Media headlines about QAD (NASDAQ:QADA) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. QAD earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the software maker an impact score of 46.4445233181072 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

QAD (NASDAQ:QADA) opened at $43.10 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $824.65, a P/E ratio of -41.84 and a beta of 1.07. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12, a quick ratio of 1.60 and a current ratio of 1.60. QAD has a 1-year low of $26.04 and a 1-year high of $45.35.

QAD (NASDAQ:QADA) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 21st. The software maker reported ($0.01) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.03. The company had revenue of $76.93 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $73.99 million. QAD had a negative net margin of 6.40% and a negative return on equity of 2.06%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 10.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.07 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that QAD will post -0.25 EPS for the current year.

QADA has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of QAD from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, October 28th. BidaskClub cut shares of QAD from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 27th. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and set a $44.00 price objective (up previously from $36.00) on shares of QAD in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus boosted their price objective on shares of QAD from $40.00 to $45.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $43.33.

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QAD Company Profile

QAD Inc (QAD) is a provider of vertically oriented enterprise software solutions for global manufacturing companies across the automotive, life sciences, consumer products, food and beverage, high technology and industrial products industries. QAD Enterprise Applications enables measurement and control of business processes and supports operational requirements, including financials, manufacturing, demand and supply chain planning, customer management, business intelligence and business process management.

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