News headlines about West Marine (NASDAQ:WMAR) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. West Marine earned a news sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 44.0783686055672 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Separately, BidaskClub downgraded West Marine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 17th.

West Marine (WMAR) opened at $12.97 on Monday. West Marine has a one year low of $7.77 and a one year high of $13.01.

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About West Marine

West Marine, Inc is a waterlife outfitter for cruisers, sailors, anglers and paddlesports enthusiasts. The Company offers a selection of core boating and water recreation products, primarily serving the needs of boat owners and professionals providing services to them. It services its customers through physical stores and two e-commerce Websites.

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