News articles about Shotspotter (NASDAQ:SSTI) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Shotspotter earned a news impact score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 46.6730578017309 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Several analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Shotspotter from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 22nd. Imperial Capital set a $20.00 price target on Shotspotter and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Roth Capital upped their price target on Shotspotter from $18.00 to $23.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Northland Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on shares of Shotspotter in a research note on Friday, November 10th.

Shares of Shotspotter (SSTI) traded up $0.04 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $17.07. The company had a trading volume of 95,914 shares, compared to its average volume of 148,177. Shotspotter has a 1 year low of $9.33 and a 1 year high of $20.15.

Shotspotter (NASDAQ:SSTI) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported ($0.12) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.14) by $0.02. The business had revenue of $6.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.66 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned ($0.96) EPS. Shotspotter’s revenue for the quarter was up 70.0% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts forecast that Shotspotter will post -0.6 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Shotspotter news, insider Ralph A. Clark bought 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 11th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $14.27 per share, for a total transaction of $28,540.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CFO Alan R. Stewart bought 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 6th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $13.53 per share, with a total value of $40,590.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

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Shotspotter Company Profile

ShotSpotter, Inc is engaged in designing and delivering gunfire alert and analysis solutions. The Company offers its software solutions on a SaaS-based subscription model. It has one operating segment with one business activity, providing gunshot detection systems. Its safety solutions include ShotSpotter Flex, ShotSpotter (SST) SecureCampus and ShotSpotter SiteSecure.

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