Media stories about Black Diamond (NASDAQ:CLAR) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive 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 one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Black Diamond earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 45.6294289478406 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

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

Shares of Black Diamond (CLAR) opened at 7.50 on Wednesday. Black Diamond has a one year low of $4.75 and a one year high of $7.80. The stock’s market capitalization is $225.09 million. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $6.83 and its 200-day moving average is $6.13.

Separately, Roth Capital set a $7.00 price objective on shares of Black Diamond and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 23rd.

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In other news, Director Nicolas Sokolow bought 15,800 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 22nd. The shares were purchased at an average price of $6.44 per share, for a total transaction of $101,752.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 65,000 shares in the company, valued at $418,600. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. In the last quarter, insiders purchased 60,425 shares of company stock worth $404,656. 33.60% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Black Diamond Company Profile

Clarus Corporation, formerly Black Diamond, Inc, through its ownership of Black Diamond Equipment, Ltd., is engaged in designing, manufacturing and marketing of active outdoor performance equipment and apparel for climbing, mountaineering, backpacking, skiing and a range of other year-round outdoor recreation activities.

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