IEC Electronics Corp (IEC) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds
News headlines about IEC Electronics Corp (NYSE:IEC) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. IEC Electronics Corp earned a news sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the technology company an impact score of 46.0893112965802 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- Head to Head Survey: IEC Electronics Corp (IEC) vs. O2Micro International Limited (OIIM) (americanbankingnews.com)
- IEC Electronics’ (IEC) CEO Jeff Schlarbaum on Q3 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript (seekingalpha.com)
- BRIEF-IEC Electronics appoints Michael Osborne to the board (reuters.com)
- Noble Financial Reiterates “Buy” Rating for IEC Electronics Corp (NYSE:IEC) (americanbankingnews.com)
- IEC Electronics Corp (IEC) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.07 EPS (americanbankingnews.com)
Several equities analysts have weighed in on the stock. Noble Financial reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of IEC Electronics Corp in a report on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of IEC Electronics Corp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of IEC Electronics Corp from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a report on Monday, June 12th.
IEC Electronics Corp (NYSE:IEC) traded up 0.73% during trading on Monday, reaching $4.15. 17,472 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm has a market capitalization of $42.81 million and a PE ratio of 133.87. IEC Electronics Corp has a 1-year low of $3.21 and a 1-year high of $5.38. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $3.86 and a 200 day moving average of $3.73.
IEC Electronics Corp (NYSE:IEC) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The technology company reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.01 by $0.07. IEC Electronics Corp had a negative net margin of 2.88% and a negative return on equity of 19.12%. The firm had revenue of $26.49 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $26 million.
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About IEC Electronics Corp
IEC Electronics Corp. provides electronic manufacturing services (EMS) to a range of technology companies that produce life-saving and mission critical products for the medical, industrial, aerospace and defense sectors. The Company specializes in delivering technical solutions for the custom manufacture of full system assemblies by providing on-site analytical testing laboratories, custom design and test engineering services combined with an array of manufacturing services encompassing electronics, interconnect solutions and precision metalworking.
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