Press coverage about Wi-LAN (NASDAQ:QTRH) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Wi-LAN earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.0342432672889 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Wi-LAN (NASDAQ QTRH) traded down $0.03 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $1.81. 92,800 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 101,336. The stock has a market capitalization of $218.29, a price-to-earnings ratio of 3.83 and a beta of 0.57. Wi-LAN has a 52 week low of $1.26 and a 52 week high of $2.20.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 5th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.01 per share. This represents a $0.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 14th. Wi-LAN’s dividend payout ratio is currently 15.39%.

Several research firms have commented on QTRH. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Wi-LAN from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 5th. ValuEngine raised shares of Wi-LAN from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd.

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Wi-LAN Company Profile

Quarterhill Inc, formerly Wi-LAN Inc, is a Canada-based investment holding company focused on growing its business by acquiring technology companies in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) across multiple verticals. The Company targets companies with a broad range of products and services that capture, analyze and interpret data, and that have financial performance, management teams, intellectual property underpinnings and opportunities to develop long-term recurring and growing revenue streams.

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