Glaukos Corporation (NYSE:GKOS) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows

News articles about Glaukos Corporation (NYSE:GKOS) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press 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. Glaukos Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the medical instruments supplier an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Several research analysts recently weighed in on GKOS shares. BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating and set a $54.00 price target on shares of Glaukos Corporation in a report on Tuesday, April 11th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Glaukos Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $45.00 price target on the stock in a report on Friday. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Glaukos Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, June 24th. TheStreet cut shares of Glaukos Corporation from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 3rd. Finally, Stephens upgraded shares of Glaukos Corporation from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a report on Monday, May 8th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $48.50.

Shares of Glaukos Corporation (GKOS) opened at 39.78 on Monday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $40.47 and a 200 day moving average of $42.42. Glaukos Corporation has a 12 month low of $28.26 and a 12 month high of $52.49. The company has a market cap of $1.36 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 361.64 and a beta of 1.33.

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Glaukos Corporation Company Profile

Glaukos Corporation is an ophthalmic medical technology company. The Company focuses on the development and commercialization of products and procedures for the treatment of glaucoma. It offers iStent, a micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) device. The iStent is a micro-bypass stent inserted through the small corneal incision made during cataract surgery and placed into Schlemm’s canal, a circular channel in the eye that collects aqueous humor and delivers it back into the bloodstream.

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