Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Asure Software (ASUR) Share Price
News coverage about Asure Software (NASDAQ:ASUR) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Asure Software earned a news impact score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the technology company an impact score of 46.9258336470736 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Asure Software (NASDAQ:ASUR) traded up $0.24 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $16.79. The stock had a trading volume of 198,862 shares, compared to its average volume of 103,843. The company has a market cap of $205.33, a price-to-earnings ratio of -44.21, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.84 and a beta of 1.10. Asure Software has a 1-year low of $9.47 and a 1-year high of $17.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04, a current ratio of 1.39 and a quick ratio of 1.37.
A number of brokerages recently commented on ASUR. Craig Hallum began coverage on Asure Software in a research note on Monday, December 4th. They set a “buy” rating for the company. Northland Securities set a $19.00 price target on Asure Software and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised Asure Software from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. Dougherty & Co reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Asure Software in a research note on Monday, November 20th. Finally, Barrington Research reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 price objective on shares of Asure Software in a research note on Monday. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $18.50.
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Asure Software, Inc is a global provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that help companies to bring people, time, space and assets together. The Company serves approximately 6,000 clients in over 80 countries. The Company offers a range of solutions to help its clients optimize and manage mobile workforces and global workspaces.
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