News stories about Xplore Technologies (NASDAQ:XPLR) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news 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. Xplore Technologies earned a news sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the technology company an impact score of 47.1004301272923 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Several equities research analysts recently commented on the stock. ValuEngine cut shares of Xplore Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Xplore Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Finally, Maxim Group set a $6.00 price objective on shares of Xplore Technologies and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 8th.
Shares of Xplore Technologies (NASDAQ XPLR) traded down $0.15 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $2.96. 29,358 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 49,052. Xplore Technologies has a 52-week low of $1.54 and a 52-week high of $4.20. The company has a market cap of $32.66, a PE ratio of 296.30, a PEG ratio of 4.23 and a beta of 0.93.
In other Xplore Technologies news, CEO Thomas Wiley Wilkinson purchased 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 8th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $2.92 per share, with a total value of $29,200.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, VP Randy W. Denny purchased 10,300 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 30th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $3.00 per share, for a total transaction of $30,900.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 300 shares in the company, valued at $900. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have acquired a total of 31,580 shares of company stock worth $92,639 over the last three months. Insiders own 13.20% of the company’s stock.
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Xplore Technologies Company Profile
Xplore Technologies Corp. (Xplore) is engaged in the development, integration and marketing of rugged mobile personal computers (PCs). The Company’s rugged tablet PCs are designed to withstand various conditions, such as extreme temperatures, driving rain, repeated vibrations, dirt, dust and concussive shocks.
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