Media headlines about Microvision (NASDAQ:MVIS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Microvision earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the electronics maker an impact score of 46.2104559619461 out of 100, indicating 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 media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Shares of Microvision (NASDAQ:MVIS) opened at $1.57 on Tuesday. Microvision has a 52-week low of $1.01 and a 52-week high of $3.25.

Microvision (NASDAQ:MVIS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The electronics maker reported ($0.07) EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.07). The firm had revenue of $6.09 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.24 million. Microvision had a negative return on equity of 335.81% and a negative net margin of 193.59%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 52.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted ($0.08) EPS. sell-side analysts predict that Microvision will post -0.3 EPS for the current year.

MVIS has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. S&P Equity Research raised their price target on Microvision from $1.75 to $2.22 in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Microvision from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $2.75 price target for the company in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Northland Securities set a $3.00 price target on Microvision and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. HC Wainwright set a $4.00 price target on Microvision and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Microvision from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $3.24.

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About Microvision

Microvision, Inc is a developer of laser beam scanning (LBS) technology. The Company markets its technology under the brand name, PicoP. It has developed PicoP scanning technology that can be adopted by its customers to create high-resolution miniature projection, and three-dimensional sensing and image capture solutions that use laser diodes as the light source.

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