Media stories about Shotspotter (NASDAQ:SSTI) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing 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 one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Shotspotter earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.6730578017309 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Several analysts have issued reports on the company. Northland Securities restated a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Shotspotter in a report on Friday, November 10th. Imperial Capital set a $20.00 target price on Shotspotter and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Zacks Investment Research cut Shotspotter from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Finally, Roth Capital boosted their price target on Shotspotter from $18.00 to $23.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th.
Shares of Shotspotter (SSTI) opened at $16.60 on Monday. Shotspotter has a 12-month low of $9.33 and a 12-month high of $20.15.
Shotspotter (NASDAQ:SSTI) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported ($0.12) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.14) by $0.02. The business had revenue of $6.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.66 million. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 70.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned ($0.96) earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that Shotspotter will post -0.6 EPS for the current year.
In related news, major shareholder Motorola Solutions, Inc. sold 949,779 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.00, for a total value of $14,246,685.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, CFO Alan R. Stewart purchased 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 6th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $13.53 per share, for a total transaction of $40,590.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.
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Shotspotter Company Profile
ShotSpotter, Inc is engaged in designing and delivering gunfire alert and analysis solutions. The Company offers its software solutions on a SaaS-based subscription model. It has one operating segment with one business activity, providing gunshot detection systems. Its safety solutions include ShotSpotter Flex, ShotSpotter (SST) SecureCampus and ShotSpotter SiteSecure.
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