Headlines about BSQUARE (NASDAQ:BSQR) have trended somewhat negative this week, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BSQUARE earned a news impact score of -0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the software maker an impact score of 45.3472842725256 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of BSQUARE (BSQR) traded up $0.03 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $4.53. 11,272 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 29,351. The stock has a market capitalization of $57.20, a price-to-earnings ratio of -9.44 and a beta of 2.12. BSQUARE has a 12 month low of $4.10 and a 12 month high of $6.30.
BSQUARE (NASDAQ:BSQR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The software maker reported ($0.20) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $19.65 million for the quarter. BSQUARE had a negative net margin of 6.91% and a negative return on equity of 16.27%.
In other BSQUARE news, CEO Jerry D. Chase acquired 6,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 7th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $4.44 per share, with a total value of $26,640.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief executive officer now directly owns 104,389 shares in the company, valued at approximately $463,487.16. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Over the last three months, insiders have purchased 13,000 shares of company stock worth $59,240. 8.40% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
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BSQUARE Company Profile
BSQUARE Corporation is focused on providing software solutions and related engineering services to businesses that develop, market and sell dedicated purpose standalone intelligent systems. The Company’s standalone intelligent systems include smart, connected computing devices, such as smart phones, set-top boxes, point-of-sale terminals, kiosks, tablets and handheld data collection devices, as well as smart vending machines, automatic teller machine (ATM) machines, digital signs and in-vehicle telematics and entertainment devices.
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