News headlines about West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. West Marine earned a daily sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the specialty retailer an impact score of 44.4450744879064 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
WMAR has been the subject of a number of research reports. BidaskClub cut shares of West Marine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. B. Riley cut shares of West Marine to a “neutral” rating and set a $12.97 target price for the company. in a research note on Sunday, July 16th.
Shares of West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR) traded up $0.01 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $12.97. 260,000 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 124,611. West Marine has a one year low of $7.77 and a one year high of $13.01.
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About West Marine
West Marine, Inc is a waterlife outfitter for cruisers, sailors, anglers and paddlesports enthusiasts. The Company offers a selection of core boating and water recreation products, primarily serving the needs of boat owners and professionals providing services to them. It services its customers through physical stores and two e-commerce Websites.
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