Data I/O Co. (NASDAQ:DAIO) Director John D. Delafield acquired 55,946 shares of Data I/O stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 6th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $3.51 per share, with a total value of $196,370.46. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

John D. Delafield also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, November 8th, John D. Delafield acquired 62,208 shares of Data I/O stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $3.70 per share, with a total value of $230,169.60.

NASDAQ:DAIO opened at $3.76 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07, a quick ratio of 3.72 and a current ratio of 4.71. Data I/O Co. has a fifty-two week low of $3.23 and a fifty-two week high of $6.88. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of $3.84 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $4.17.

Data I/O (NASDAQ:DAIO) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 31st. The electronics maker reported ($0.10) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.03) by ($0.07). Data I/O had a negative net margin of 0.18% and a negative return on equity of 0.19%. The firm had revenue of $3.81 million for the quarter.

Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Eqis Capital Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Data I/O by 30.2% in the second quarter. Eqis Capital Management Inc. now owns 16,997 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $76,000 after buying an additional 3,940 shares in the last quarter. James Investment Research Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Data I/O by 25.6% in the second quarter. James Investment Research Inc. now owns 14,723 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $67,000 after buying an additional 3,000 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Data I/O by 8.3% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 46,326 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $208,000 after buying an additional 3,563 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley lifted its holdings in shares of Data I/O by 220.9% in the second quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 10,005 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $45,000 after buying an additional 6,887 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada purchased a new position in shares of Data I/O in the second quarter worth $25,000. 31.39% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

DAIO has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Data I/O from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 2nd. TheStreet lowered shares of Data I/O from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note on Friday, November 1st.

About Data I/O

Data I/O Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells programming systems and services for electronic device manufacturers in the United States, Europe, and internationally. Its programming system products are used to program integrated circuits (ICs) with the specific data necessary for the ICs. The company provides PSV handlers offline automated programming systems; and RoadRunner and RoadRunner3 series handlers, an inline automated programming systems.

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