Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ:BLDP) Receives News Impact Score of 0.16

News coverage about Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ:BLDP) (TSE:BLD) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ballard Power Systems earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the technology company an impact score of 46.4169344790395 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. HC Wainwright reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $6.00 price target on shares of Ballard Power Systems in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Ballard Power Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, November 6th. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Ballard Power Systems in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Cowen reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Ballard Power Systems in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Roth Capital set a $5.00 target price on shares of Ballard Power Systems and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $5.50.

Shares of Ballard Power Systems (BLDP) opened at $4.27 on Friday. Ballard Power Systems has a 52-week low of $1.81 and a 52-week high of $5.93. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.05, a quick ratio of 2.17 and a current ratio of 2.70. The company has a market cap of $759.93, a P/E ratio of -106.75 and a beta of 2.50.

Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ:BLDP) (TSE:BLD) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The technology company reported ($0.01) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.01). Ballard Power Systems had a negative net margin of 5.57% and a negative return on equity of 4.36%. The business had revenue of $31.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $28.33 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted ($0.02) EPS. Ballard Power Systems’s revenue for the quarter was up 54.9% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts forecast that Ballard Power Systems will post -0.04 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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About Ballard Power Systems

Ballard Power Systems Inc is engaged in the design, development, manufacture, sale and service of proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell products for a range of applications, focusing on the power product markets of heavy-duty motive (consisting of bus and tram applications), portable power, material handling and backup power, as well as the delivery of technology solutions, including engineering services, technology transfer and the license and sale of its intellectual property portfolio and fundamental knowledge for a range of fuel cell applications.

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