QuinStreet (QNST) Earns Media Sentiment Rating of 0.22

Headlines about QuinStreet (NASDAQ:QNST) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. QuinStreet earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 48.0500133324153 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

QuinStreet (NASDAQ QNST) opened at $12.61 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $603.82, a P/E ratio of 252.25, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.90 and a beta of 1.36. QuinStreet has a 1 year low of $3.04 and a 1 year high of $13.25.

QuinStreet (NASDAQ:QNST) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. The technology company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $87.49 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $75.18 million. QuinStreet had a return on equity of 5.77% and a net margin of 0.78%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 33.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.04) EPS. equities research analysts predict that QuinStreet will post 0.18 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised QuinStreet from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, February 9th. Stephens reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $11.50 price target on shares of QuinStreet in a research report on Thursday, February 1st. Finally, Barrington Research assumed coverage on QuinStreet in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $12.50 price target on the stock.

In other QuinStreet news, Director John G. Mcdonald sold 14,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.37, for a total transaction of $145,180.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 67,671 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $701,748.27. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director James R. Simons sold 229,627 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.00, for a total value of $2,066,643.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 475,650 shares of company stock worth $4,214,765 in the last ninety days. Insiders own 24.10% of the company’s stock.

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QuinStreet Company Profile

QuinStreet, Inc is an online performance marketing company. The Company provides vertically oriented customer acquisition programs for its clients. The Company operating segments include Direct Marketing Services (DMS) business. Its DMS business derives its net revenue from fees earned through the delivery of qualified leads, clicks, calls or customers, and display advertisements, or impressions.

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