News stories about AstroNova (NASDAQ:ALOT) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AstroNova earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the business services provider an impact score of 44.8159435360265 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Shares of AstroNova (ALOT) remained flat at $12.60 during midday trading on Tuesday. 15 shares of the company were exchanged. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $12.80 and a 200 day moving average price of $13.65. AstroNova has a 1-year low of $11.00 and a 1-year high of $15.65. The company has a market cap of $84.95 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.86 and a beta of -0.04.

AstroNova (NASDAQ:ALOT) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 23rd. The business services provider reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter. The business had revenue of $27.48 million for the quarter. AstroNova had a return on equity of 4.64% and a net margin of 3.13%. Equities research analysts expect that AstroNova will post $1.09 EPS for the current year.

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In other news, Director Everett V. Pizzuti sold 5,000 shares of AstroNova stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.74, for a total transaction of $68,700.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 93,132 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,279,633.68. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 25,000 shares of company stock worth $341,900. Corporate insiders own 14.50% of the company’s stock.

AstroNova Company Profile

AstroNova, Inc, formerly Astro-Med, Inc, designs, develops, manufactures and distributes a range of specialty printers, and data acquisition and analysis systems. The Company operates through two segments: QuickLabel and Test & Measurement (T&M). The Company offers both hardware and software, which incorporate technologies in order to acquire, store, analyze and present data in multiple formats.

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