Media coverage about Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Perceptron earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 46.0112058915666 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Perceptron (PRCP) traded down $0.36 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $10.24. 17,564 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 23,923. The stock has a market cap of $97.12, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.60 and a beta of 0.53. Perceptron has a 12 month low of $5.96 and a 12 month high of $10.81.
Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.23. The company had revenue of $19.27 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $17.50 million. Perceptron had a net margin of 4.70% and a return on equity of 9.57%.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Perceptron from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $9.00 target price for the company in a report on Thursday, October 5th.
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Perceptron Company Profile
Perceptron, Inc develops, produces and sells a range of automated industrial metrology products and solutions to manufacturing organizations for dimensional gauging, dimensional inspection and three-dimensional (3D) scanning. The Company’s products include 3D machine vision solutions, robot guidance, coordinate measuring machines (CMMs), laser scanning and advanced analysis software.
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