Media stories about Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Perceptron earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 46.0112058915666 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Perceptron from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st.
Shares of Perceptron (PRCP) traded down $0.36 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $10.24. 17,564 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 23,923. The stock has a market cap of $97.12, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.60 and a beta of 0.53. Perceptron has a 12 month low of $5.96 and a 12 month high of $10.81.
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Perceptron, Inc develops, produces and sells a range of automated industrial metrology products and solutions to manufacturing organizations for dimensional gauging, dimensional inspection and three-dimensional (3D) scanning. The Company’s products include 3D machine vision solutions, robot guidance, coordinate measuring machines (CMMs), laser scanning and advanced analysis software.
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