Leaf Group (LFGR) Receives Daily Media Impact Score of 0.35

News stories about Leaf Group (NYSE:LFGR) have been trending positive this week, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press 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 one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Leaf Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.35 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the technology company an impact score of 46.9583905087109 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

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

Leaf Group (NYSE LFGR) opened at $7.95 on Friday. Leaf Group has a fifty-two week low of $6.35 and a fifty-two week high of $10.15. The stock has a market capitalization of $194.47, a P/E ratio of -5.20 and a beta of 0.85.

LFGR has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. ValuEngine raised Leaf Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. Zacks Investment Research raised Leaf Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $8.75 price objective for the company in a report on Thursday, November 23rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. Leaf Group presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $10.06.

In other Leaf Group news, EVP Daniel J. Weinrot sold 4,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.50, for a total value of $42,750.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CEO Sean P. Moriarty sold 3,453 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, January 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.17, for a total value of $31,664.01. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 32,151 shares of company stock valued at $265,249 over the last three months. Corporate insiders own 47.60% of the company’s stock.

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Leaf Group Company Profile

Leaf Group Ltd., formerly Demand Media, Inc, is diversified Internet marketplaces and media company. The Company has online media properties and marketplace platforms that enable communities of creators to reach audiences in lifestyle categories. The Company operates an online studio platform for the professional creation and distribution of content, as well as two online artist marketplaces.

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