News stories about Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ:BLDP) (TSE:BLD) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ballard Power Systems earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the technology company an impact score of 46.8429228309068 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Several analysts have issued reports on BLDP shares. Roth Capital set a $3.00 price objective on Ballard Power Systems and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Ballard Power Systems from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $3.25 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. FBR & Co set a $4.00 price target on Ballard Power Systems and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. BidaskClub upgraded Ballard Power Systems from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Finally, HC Wainwright reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $3.00 price target on shares of Ballard Power Systems in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $3.31.

Shares of Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ:BLDP) traded down 2.16% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $2.72. The stock had a trading volume of 1,555,886 shares. The stock’s market cap is $479.66 million. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $2.89 and a 200 day moving average of $2.57. Ballard Power Systems has a one year low of $1.61 and a one year high of $3.48.

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Ballard Power Systems Company Profile

Ballard Power Systems Inc is engaged in the design, development, manufacture, sale and service of proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell products for a range of applications, focusing on the power product markets of heavy-duty motive (consisting of bus and tram applications), portable power, material handling and backup power, as well as the delivery of technology solutions, including engineering services, technology transfer and the license and sale of its intellectual property portfolio and fundamental knowledge for a range of fuel cell applications.

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