News stories about Kopin Corporation (NASDAQ:KOPN) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog 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. Kopin Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.6647119988026 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Several research firms have commented on KOPN. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Kopin Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Kopin Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, August 14th.
Shares of Kopin Corporation (KOPN) traded up $0.10 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $3.54. 157,064 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 359,686.
Kopin Corporation (NASDAQ:KOPN) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported ($0.10) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.08) by ($0.02). The company had revenue of $5.93 million during the quarter. Kopin Corporation had a negative return on equity of 36.44% and a negative net margin of 125.80%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.05) earnings per share.
In other news, CFO Richard Sneider sold 65,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $4.00, for a total transaction of $260,000.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 292,138 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,168,552. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, insider Hong K. Choi sold 10,495 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $4.50, for a total transaction of $47,227.50. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 336,442 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,513,989. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 125,495 shares of company stock valued at $507,228. Company insiders own 8.90% of the company’s stock.
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About Kopin Corporation
Kopin Corporation is a developer, manufacturer and seller of Wearable technologies, which include components and systems. The Company’s segments are Forth Dimension Displays Ltd. (FDD), the manufacturer of its reflective display products for test and simulation products, and Kopin, which consists of Kopin Corporation, Kowon, Kopin Software Ltd.
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