Kopin Corporation (KOPN) Earns Coverage Optimism Score of 0.18
News headlines about Kopin Corporation (NASDAQ:KOPN) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog 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. Kopin Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.7355901171196 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- Kopin Corporation (KOPN) Insider Hong K. Choi Sells 10,495 Shares (americanbankingnews.com)
- ETFs with exposure to Kopin Corp. : September 20, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Kopin Corporation (NASDAQ:KOPN) Closed Much Higher Than Its 50 Day Moving Average – First News 24 (firstnewspaper24.com)
- Stocks To Watch: AJRD, CLVS, HALO, KOPN – Investing.com (investing.com)
Several brokerages recently commented on KOPN. BidaskClub lowered Kopin Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th. Needham & Company LLC restated a “hold” rating on shares of Kopin Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th.
Shares of Kopin Corporation (NASDAQ KOPN) traded down 1.12% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $4.41. The company had a trading volume of 602,328 shares. Kopin Corporation has a 52 week low of $1.93 and a 52 week high of $4.60. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $3.86 and its 200 day moving average is $3.81. The company’s market capitalization is $318.34 million.
Kopin Corporation (NASDAQ:KOPN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The semiconductor company reported ($0.10) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.08) by ($0.02). Kopin Corporation had a negative net margin of 125.80% and a negative return on equity of 36.44%. The business had revenue of $5.93 million for the quarter. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.05) EPS. Equities research analysts anticipate that Kopin Corporation will post ($0.33) EPS for the current year.
In related news, CFO Richard Sneider sold 65,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $4.00, for a total transaction of $260,000.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 292,138 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,168,552. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Hong K. Choi sold 10,495 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $4.50, for a total value of $47,227.50. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 336,442 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,513,989. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 125,495 shares of company stock worth $507,228. 8.70% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
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About Kopin Corporation
Kopin Corporation is a developer, manufacturer and seller of Wearable technologies, which include components and systems. The Company’s segments are Forth Dimension Displays Ltd. (FDD), the manufacturer of its reflective display products for test and simulation products, and Kopin, which consists of Kopin Corporation, Kowon, Kopin Software Ltd.
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