Stratasys (NASDAQ:SSYS) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.07

Media headlines about Stratasys (NASDAQ:SSYS) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Stratasys earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the technology company an impact score of 46.468805413791 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Shares of Stratasys (NASDAQ SSYS) traded down $0.29 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $22.23. The company had a trading volume of 462,552 shares, compared to its average volume of 949,727. The company has a current ratio of 3.77, a quick ratio of 3.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.02. The firm has a market cap of $1,210.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of -29.64, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.45 and a beta of 1.56. Stratasys has a twelve month low of $18.00 and a twelve month high of $30.88.

Stratasys (NASDAQ:SSYS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 28th. The technology company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $179.34 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $174.30 million. Stratasys had a positive return on equity of 0.66% and a negative net margin of 5.98%. Stratasys’s quarterly revenue was up 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.15 EPS. research analysts anticipate that Stratasys will post 0.17 EPS for the current year.

SSYS has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Citigroup set a $29.00 price objective on Stratasys and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. BidaskClub raised Stratasys from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. Zacks Investment Research raised Stratasys from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 target price on the stock in a report on Monday, January 15th. B. Riley reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $30.00 target price on shares of Stratasys in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. Finally, Loop Capital lowered their target price on Stratasys from $24.00 to $21.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $25.50.

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Stratasys Company Profile

Stratasys, Inc is a manufacturer of three-dimensional (3D) printers and rapid prototyping (RP) systems for the office-based RP and direct digital manufacturing (DDM) markets. The Company develops, manufactures and sells a product line of 3D printers and DDM systems (and related consumable materials) that create physical models from computer-aided design (CAD) designs.

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