Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Aspen Group (ASPU) Share Price

Headlines about Aspen Group (NASDAQ:ASPU) have been trending positive recently, according to Accern. The research group rates 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 negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Aspen Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.46 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the technology company an impact score of 45.149433740676 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

ASPU has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Roth Capital initiated coverage on shares of Aspen Group in a research note on Friday, October 6th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $10.00 target price for the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Aspen Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Finally, Taglich Brothers restated a “speculative buy” rating on shares of Aspen Group in a research note on Tuesday, December 19th.

Shares of Aspen Group (ASPU) opened at $7.65 on Friday. Aspen Group has a one year low of $3.05 and a one year high of $9.61. The company has a current ratio of 3.12, a quick ratio of 3.12 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58. The company has a market cap of $114.38, a price-to-earnings ratio of -45.00 and a beta of 0.57.

Aspen Group (NASDAQ:ASPU) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, December 13th. The technology company reported ($0.04) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.03) by ($0.01). Aspen Group had a negative return on equity of 32.02% and a negative net margin of 11.48%. research analysts predict that Aspen Group will post -0.33 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Aspen Group Company Profile

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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