Headlines about Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Perceptron earned a daily sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 45.7007053767135 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Shares of Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP) traded up 0.78% on Friday, hitting $7.73. 3,278 shares of the stock traded hands. The company’s market cap is $72.98 million. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $7.62 and a 200 day moving average of $7.70. Perceptron has a one year low of $5.59 and a one year high of $8.95.

Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 28th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.05 by ($0.02). The business had revenue of $22.35 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $19.80 million. Perceptron had a positive return on equity of 1.00% and a negative net margin of 0.22%. Equities analysts anticipate that Perceptron will post $0.41 earnings per share for the current year.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Perceptron from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $8.25 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 11th.

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Perceptron Company Profile

Perceptron, Inc develops, produces and sells a range of automated industrial metrology products and solutions to manufacturing organizations for dimensional gauging, dimensional inspection and three-dimensional (3D) scanning. The Company’s products include 3D machine vision solutions, robot guidance, coordinate measuring machines (CMMs), laser scanning and advanced analysis software.

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