Media stories about Universal Business Payment Solutions Acquisition (NASDAQ:JTPY) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Universal Business Payment Solutions Acquisition earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the credit services provider an impact score of 45.1037290507751 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of Universal Business Payment Solutions Acquisition (JTPY) traded up $0.05 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $2.15. The company had a trading volume of 17,692 shares, compared to its average volume of 129,985. The company has a quick ratio of 1.01, a current ratio of 1.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.69. The stock has a market capitalization of $32.91, a price-to-earnings ratio of -2.91 and a beta of 0.31. Universal Business Payment Solutions Acquisition has a 12-month low of $1.45 and a 12-month high of $4.89.

Universal Business Payment Solutions Acquisition (NASDAQ:JTPY) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November 10th. The credit services provider reported ($0.21) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.20) by ($0.01). Universal Business Payment Solutions Acquisition had a negative net margin of 3.23% and a negative return on equity of 11.45%. equities research analysts anticipate that Universal Business Payment Solutions Acquisition will post -0.73 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on JTPY shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Universal Business Payment Solutions Acquisition from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. ValuEngine upgraded Universal Business Payment Solutions Acquisition from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, December 21st.

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About Universal Business Payment Solutions Acquisition

JetPay Corporation provides debit and credit card processing, payroll, human capital management (HCM) and card services to businesses and their employees in the United States. The company operates through two segments, JetPay Payment Processing and JetPay HR and Payroll. It offers debit and credit processing and automated clearing house payment services to small and medium-sized businesses, as well as to large entities, which processes Internet transactions and recurring billings; and HCM services, including payroll, tax filing, time and attendance, HR, and other related services to small and medium-sized employers.

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