News headlines about Microvision (NASDAQ:MVIS) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Microvision earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the electronics maker an impact score of 46.1290737331139 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Microvision (NASDAQ:MVIS) traded down $0.05 during trading on Thursday, reaching $1.15. 406,507 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 854,991. The firm has a market cap of $88.03, a price-to-earnings ratio of -3.59 and a beta of -0.29. Microvision has a 52-week low of $1.10 and a 52-week high of $3.25.
A number of research firms have issued reports on MVIS. HC Wainwright reissued a “buy” rating and set a $3.50 target price on shares of Microvision in a research note on Monday, January 22nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Microvision from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Microvision from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, S&P Equity Research boosted their target price on shares of Microvision from $1.75 to $2.22 in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Microvision currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $2.93.
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Microvision, Inc is a developer of laser beam scanning (LBS) technology. The Company markets its technology under the brand name, PicoP. It has developed PicoP scanning technology that can be adopted by its customers to create high-resolution miniature projection, and three-dimensional sensing and image capture solutions that use laser diodes as the light source.
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