PCM (PCMI) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Finds
News articles about PCM (NASDAQ:PCMI) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. PCM earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the specialty retailer an impact score of 47.4916933906358 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Brokerages Expect PCM Inc (PCMI) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $555.46 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Positive Culture Surrounds PCM (kniakrls.com)
- Analysts Expect PCM Inc (PCMI) to Post $0.50 EPS (americanbankingnews.com)
- Buy These 6 Low Price-to-Book Stocks for Handsome Returns (finance.yahoo.com)
- PCM (PCMI) vs. Qurate Retail Inc Series A (QRTEA) Critical Comparison (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of analysts recently commented on the stock. TheStreet upgraded shares of PCM from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Thursday, July 26th. B. Riley boosted their target price on shares of PCM to $25.00 in a report on Thursday, July 26th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of PCM from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, June 28th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of PCM from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 27th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $21.33.
PCM (NASDAQ:PCMI) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, July 25th. The specialty retailer reported $0.77 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.51 by $0.26. PCM had a net margin of 0.33% and a return on equity of 13.96%. The business had revenue of $546.43 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $569.98 million. analysts anticipate that PCM will post 2.02 earnings per share for the current year.
In related news, Director Thomas A. Maloof sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.45, for a total value of $122,250.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 70,500 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,723,725. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 26.80% of the stock is owned by insiders.
PCM Company Profile
PCM, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as a multi-vendor provider of technology products and solutions in the United States and the rest of Europe. The company operates through four segments: Commercial, Public Sector, Canada, and United Kingdom. It primarily sells device products, servers, storage products, network products, printers, and related accessories and devices.
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