News stories about SAP SE (NYSE:SAP) have trended positive on Monday, AlphaOne reports. The research firm, a subsidiary of Accern, scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SAP SE earned a daily sentiment score of 0.27 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave headlines about the software maker an impact score of 78 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted AlphaOne Sentiment’s scoring:

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for SAP SE (NYSE:SAP)

Shares of SAP SE (NYSE SAP) traded up 0.78% during midday trading on Monday, hitting $106.62. The company had a trading volume of 456,873 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $104.83 and a 200 day moving average price of $95.25. SAP SE has a 1-year low of $71.39 and a 1-year high of $108.72. The firm has a market capitalization of $127.84 billion, a P/E ratio of 32.05 and a beta of 1.11.

The firm also recently disclosed an annual dividend, which was paid on Monday, May 22nd. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 15th were given a dividend of $1.3312 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, May 11th. SAP SE’s payout ratio is 30.06%.

SAP has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Societe Generale raised SAP SE from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, March 2nd. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of SAP SE in a report on Tuesday, March 21st. DZ Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating on shares of SAP SE in a report on Friday, March 31st. Zacks Investment Research raised SAP SE from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, April 3rd. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of SAP SE in a report on Thursday, April 13th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $96.01.

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About SAP SE

SAP SE (SAP) is a software and service provider. The Company offers enterprise application software. The Company operates through two segments: Applications, Technology & Services segment, and the SAP Business Network segment. The Applications, Technology & Services segment is engaged in the sale of software licenses, subscriptions to its cloud applications, and related services (primarily support services and various professional services, and support services, as well as implementation services of its software products and education services on the use of its products).

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