Media stories about ExOne (NASDAQ:XONE) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ExOne earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.4057917617283 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- ExOne: Unworthy Of Investment – ExOne (NASDAQ:XONE … – Seeking Alpha (seekingalpha.com)
- ExOne: Worth Keeping Your Eye On If Costs Can Be Reduced … – Seeking Alpha (seekingalpha.com)
- ExOne Co (XONE) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- 3D Printing Short Interest Mixed on Low Volume (msn.com)
- How HPQ Shook the 3D Printer Market with Its Expanded Portfolio (finance.yahoo.com)
Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut ExOne from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, February 23rd. Canaccord Genuity Group raised ExOne from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and boosted their price target for the stock from $9.50 to $13.00 in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. ExOne has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $13.67.
In other ExOne news, Director John Irvin sold 3,100 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.01, for a total value of $31,031.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 5,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $50,050. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Insiders sold a total of 31,120 shares of company stock valued at $311,791 over the last quarter. 31.60% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
The ExOne Company is a provider of three dimensional (3D) printing machines and 3D printed and other products, materials and services to industrial customers. The Company’s business primarily consists of manufacturing and selling 3D printing machines and printing products to specification for its customers using its installed base of 3D printing machines.
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