Press coverage about Real Goods Solar (NASDAQ:RGSE) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Real Goods Solar earned a news impact score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the energy company an impact score of 47.582137027559 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Real Goods Solar stock remained flat at $$0.43 during trading hours on Friday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,196,653 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,184,319. Real Goods Solar has a fifty-two week low of $0.30 and a fifty-two week high of $3.25.

Real Goods Solar (NASDAQ:RGSE) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 15th. The energy company reported ($0.59) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.33) by ($0.26). The firm had revenue of $3.63 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.47 million. Real Goods Solar had a negative net margin of 145.13% and a negative return on equity of 407.75%. equities research analysts anticipate that Real Goods Solar will post -1.24 earnings per share for the current year.

Separately, Westpark Capital started coverage on Real Goods Solar in a research report on Friday, July 6th. They set a “buy” rating and a $2.00 price objective on the stock.

About Real Goods Solar

Real Goods Solar, Inc operates as a residential and small business commercial solar energy engineering, procurement, and construction company in the United States. The company's Residential segment installs solar energy systems for homeowners, including lease financing, as well as small business commercial services in the continental United States.

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