Media coverage about PC-Tel (NASDAQ:PCTI) has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. PC-Tel earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the Wireless communications provider an impact score of 47.3691348545603 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Separately, B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and set a $9.00 price objective on shares of PC-Tel in a research report on Friday, August 4th.
Shares of PC-Tel (NASDAQ PCTI) traded down 1.04% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $6.65. The company had a trading volume of 26,033 shares. The company’s 50-day moving average is $6.37 and its 200 day moving average is $6.75. The company’s market capitalization is $110.56 million. PC-Tel has a one year low of $4.86 and a one year high of $8.48.
PC-Tel (NASDAQ:PCTI) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.01. PC-Tel had a positive return on equity of 1.60% and a negative net margin of 5.61%. The business had revenue of $21.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $24.09 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.08 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up .9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that PC-Tel will post $0.24 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 15th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 8th will be given a dividend of $0.055 per share. This represents a $0.22 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 7th. PC-Tel’s payout ratio is -64.70%.
PC-Tel Company Profile
PCTEL, Inc (PCTEL) delivers telecom solutions. The Company operates in two segments: Connected Solutions and RF Solutions. The RF Solutions segment develops and provides test equipment, software and engineering services for wireless networks. The Connected Solutions segment designs and delivers antennas and site solutions for wireless networks globally.
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