Hudson Technologies (HDSN) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds

Media headlines about Hudson Technologies (NASDAQ:HDSN) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Hudson Technologies earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.0806467981176 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of Hudson Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 20th. Roth Capital set a $9.00 price objective on shares of Hudson Technologies and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 8th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Hudson Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 14th. BidaskClub cut shares of Hudson Technologies from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 28th. Finally, William Blair reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Hudson Technologies in a research report on Thursday, March 8th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $7.75.

Shares of Hudson Technologies stock traded down $0.22 during trading on Friday, hitting $4.67. The stock had a trading volume of 412,026 shares, compared to its average volume of 482,039. The company has a market cap of $198.02, a P/E ratio of 9.94, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.47 and a beta of 1.23. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.82, a current ratio of 2.19 and a quick ratio of 0.38. Hudson Technologies has a 1 year low of $4.39 and a 1 year high of $10.40.

Hudson Technologies (NASDAQ:HDSN) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, March 7th. The industrial products company reported ($0.06) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.09) by $0.03. The business had revenue of $24.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $17.02 million. Hudson Technologies had a net margin of 7.95% and a return on equity of 11.97%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 215.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted ($0.05) earnings per share. analysts expect that Hudson Technologies will post 0.4 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, CEO Kevin J. Zugibe acquired 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 15th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $5.51 per share, with a total value of $27,550.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Over the last three months, insiders bought 8,000 shares of company stock worth $44,070. 18.00% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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Hudson Technologies Company Profile

Hudson Technologies, Inc is a refrigerant services company. The Company’s products and services are primarily used in commercial air conditioning, industrial processing and refrigeration systems, and include refrigerant and industrial gas sales, refrigerant management services consisting primarily of reclamation of refrigerants and RefrigerantSide Services performed at a customer’s site, consisting of system decontamination to remove moisture, oils and other contaminants.

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