Perceptron (PRCP) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows

Media headlines about Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Perceptron earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 48.2770618060578 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

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

Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP) traded up $0.13 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $9.78. The company had a trading volume of 61,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 37,230. The firm has a market capitalization of $91.54, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.13, a PEG ratio of 0.78 and a beta of 0.38. Perceptron has a fifty-two week low of $5.77 and a fifty-two week high of $10.13.

Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 6th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.23. Perceptron had a return on equity of 9.57% and a net margin of 4.70%. The business had revenue of $19.27 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $17.50 million. sell-side analysts forecast that Perceptron will post 0.41 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered Perceptron from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st.

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Perceptron Company Profile

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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