News articles about QuinStreet (NASDAQ:QNST) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. QuinStreet earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the technology company an impact score of 45.5445666014901 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Buy 4 Stocks With Increasing Cash Flows Ahead of Q1 Earnings (finance.yahoo.com)
- ValuEngine Upgrades QuinStreet (QNST) to “Buy” (americanbankingnews.com)
- QuinStreet Inc (QNST) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Head to Head Analysis: QuinStreet (QNST) vs. Its Rivals (americanbankingnews.com)
QNST has been the subject of a number of research reports. ValuEngine upgraded QuinStreet from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, April 2nd. BidaskClub cut QuinStreet from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, March 30th. Barrington Research reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 target price on shares of QuinStreet in a research report on Tuesday, March 20th. Zacks Investment Research raised QuinStreet from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 target price for the company in a research report on Friday, February 9th. Finally, Stephens reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $11.50 target price on shares of QuinStreet in a research report on Thursday, February 1st. Five analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $13.17.
QuinStreet (NASDAQ:QNST) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. The technology company reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $87.49 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $75.18 million. QuinStreet had a return on equity of 5.77% and a net margin of 0.78%. QuinStreet’s revenue for the quarter was up 33.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned ($0.04) EPS. equities research analysts anticipate that QuinStreet will post 0.18 earnings per share for the current year.
In other QuinStreet news, CEO Douglas Valenti sold 50,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.52, for a total transaction of $626,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director James R. Simons sold 229,627 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.00, for a total value of $2,066,643.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 862,358 shares of company stock valued at $10,388,404. 24.10% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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QuinStreet Company Profile
QuinStreet, Inc, an Internet performance marketing and media company, provides customer acquisition services for its clients in the United States and internationally. It offers online marketing services to its clients in the form of qualified leads, inquiries, clicks, calls, applications, customers, display advertisements, or impressions through its Websites or third-party publishers.
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