News articles about Rapid7 (NASDAQ:RPD) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Rapid7 earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the technology company an impact score of 45.4946490716781 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Rapid7 (RPD) opened at $18.97 on Friday. Rapid7 has a fifty-two week low of $11.31 and a fifty-two week high of $20.25.

Rapid7 (NASDAQ:RPD) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The technology company reported ($0.15) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.17) by $0.02. Rapid7 had a negative net margin of 22.44% and a negative return on equity of 115.79%. The firm had revenue of $50.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $49.87 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.13) earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 25.3% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts forecast that Rapid7 will post -1.03 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Rapid7 from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, October 7th. KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 target price on shares of Rapid7 in a report on Friday, October 6th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Rapid7 from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Royal Bank Of Canada boosted their target price on shares of Rapid7 from $22.00 to $25.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Needham & Company LLC assumed coverage on shares of Rapid7 in a report on Monday, October 23rd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $23.00 target price on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. Rapid7 presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $20.83.

In other news, Chairman Alan Matthews sold 52,770 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.22, for a total transaction of $908,699.40. Following the completion of the sale, the chairman now directly owns 3,152,177 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $54,280,487.94. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Lee David Weiner sold 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.15, for a total transaction of $343,000.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 76,212 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,307,035.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 1,150,123 shares of company stock worth $21,035,288 in the last quarter. Company insiders own 56.90% of the company’s stock.

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About Rapid7

Rapid7, Inc is a provider analytics for security and information technology (IT) operations that enable organizations to implement an analytics-driven approach to cyber security and IT operations. The Company’s analytics enable organizations to contextualize and prioritize the threats facing their physical, virtual and cloud assets, including those posed by the behaviors of their users.

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