Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Arotech (ARTX) Stock Price

News articles about Arotech (NASDAQ:ARTX) have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. 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. Arotech earned a news impact score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the aerospace company an impact score of 45.5937995022195 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Shares of Arotech remained flat at $$3.55 during trading on Friday, Marketbeat.com reports. The stock had a trading volume of 329,977 shares, compared to its average volume of 107,541. The company has a market capitalization of $94.03 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.14 and a beta of 1.43. Arotech has a 52 week low of $2.70 and a 52 week high of $4.35. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.10, a current ratio of 2.08 and a quick ratio of 1.69.

Arotech (NASDAQ:ARTX) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 7th. The aerospace company reported $0.03 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.03. The company had revenue of $21.88 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $23.75 million. Arotech had a return on equity of 7.89% and a net margin of 5.65%. sell-side analysts forecast that Arotech will post 0.16 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts have issued reports on the company. TheStreet cut Arotech from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised Arotech from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, May 11th.

About Arotech

Arotech Corporation provides defense and security products worldwide. The company's Training and Simulation division develops, manufactures, and markets multimedia and interactive digital solutions for engineering, use-of-force training, and operator training of military, law enforcement, security, emergency services, and other personnel.

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