Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect EXA (EXA) Stock Price

Media coverage about EXA (NASDAQ:EXA) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. EXA earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the technology company an impact score of 44.9423793580188 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

EXA has been the subject of several analyst reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of EXA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 12th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of EXA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. TheStreet lowered shares of EXA from a “c-” rating to a “d” rating in a report on Monday, August 28th. BidaskClub lowered shares of EXA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 20th. Finally, Robert W. Baird lowered shares of EXA from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, September 28th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and six have given a hold rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $20.63.

Shares of EXA (EXA) opened at $24.24 on Monday. EXA has a twelve month low of $12.34 and a twelve month high of $24.42. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a current ratio of 1.06.

In other EXA news, major shareholder Soros Fund Management Llc purchased 53,502 shares of EXA stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 18th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $15.49 per share, for a total transaction of $828,745.98. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. In the last 90 days, insiders bought 243,310 shares of company stock valued at $3,628,183. Company insiders own 11.53% of the company’s stock.

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EXA Company Profile

Exa Corporation develops, sells and supports simulation software and services that manufacturers use in design and engineering processes. The Company focuses primarily on the ground transportation market, including manufacturers in the passenger vehicle, highway truck, off-highway vehicle and train markets, as well as their suppliers.

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