News articles about Pointer Telocation (NASDAQ:PNTR) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing 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. Pointer Telocation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the communications equipment provider an impact score of 45.6895903362367 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Pointer Telocation (PNTR) traded down $0.02 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $15.33. The company had a trading volume of 8,993 shares, compared to its average volume of 24,752. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08, a quick ratio of 1.13 and a current ratio of 1.44. The firm has a market capitalization of $125.73, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.73 and a beta of 0.83. Pointer Telocation has a one year low of $8.50 and a one year high of $19.65.
Pointer Telocation (NASDAQ:PNTR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 27th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.05. Pointer Telocation had a return on equity of 17.26% and a net margin of 21.14%. The firm had revenue of $18.85 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $20.14 million. analysts predict that Pointer Telocation will post 1.05 EPS for the current year.
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About Pointer Telocation
Pointer Telocation Ltd. is a provider of mobile resource management (MRM) products and services for the automotive, insurance industries and other mobile tracking markets, such as cargo, assets, shipping and containers. The Company offers roadside assistance (RSA) services, automobile repair and towing services, stolen vehicle recovery (SVR) and other services.
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