Media coverage about Vuzix (NASDAQ:VUZI) has trended somewhat positive recently, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. Alpha One, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vuzix earned a media sentiment score of 0.04 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected AlphaOne’s rankings:
- Vuzix to Attend the 18th Annual B. Riley & Co. Institutional Investor Conference – PR Newswire (press release) (prnewswire.com)
- Vuzix to Attend the 18th Annual B. Riley & Co. Institutional Investor Conference – Stockhouse (stockhouse.com)
- Vuzix to Attend the 18th Annual B. Riley & Co. Institutional Investor Conference – SYS-CON Media (press release) (news.sys-con.com)
- Vuzix to Present at the 2017 SID Stifel DSCC Investors Conference (finance.yahoo.com)
A number of analysts have commented on the company. Chardan Capital reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $10.00 target price on shares of Vuzix in a report on Tuesday, March 7th. Maxim Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $11.00 target price on shares of Vuzix in a report on Monday, March 20th.
Vuzix (NASDAQ:VUZI) traded up 0.86% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $5.85. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 113,055 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $5.81 and its 200-day moving average is $6.56. The company’s market cap is $118.21 million. Vuzix has a 12-month low of $5.00 and a 12-month high of $9.80.
Vuzix (NASDAQ:VUZI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 10th. The company reported ($0.23) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.22) by $0.01. Vuzix had a negative net margin of 746.17% and a negative return on equity of 128.13%. The business had revenue of $1.21 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $0.73 million. Analysts predict that Vuzix will post ($0.86) EPS for the current fiscal year.
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