Media coverage about ATA (NASDAQ:ATAI) has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ATA earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 100 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Several brokerages have recently commented on ATAI. ValuEngine upgraded ATA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 10th. TheStreet downgraded ATA from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd.

ATA (ATAI) opened at 4.83 on Friday. The stock’s market capitalization is $110.60 million. ATA has a 12 month low of $2.95 and a 12 month high of $5.32. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $3.91 and a 200 day moving average price of $3.73.

ATA (NASDAQ:ATAI) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, June 1st. The company reported ($0.34) EPS for the quarter. ATA had a negative net margin of 2.39% and a negative return on equity of 2.80%. The business had revenue of $5.37 million for the quarter. Equities analysts predict that ATA will post $0.27 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 12th will be given a dividend of $0.41 per share. This represents a $1.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 33.95%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 8th. ATA’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -487.44%.

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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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