Press coverage about Aspen Group (NASDAQ:ASPU) has trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Aspen Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the technology company an impact score of 44.8265961988644 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
Several equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Aspen Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Roth Capital assumed coverage on shares of Aspen Group in a research note on Friday, October 6th. They set a “buy” rating and a $10.00 price objective for the company.
Shares of Aspen Group (NASDAQ ASPU) traded down $0.12 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $8.15. 67,669 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 18,195. The company has a quick ratio of 4.16, a current ratio of 4.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55. Aspen Group has a 52-week low of $2.76 and a 52-week high of $9.25.
Aspen Group (NASDAQ:ASPU) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, September 14th. The technology company reported ($0.06) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.03) by ($0.03). The firm had revenue of $4.24 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.11 million. Aspen Group had a negative net margin of 8.69% and a negative return on equity of 29.44%. equities analysts anticipate that Aspen Group will post -0.04 earnings per share for the current year.
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About Aspen Group
Aspen Group, Inc is a holding company. The Company’s subsidiary, Aspen University Inc (Aspen), is dedicated to provide the education experiences taught by professors. Aspen offers approximately two monthly payment programs, a monthly payment plan in which students make payments every month over a fixed period (36, 39 or 72 months depending on the degree program) and a monthly installment plan in which students pay over three monthly installments (day 1, day 31 and day 61 after the start of each course).
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