News headlines about LSI Industries (NASDAQ:LYTS) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LSI Industries earned a media sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the construction company an impact score of 45.2497938864154 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

LSI Industries (LYTS) traded down $0.05 on Monday, hitting $7.26. The stock had a trading volume of 77,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 89,550. LSI Industries has a 12 month low of $4.99 and a 12 month high of $10.68. The company has a quick ratio of 1.45, a current ratio of 2.64 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36. The firm has a market capitalization of $187.25, a P/E ratio of -13.96, a P/E/G ratio of 1.53 and a beta of 1.68.

LSI Industries (NASDAQ:LYTS) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The construction company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.03. LSI Industries had a positive return on equity of 3.27% and a negative net margin of 4.02%. The company had revenue of $87.47 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $82.45 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.06 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts expect that LSI Industries will post 0.19 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised LSI Industries from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $7.75 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Roth Capital set a $7.00 target price on LSI Industries and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, December 14th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and set a $9.00 target price on shares of LSI Industries in a report on Thursday, October 26th.

In related news, VP Howard E. Japlon purchased 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $6.88 per share, with a total value of $34,400.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the vice president now directly owns 23,500 shares in the company, valued at $161,680. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, VP James E. Galeese purchased 7,641 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 6th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $6.54 per share, with a total value of $49,972.14. Following the purchase, the vice president now owns 2,379 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $15,558.66. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 6.37% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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About LSI Industries

LSI Industries Inc is a provider of corporate visual image solutions to the petroleum/convenience store industry. The Company designs and develops aspects of the solid-state light emitting diode (LED) lighting, from the electronic circuit board, to the software to drive and control the LEDs, to the structure of the LED product.

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