News stories about Biolase (NASDAQ:BIOL) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Biolase earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the medical technology company an impact score of 46.3478623301468 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Shares of Biolase (NASDAQ BIOL) traded down 28.05% on Tuesday, hitting $0.59. 716,239 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $0.91 and a 200-day moving average of $1.22. The stock’s market cap is $39.92 million. Biolase has a 1-year low of $0.59 and a 1-year high of $1.98.

Biolase (NASDAQ:BIOL) last announced its earnings results on Monday, August 7th. The medical technology company reported ($0.06) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.04. Biolase had a negative net margin of 29.44% and a negative return on equity of 65.77%. The company had revenue of $12.61 million during the quarter. On average, equities research analysts expect that Biolase will post ($0.14) EPS for the current year.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Singular Research assumed coverage on shares of Biolase in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $2.50 target price on the stock. ValuEngine lowered shares of Biolase from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th.

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Biolase Company Profile

BIOLASE, Inc (BIOLASE) is a medical device company that develops, manufactures, markets and sells laser systems in dentistry and medicine. The Company markets, sells, and distributes dental imaging equipment, including cone beam digital x-rays and computer-aided design (CAD)/computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) intra-oral scanners, in-office, chair-side milling machines and three-dimensional (3-D) printers.

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