Press coverage about IES (NASDAQ:IESC) has been trending positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. IES earned a news sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 45.7402194869399 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Shares of IES (NASDAQ IESC) opened at $17.85 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $371.27, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.26 and a beta of 0.68. IES has a 1 year low of $14.05 and a 1 year high of $21.95. The company has a current ratio of 1.54, a quick ratio of 1.43 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12.

Separately, BidaskClub cut shares of IES from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, December 30th.

In other IES news, Director Todd M. Cleveland bought 1,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Saturday, December 29th. The stock was bought at an average price of $17.03 per share, for a total transaction of $25,545.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 160,627 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,735,477.81. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Insiders own 60.00% of the company’s stock.

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About IES

IES Holdings, Inc, formerly Integrated Electrical Services, Inc, is a holding company that owns and manages diverse operating subsidiaries across a range of infrastructure-related end markets. The Company operates through four segments: Communications, Residential, Commercial & Industrial, and Infrastructure Solutions.

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