The Arotech Corporation (ARTX) Earning Somewhat Negative Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

The Arotech Corporation (ARTX) Earning Somewhat Negative Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

News coverage about Arotech Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTX) has been trending somewhat negative this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news 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 Corporation earned a media sentiment score of -0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the aerospace company an impact score of 46.0177925549043 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Shares of Arotech Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTX) traded down 5.63% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $3.35. 369,690 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company’s market capitalization is $87.67 million. Arotech Corporation has a 52-week low of $2.25 and a 52-week high of $5.00. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $3.67 and a 200-day moving average price of $3.56.

Arotech Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May 8th. The aerospace company reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.01. Arotech Corporation had a negative net margin of 3.31% and a positive return on equity of 1.59%. The company had revenue of $22.35 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $22.56 million. On average, equities analysts forecast that Arotech Corporation will post $0.09 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of equities analysts recently commented on the company. ValuEngine upgraded Arotech Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 17th. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $4.50 price target on shares of Arotech Corporation in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Arotech Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th.

About Arotech Corporation

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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