Media headlines about Jason Industries (NASDAQ:JASN) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Jason Industries earned a news sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the technology company an impact score of 45.9644931631026 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
JASN stock traded down $0.11 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $3.03. 44,730 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 114,456. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -8.91, a current ratio of 2.02 and a quick ratio of 1.32. The stock has a market capitalization of $85.96, a price-to-earnings ratio of 304.00 and a beta of -0.06. Jason Industries has a 12 month low of $0.77 and a 12 month high of $3.88.
Jason Industries (NASDAQ:JASN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March 1st. The technology company reported ($0.02) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.15) by $0.13. The firm had revenue of $145.52 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $132.90 million. Jason Industries had a negative return on equity of 1.21% and a negative net margin of 0.48%. research analysts expect that Jason Industries will post -0.01 EPS for the current year.
In related news, SVP Keith Alan Walz bought 28,500 shares of Jason Industries stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 8th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $2.95 per share, with a total value of $84,075.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, major shareholder Wynnefield Partners Small Cap bought 50,000 shares of Jason Industries stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 6th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $2.75 per share, for a total transaction of $137,500.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Corporate insiders own 20.00% of the company’s stock.
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About Jason Industries
Jason Industries is the parent company to a global family of manufacturing leaders within the seating, finishing, components and automotive acoustics markets, including Assembled Products (Buffalo Grove, Ill.), Janesville Acoustics (Southfield, Mich.), Metalex (Libertyville, Ill.), Milsco (Milwaukee, Wis.), Osborn (Richmond, Indiana and Burgwald, Germany) and Sealeze (Richmond, Va.).
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