Media coverage about Data I/O (NASDAQ:DAIO) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news 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. Data I/O earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the electronics maker an impact score of 45.0012708130585 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
Shares of Data I/O (NASDAQ DAIO) traded down $0.04 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $11.65. 102,963 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 178,858. The company has a market capitalization of $96.34, a P/E ratio of 20.80 and a beta of 1.32. Data I/O has a 52-week low of $4.01 and a 52-week high of $16.49.
Separately, Lake Street Capital assumed coverage on shares of Data I/O in a research report on Monday, November 13th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $13.00 target price for the company.
In related news, Director Mark J. Gallenberger sold 13,036 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.50, for a total transaction of $149,914.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 34,232 shares in the company, valued at $393,668. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, VP Rajeev Gulati sold 10,972 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.68, for a total transaction of $106,208.96. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 175,152 shares of company stock valued at $2,298,355. Insiders own 8.60% of the company’s stock.
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About Data I/O
Data I/O Corporation provides programming and associated intellectual property management solutions. The Company’s solutions are used in the manufacturing of flash, microcontrollers and flash-memory-based intelligent devices. It designs, manufactures and sells programming systems used by designers and manufacturers of electronic products.
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