Headlines about Leaf Group (NYSE:LFGR) have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Leaf Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46.6531959327569 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
Leaf Group (NYSE:LFGR) opened at $8.40 on Friday. Leaf Group has a 1-year low of $6.25 and a 1-year high of $9.35.
Leaf Group (NYSE:LFGR) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The technology company reported ($0.33) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.44) by $0.11. The business had revenue of $33.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $30.93 million. Leaf Group had a negative return on equity of 44.59% and a negative net margin of 25.98%. Leaf Group’s revenue was up 19.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.41) earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that Leaf Group will post -1.53 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Leaf Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $8.75 target price on the stock in a report on Thursday, November 23rd. ValuEngine upgraded Leaf Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $10.04.
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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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