Media headlines about Stratasys (NASDAQ:SSYS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Stratasys earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46.1429337944175 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.

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

Several research firms recently commented on SSYS. ValuEngine downgraded Stratasys from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. BidaskClub downgraded Stratasys from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 30th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Stratasys from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, January 20th. B. Riley reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $30.00 price objective on shares of Stratasys in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Finally, Loop Capital dropped their price objective on Stratasys from $24.00 to $21.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Stratasys presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $24.94.

Shares of Stratasys (NASDAQ SSYS) traded down $0.19 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $19.62. 990,140 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 653,850. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.02, a current ratio of 3.58 and a quick ratio of 2.82. Stratasys has a 1-year low of $18.04 and a 1-year high of $30.88. The company has a market cap of $1,053.93, a PE ratio of -22.81, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.60 and a beta of 1.49.

Stratasys (NASDAQ:SSYS) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 14th. The technology company reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.04 by $0.04. Stratasys had a negative net margin of 6.74% and a positive return on equity of 0.62%. The business had revenue of $155.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $160.97 million. The business’s revenue was down .8% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that Stratasys will post 0.17 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Stratasys Company Profile

Stratasys, Inc is a manufacturer of three-dimensional (3D) printers and rapid prototyping (RP) systems for the office-based RP and direct digital manufacturing (DDM) markets. The Company develops, manufactures and sells a product line of 3D printers and DDM systems (and related consumable materials) that create physical models from computer-aided design (CAD) designs.

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