Press coverage about Intevac (NASDAQ:IVAC) has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Intevac earned a coverage optimism score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the electronics maker an impact score of 45.9680648159931 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Several research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Intevac from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 target price on shares of Intevac in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Benchmark reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Intevac in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Noble Financial raised shares of Intevac from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, Maxim Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 target price on shares of Intevac in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Intevac presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $12.60.

Intevac (IVAC) traded up $0.10 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $7.20. 145,600 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 74,943. Intevac has a twelve month low of $6.20 and a twelve month high of $14.15. The stock has a market capitalization of $154.81, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.50 and a beta of 0.85.

Intevac (NASDAQ:IVAC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 30th. The electronics maker reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter. Intevac had a net margin of 5.97% and a return on equity of 8.80%. The business had revenue of $26.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $25.50 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.02) earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 18.1% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts expect that Intevac will post 0.17 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Intevac Company Profile

Intevac, Inc (Intevac) is a provider of vacuum deposition equipment for a range of thin-film applications, and digital night-vision technologies and products to the defense industry. The Company’s segments include Thin-film Equipment and Photonics. The Company designs, manufactures, markets and services capital equipment used to deposit thin films and lubricants onto substrates to produce magnetic disks that are used in hard disk drives.

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