News headlines about ATA (NASDAQ:ATAI) have trended somewhat negative recently, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. The research group, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ATA earned a news impact score of -0.12 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 60 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Alpha One’s analysis:

ATA (ATAI) traded down 1.226% on Friday, reaching $3.625. 11,976 shares of the company traded hands. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $3.64 and a 200-day moving average of $3.69. The stock has a market capitalization of $83.01 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.918 and a beta of 1.13. ATA has a 1-year low of $2.96 and a 1-year high of $5.70.

ATA (NASDAQ:ATAI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June 1st. The company reported ($0.34) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The company had revenue of $5.37 million during the quarter. ATA had a net margin of 0.80% and a return on equity of 0.88%. On average, equities analysts anticipate that ATA will post $0.27 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 30th. Investors of record on Monday, June 12th will be issued a $0.41 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 8th. This represents a $1.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 44.69%.

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About ATA

ATA Inc (ATA) is a provider of computer-based testing services in China. The Company offers services for the creation and delivery of computer-based tests utilizing its test delivery platform, testing technologies and testing services in China. Its computer-based testing services are used for licensure and certification tests in various industries, including information technology (IT) services, banking, securities, teaching and insurance.

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