Media coverage about QuinStreet (NASDAQ:QNST) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive 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 positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. QuinStreet earned a coverage optimism score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the technology company an impact score of 44.708091904146 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
- Buy 4 Stocks With Increasing Cash Flows Ahead of Q1 Earnings (finance.yahoo.com)
- ValuEngine Upgrades QuinStreet (QNST) to “Buy” (americanbankingnews.com)
- QuinStreet Inc (QNST) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Head to Head Analysis: QuinStreet (QNST) vs. Its Rivals (americanbankingnews.com)
- Analyzing QuinStreet (QNST) and The Competition (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on QNST shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of QuinStreet from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, February 9th. Barrington Research reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 target price on shares of QuinStreet in a research report on Tuesday, March 20th. BidaskClub lowered shares of QuinStreet from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, March 30th. Stephens reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $11.50 target price on shares of QuinStreet in a research report on Thursday, February 1st. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of QuinStreet from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, QuinStreet has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $13.17.
QuinStreet (NASDAQ:QNST) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. The technology company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.06. QuinStreet had a net margin of 0.78% and a return on equity of 5.77%. The firm had revenue of $87.49 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $75.18 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned ($0.04) earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 33.3% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that QuinStreet will post 0.18 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other news, Director James R. Simons sold 229,717 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, February 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.53, for a total value of $2,878,354.01. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, Director James R. Simons sold 229,627 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.00, for a total transaction of $2,066,643.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 862,358 shares of company stock worth $10,388,404 in the last quarter. Corporate insiders own 24.10% of the company’s stock.
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QuinStreet Company Profile
QuinStreet, Inc, an Internet performance marketing and media company, provides customer acquisition services for its clients in the United States and internationally. It offers online marketing services to its clients in the form of qualified leads, inquiries, clicks, calls, applications, customers, display advertisements, or impressions through its Websites or third-party publishers.
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