News coverage about Primo Water (NASDAQ:PRMW) has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog 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. Primo Water earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 47.6519288530933 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Insider Buying: Primo Water Co. (PRMW) Director Acquires 1,120 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Primo Water (PRMW) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Brokers Set Expectations for Primo Water Co.’s Q1 2018 Earnings (PRMW) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Q1 2018 EPS Estimates for Primo Water Co. (PRMW) Lifted by Analyst (americanbankingnews.com)
- Primo Water Corporation (PRMW) stock price expected to reach at $17.9 in next 52-week – Analyst Recommendation (press release) (blog) (analystrecommendation.com)
Primo Water (PRMW) opened at $11.74 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $368.74, a P/E ratio of -55.90, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.60 and a beta of -0.19. Primo Water has a fifty-two week low of $10.47 and a fifty-two week high of $15.29. The company has a current ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 0.84 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.77.
In other news, Director David L. Warnock sold 33,226 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.37, for a total transaction of $411,005.62. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 25,157 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $311,192.09. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider Camden Partners Strategic Fund sold 58,383 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.35, for a total transaction of $721,030.05. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 93,526 shares of company stock valued at $1,155,653. Insiders own 15.80% of the company’s stock.
About Primo Water
Primo Water Corporation (Primo) provides multi-gallon purified bottled water, self-service refill water and water dispensers. The Company’s products are sold through various retailers in the United States and Canada. It operates through two segments: Primo Water (Water) and Primo Dispensers (Dispensers).
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