Media headlines about Datawatch (NASDAQ:DWCH) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Datawatch earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the technology company an impact score of 46.1280476612101 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Datawatch Corporation: TDWI Survey Finds Lack of Trust in Analytical Outcomes Hampers Data-driven Enterprises’ Agility (finanznachrichten.de)
- TDWI Survey Finds Lack of Trust in Analytical Outcomes Hampers Data-driven Enterprises’ Agility (itbusinessnet.com)
- Datawatch (DWCH) Stock Rating Upgraded by ValuEngine (americanbankingnews.com)
Several research analysts recently weighed in on DWCH shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Datawatch from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Datawatch from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. Craig Hallum set a $18.00 price objective on shares of Datawatch and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, January 5th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of Datawatch from a “d” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Friday, January 26th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $13.33.
Datawatch (NASDAQ:DWCH) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. The technology company reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.02) by $0.01. Datawatch had a negative net margin of 6.89% and a negative return on equity of 3.81%. The business had revenue of $9.59 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $9.28 million. The firm’s revenue was up 16.4% compared to the same quarter last year.
In other news, CEO Michael Anthony Morrison sold 35,687 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.11, for a total value of $360,795.57. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 232,189 shares in the company, valued at $2,347,430.79. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 17.69% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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Datawatch Corporation designs, develops, markets, and distributes business computer software products to self-service data preparation and visual data discovery markets in the United States and internationally. Its software solutions allow organizations to access, analyze, and visualize their information.
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