News articles about St Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. St Jude Medical earned a coverage optimism score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the medical technology company an impact score of 47.3958494536656 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of St Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ) traded up $0.13 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $80.82. The company had a trading volume of 14,736,199 shares, compared to its average volume of 8,538,350. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.20, a current ratio of 1.93 and a quick ratio of 1.31. St Jude Medical has a 52-week low of $48.83 and a 52-week high of $84.00.
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St. Jude Medical, Inc is focused on the development, manufacture and distribution of cardiovascular medical devices for the global cardiac rhythm management, cardiovascular and atrial fibrillation therapy areas, and interventional pain therapy and neurostimulation devices for the management of chronic pain and movement disorders.
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