Headlines about Digimarc (NASDAQ:DMRC) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Digimarc earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the information technology services provider an impact score of 47.5178384117574 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Digimarc (NASDAQ:DMRC) opened at $28.95 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $345.70, a PE ratio of -11.86 and a beta of -1.09. Digimarc has a 12-month low of $24.20 and a 12-month high of $41.75.
Digimarc (NASDAQ:DMRC) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February 21st. The information technology services provider reported ($0.76) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.73) by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $4.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.26 million. Digimarc had a negative return on equity of 33.46% and a negative net margin of 102.21%. Digimarc’s quarterly revenue was down 5.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.57) earnings per share. equities research analysts forecast that Digimarc will post -2.93 EPS for the current year.
In other news, Director Bernard Whitney sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.20, for a total transaction of $186,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 33,630 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,251,036. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Insiders have sold a total of 15,500 shares of company stock valued at $530,710 over the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 7.50% of the company’s stock.
Digimarc Company Profile
Digimarc Corporation (Digimarc) enables governments and enterprises to give digital identities to media and objects that computers can sense and recognize. The Company’s Digimarc Discover, Digimarc Barcode and Intuitive Computing Platform are designed to optimize the identification of consumer brand impressions, facilitating mobile-centric shopping.
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