Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Arotech (NASDAQ:ARTX) Stock Price

Media coverage about Arotech (NASDAQ:ARTX) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news 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. Arotech earned a daily sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the aerospace company an impact score of 47.7936851087129 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

ARTX has been the subject of several research reports. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $4.50 price target on shares of Arotech in a research note on Sunday, August 13th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Arotech from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd.

Shares of Arotech (ARTX) remained flat at $$3.65 during mid-day trading on Friday. 230,199 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 145,065. Arotech has a 1 year low of $2.80 and a 1 year high of $5.00. The stock has a market cap of $96.34, a price-to-earnings ratio of 40.56 and a beta of 1.30. The company has a current ratio of 2.17, a quick ratio of 1.70 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.14.

Arotech (NASDAQ:ARTX) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The aerospace company reported $0.06 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.10 by ($0.04). Arotech had a negative net margin of 2.87% and a positive return on equity of 3.27%. The firm had revenue of $25.93 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $24.48 million. equities analysts expect that Arotech will post 0.14 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Arotech Company Profile

Arotech Corporation is a defense and security products and services company, engaged in providing interactive simulation for military, law enforcement and commercial markets, and batteries and charging systems for the military, commercial and medical markets. The Company operates through two segments: Training and Simulation Division, and Power Systems Division.

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