Xplore Technologies (XPLR) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows

Press coverage about Xplore Technologies (NASDAQ:XPLR) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 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. Xplore Technologies earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the technology company an impact score of 45.2393265041895 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of Xplore Technologies (NASDAQ:XPLR) traded down $0.07 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $2.94. 13,200 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 74,921. Xplore Technologies has a fifty-two week low of $1.54 and a fifty-two week high of $4.20.

Xplore Technologies (NASDAQ:XPLR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The technology company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.01 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $22.75 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $20.00 million. Xplore Technologies had a net margin of 0.44% and a return on equity of 1.24%. research analysts predict that Xplore Technologies will post 0.03 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on XPLR shares. Roth Capital set a $2.00 price objective on shares of Xplore Technologies and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Maxim Group set a $4.00 price objective on shares of Xplore Technologies and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Xplore Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $2.50 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, August 15th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Xplore Technologies from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 16th.

In other news, CEO Thomas Wiley Wilkinson bought 7,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 14th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $3.35 per share, with a total value of $25,125.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief executive officer now directly owns 37,865 shares in the company, valued at $126,847.75. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Over the last ninety days, insiders have purchased 17,623 shares of company stock worth $54,287. 13.20% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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About Xplore Technologies

Xplore Technologies Corp. (Xplore) is engaged in the development, integration and marketing of rugged mobile personal computers (PCs). The Company’s rugged tablet PCs are designed to withstand various conditions, such as extreme temperatures, driving rain, repeated vibrations, dirt, dust and concussive shocks.

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