Headlines about Arotech (NASDAQ:ARTX) have trended somewhat negative recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Arotech earned a coverage optimism score of -0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the aerospace company an impact score of 46.8582092626854 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- Arotech (ARTX) and Its Peers Head to Head Survey (americanbankingnews.com)
- A Look at What The Technicals Are Saying About Perceptron, Inc. (NasdaqGM:PRCP), Arotech Corporation … – Aldan Post (aldanpost.com)
- Financial Review: Arotech (ARTX) and Its Peers (americanbankingnews.com)
- Arotech (ARTX) Cut to Sell at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Insider Buying: Arotech Co. (ARTX) Chairman Acquires 20,000 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Arotech from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th.
Arotech (NASDAQ:ARTX) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, March 14th. The aerospace company reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.08. Arotech had a net margin of 3.88% and a return on equity of 5.98%. The business had revenue of $29.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $25.93 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.02) earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Arotech will post 0.13 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other news, Chairman Jon B. Kutler bought 20,000 shares of Arotech stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 16th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $3.20 per share, with a total value of $64,000.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Insiders own 9.20% of the company’s stock.
Arotech Company Profile
Arotech Corporation is a defense and security products and services company, engaged in providing interactive simulation for military, law enforcement and commercial markets, and batteries and charging systems for the military, commercial and medical markets. The Company operates through two segments: Training and Simulation Division, and Power Systems Division.
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