Media headlines about Applied DNA Sciences (NASDAQ:APDN) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Applied DNA Sciences earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the technology company an impact score of 46.6966605494132 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

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

Shares of NASDAQ APDN traded down $0.02 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $1.15. 44,300 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 80,748. Applied DNA Sciences has a twelve month low of $1.10 and a twelve month high of $3.45.

Applied DNA Sciences (NASDAQ:APDN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 13th. The technology company reported ($0.10) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.05) by ($0.05). The company had revenue of $1.02 million during the quarter. Applied DNA Sciences had a negative net margin of 232.92% and a negative return on equity of 150.52%.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Maxim Group dropped their price objective on shares of Applied DNA Sciences from $5.00 to $3.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday. ValuEngine raised shares of Applied DNA Sciences from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd.

About Applied DNA Sciences

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc provides biotechnology based security solutions for supply chain security, brand protection, and law enforcement applications in the United States, Europe, Asia, and internationally. The company's supply chain security and product authentication solutions include SigNature molecular tags that are ingredients used to fortify brand protection efforts and strengthen supply chain security, as well as mark, track, and convict criminals; SigNature T molecular tags, which are tagging and authentication systems for use in brand protection efforts and raw material source compliance programs; and fiberTyping, a test of native cotton fiber DNA.

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