Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect ATA (ATAI) Share Price
Headlines about ATA (NASDAQ:ATAI) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 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. ATA earned a news sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 100 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. TheStreet lowered ATA from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. ValuEngine upgraded ATA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, June 10th.
ATA (NASDAQ ATAI) opened at 4.82 on Friday. ATA has a one year low of $2.95 and a one year high of $5.00. The firm’s market capitalization is $110.33 million. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $4.56 and a 200 day moving average price of $3.86.
ATA (NASDAQ:ATAI) last released its earnings results on Thursday, June 1st. The company reported ($0.34) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. ATA had a negative return on equity of 2.80% and a negative net margin of 2.39%. The company had revenue of $5.37 million during the quarter. Equities research analysts anticipate that ATA will post $0.27 earnings per share for the current year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 30th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 12th were given a $0.41 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, June 8th. This represents a $1.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 34.02%. ATA’s payout ratio is -487.44%.
ATA Inc (ATA) is a provider of computer-based testing services in China. The Company offers services for the creation and delivery of computer-based tests utilizing its test delivery platform, testing technologies and testing services in China. Its computer-based testing services are used for licensure and certification tests in various industries, including information technology (IT) services, banking, securities, teaching and insurance.
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