Press coverage about SecureWorks (NASDAQ:SCWX) has trended somewhat negative this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SecureWorks earned a media sentiment score of 0.00 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the technology company an impact score of 46.4871973255934 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

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SCWX opened at $10.08 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $814.45, a P/E ratio of -22.40 and a beta of 1.91. SecureWorks has a twelve month low of $7.83 and a twelve month high of $12.99.

SecureWorks (NASDAQ:SCWX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March 28th. The technology company reported ($0.12) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.11) by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $120.65 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $117.71 million. SecureWorks had a negative net margin of 6.00% and a negative return on equity of 5.37%. SecureWorks’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted ($0.02) earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that SecureWorks will post -0.33 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on SCWX shares. BidaskClub lowered shares of SecureWorks from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. Needham & Company LLC started coverage on shares of SecureWorks in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th. They issued a “hold” rating for the company. Stifel Nicolaus lowered shares of SecureWorks from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and dropped their price objective for the stock from $14.00 to $9.00 in a research report on Thursday, March 29th. ValuEngine lowered shares of SecureWorks from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 29th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of SecureWorks from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 4th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $11.50.

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About SecureWorks

SecureWorks Corp. provides intelligence-driven information security solutions focused on protecting organizations from cyber-attacks. Its solutions enable organizations to fortify their cyber defenses to prevent security breaches, detect malicious activity in real time, prioritize and respond rapidly to security breaches, and predict emerging threats.

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