerages have issued reports on QUAD. TheStreet raised shares of Quad Graphics from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. BidaskClub raised shares of Quad Graphics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 28th.
About Quad Graphics
Quad/Graphics, Inc is a marketing services provider. The Company’s segments are United States Print and Related Services, International and Corporate. The United States Print and Related Services segment consists of the Company’s United States printing operations. The United States Print and Related Services segment includes retail inserts, publications, catalogs, special interest publications, journals, direct mail, books, directories, in-store marketing and promotion, packaging, newspapers, custom print products, other commercial and specialty printed products, and global paper procurement.
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