Headlines about AstroNova (NASDAQ:ALOT) have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AstroNova earned a news impact score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 45.7850345158614 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
AstroNova (NASDAQ:ALOT) traded down $0.25 on Tuesday, hitting $13.35. 25,300 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 12,557. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31, a quick ratio of 1.87 and a current ratio of 3.27. AstroNova has a 1 year low of $11.00 and a 1 year high of $15.65. The firm has a market cap of $91.95, a PE ratio of 27.25 and a beta of -0.02.
AstroNova (NASDAQ:ALOT) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 22nd. The business services provider reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. AstroNova had a net margin of 3.22% and a return on equity of 5.18%. The firm had revenue of $28.76 million during the quarter.
In related news, Director Everett V. Pizzuti sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.06, for a total value of $70,300.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 64,453 shares in the company, valued at approximately $906,209.18. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 20,000 shares of company stock valued at $276,450. Company insiders own 14.50% of the company’s stock.
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AstroNova, Inc, formerly Astro-Med, Inc, designs, develops, manufactures and distributes a range of specialty printers, and data acquisition and analysis systems. The Company operates through two segments: QuickLabel and Test & Measurement (T&M). The Company offers both hardware and software, which incorporate technologies in order to acquire, store, analyze and present data in multiple formats.
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