News stories about Materialise NV (NASDAQ:MTLS) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of media 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 positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Materialise NV earned a daily sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the software maker an impact score of 46.0953206504771 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Materialise NV (MTLS) and Nano Dimension Ltd – (NNDM) Head to Head Survey (americanbankingnews.com)
- Q4 2017 Earnings Forecast for Materialise NV Issued By KeyCorp (MTLS) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Contrasting Materialise NV (MTLS) and The Competition (americanbankingnews.com)
- Wall Street’s M&A Chatter From October 4: SeaWorld, A Schulman, Materialise-ACTech (benzinga.com)
Several brokerages recently weighed in on MTLS. Credit Suisse Group increased their price target on shares of Materialise NV from $13.00 to $14.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Materialise NV from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price target on the stock in a report on Thursday, September 7th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Materialise NV from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Monday, June 26th. Piper Jaffray Companies increased their price target on shares of Materialise NV to $18.50 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Materialise NV from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $14.38.
Materialise NV (NASDAQ:MTLS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The software maker reported ($0.02) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.01) by ($0.01). Materialise NV had a negative net margin of 0.99% and a negative return on equity of 1.59%. The firm had revenue of $33.61 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $31.90 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.01) EPS. Materialise NV’s quarterly revenue was up 21.8% compared to the same quarter last year.
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Materialise NV Company Profile
Materialise NV is a Belgium-based company engaged in the software industry. The Company is a provider of additive manufacturing software and of three dimensional (3D) printing services. Materialise NV incorporates of 3D printing experience into a range of software solution and 3D printing services, through which the Company seeks to form the backbone of the 3D printing industry.
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