Headlines about Black Box (NASDAQ:BBOX) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Black Box earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the technology company an impact score of 46.2393413688985 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

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

Shares of Black Box (NASDAQ:BBOX) traded down $0.10 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $3.60. 101,174 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 172,854. Black Box has a 1-year low of $2.85 and a 1-year high of $14.85. The firm has a market capitalization of $54.50, a price-to-earnings ratio of -2.52 and a beta of 0.69. The company has a current ratio of 1.67, a quick ratio of 1.52 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.97.

Black Box (NASDAQ:BBOX) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The technology company reported ($0.23) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.24) by $0.01. Black Box had a negative net margin of 2.69% and a negative return on equity of 2.71%. The business had revenue of $194.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $193.85 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.31 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 11.2% compared to the same quarter last year.

In related news, insider Joel T. Trammell bought 45,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 21st. The shares were acquired at an average price of $3.95 per share, for a total transaction of $177,750.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 77,320 shares in the company, valued at $305,414. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 3.70% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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About Black Box

Black Box Corporation is a technology solutions provider. The Company is engaged in designing, building, managing and securing the information technology (IT) infrastructure. Offerings under the Company’s Products platform include IT infrastructure, specialty networking, multimedia and keyboard/video/mouse (KVM) switching.

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