Headlines about Materialise (NASDAQ:MTLS) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Materialise earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the software maker an impact score of 48.2461033692038 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Several research analysts have weighed in on MTLS shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Materialise from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. BidaskClub downgraded Materialise from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 14th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $16.75.
Shares of MTLS stock traded down $0.05 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $11.66. The company had a trading volume of 27,229 shares, compared to its average volume of 54,863. Materialise has a 52-week low of $8.81 and a 52-week high of $16.50. The company has a market capitalization of $554.18, a P/E ratio of -291.50, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 5.32 and a beta of 1.61. The company has a current ratio of 1.55, a quick ratio of 1.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06.
Materialise (NASDAQ:MTLS) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, March 6th. The software maker reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.02. Materialise had a negative return on equity of 2.08% and a negative net margin of 1.10%. The company had revenue of $44.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $43.70 million. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.01 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 41.9% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts predict that Materialise will post 0.11 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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Materialise NV is a Belgium-based company engaged in the software industry. The Company is a provider of additive manufacturing software and of three dimensional (3D) printing services. Materialise NV incorporates of 3D printing experience into a range of software solution and 3D printing services, through which the Company seeks to form the backbone of the 3D printing industry.
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