Press coverage about Marchex (NASDAQ:MCHX) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Marchex earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the technology company an impact score of 47.6369749473189 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of MCHX traded down $0.01 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $2.77. 43,277 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 41,949. The stock has a market capitalization of $116.15 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -19.79 and a beta of 1.17. Marchex has a 52-week low of $2.52 and a 52-week high of $3.67.

Marchex (NASDAQ:MCHX) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 1st. The technology company reported ($0.03) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $20.22 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $19.60 million. Marchex had a negative return on equity of 3.44% and a negative net margin of 3.35%. analysts expect that Marchex will post -0.1 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on MCHX shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Marchex from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 19th. Northland Securities initiated coverage on Marchex in a report on Tuesday, June 12th. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock.

About Marchex

Marchex, Inc operates as a call analytics company. Its products include Marchex Call Analytics, an analytics technology platform that provides data and insights to measure the performance of mobile, online, and offline advertising for advertisers and small business resellers; and Marchex Speech Analytics delivers actionable operational and advertising insights of inbound calls from consumer's interactions.

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