News stories about LRAD (NASDAQ:LRAD) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LRAD earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 45.4910965918433 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
LRAD opened at $2.29 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $72.24, a P/E ratio of 224.00 and a beta of 0.62. LRAD has a fifty-two week low of $1.30 and a fifty-two week high of $2.58.
LRAD (NASDAQ:LRAD) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $7.63 million during the quarter. LRAD had a negative net margin of 6.99% and a positive return on equity of 0.74%.
LRAD has been the topic of several research reports. Ascendiant Capital Markets started coverage on shares of LRAD in a report on Wednesday, January 17th. They set a “buy” rating and a $3.50 price objective on the stock. TheStreet upgraded shares of LRAD from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Thursday, January 4th.
In other news, Director Richard Hoe Osgood III acquired 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 13th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $2.30 per share, for a total transaction of $46,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 160,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $368,000. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 2.50% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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LRAD Company Profile
LRAD Corporation designs, develops, and commercializes directed sound technologies and products in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. It develops directed acoustic communication systems that focus sound over short and long distances. The company offers directional and omnidirectional acoustic systems and accessories.
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