Information Services Group (III) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows

News articles about Information Services Group (NASDAQ:III) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Information Services Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 46.095116601574 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Shares of Information Services Group (NASDAQ III) traded down 2.20% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $4.00. 36,014 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock’s market cap is $173.13 million. Information Services Group has a 12 month low of $2.95 and a 12 month high of $4.30. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $3.85 and a 200 day moving average of $3.73.

Information Services Group (NASDAQ:III) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 7th. The business services provider reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.06. Information Services Group had a negative net margin of 3.46% and a negative return on equity of 10.15%. The firm had revenue of $68.04 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $71.18 million. On average, equities analysts expect that Information Services Group will post $0.31 EPS for the current fiscal year.

III has been the topic of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Information Services Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.50 price target on the stock in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and set a $6.50 price objective on shares of Information Services Group in a research report on Friday, August 4th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Information Services Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Finally, Noble Financial restated a “buy” rating on shares of Information Services Group in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $5.50.

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In related news, EVP Thomas S. Kucinski acquired 15,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 18th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $3.65 per share, with a total value of $54,750.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Over the last ninety days, insiders have acquired 35,947 shares of company stock worth $132,397. Insiders own 12.00% of the company’s stock.

About Information Services Group

Information Services Group, Inc is a technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company. The Company operates in the segment of fact-based sourcing advisory services. It supports private and public sector organizations to transform and optimize their operational environments through research, benchmarking, consulting and managed services with a focus on information technology, business process transformation, program management services and enterprise resource planning.

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