Media stories about Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Perceptron earned a media sentiment score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 47.656820347463 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Perceptron from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $8.25 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th.
Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 28th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.05 by ($0.02). Perceptron had a negative net margin of 0.22% and a positive return on equity of 1.00%. The business had revenue of $22.35 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $19.80 million.
Perceptron, Inc develops, produces and sells a range of automated industrial metrology products and solutions to manufacturing organizations for dimensional gauging, dimensional inspection and three-dimensional (3D) scanning. The Company’s products include 3D machine vision solutions, robot guidance, coordinate measuring machines (CMMs), laser scanning and advanced analysis software.
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