Headlines about QuinStreet (NASDAQ:QNST) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. QuinStreet earned a coverage optimism score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the technology company an impact score of 44.0992595586991 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- Critical Comparison: QuinStreet (QNST) and Valassis Communications (VCI) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Reviewing QuinStreet (QNST) & Valassis Communications (VCI) (americanbankingnews.com)
- QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST) Given $9.25 Consensus Target Price by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- QuinStreet, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : QNST-US : December 22, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- QuinStreet (QNST) and Valassis Communications (VCI) Critical Comparison (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of QuinStreet (NASDAQ QNST) opened at $8.57 on Friday. QuinStreet has a one year low of $2.96 and a one year high of $10.97. The stock has a market cap of $400.46, a price-to-earnings ratio of -53.56, a P/E/G ratio of 2.65 and a beta of 1.11.
QuinStreet (NASDAQ:QNST) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The technology company reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.03. QuinStreet had a negative net margin of 2.29% and a positive return on equity of 1.06%. The firm had revenue of $87.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $79.90 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.01 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 19.1% on a year-over-year basis. analysts predict that QuinStreet will post 0.11 earnings per share for the current year.
Separately, Barrington Research assumed coverage on shares of QuinStreet in a research note on Tuesday, November 28th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $12.50 price target on the stock.
In other news, Director James R. Simons sold 229,716 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.63, for a total value of $1,982,449.08. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director John G. Mcdonald sold 14,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.37, for a total transaction of $145,180.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 67,671 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $701,748.27. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 245,178 shares of company stock worth $2,140,348 in the last ninety days. 24.10% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
QuinStreet Company Profile
QuinStreet, Inc is an online performance marketing company. The Company provides vertically oriented customer acquisition programs for its clients. The Company operating segments include Direct Marketing Services (DMS) business. Its DMS business derives its net revenue from fees earned through the delivery of qualified leads, clicks, calls or customers, and display advertisements, or impressions.
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