Press coverage about QuinStreet (NASDAQ:QNST) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. QuinStreet earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the technology company an impact score of 43.4779030938493 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Separately, Barrington Research assumed coverage on shares of QuinStreet in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $12.50 price target on the stock.
QuinStreet (NASDAQ:QNST) opened at $9.34 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $427.24, a price-to-earnings ratio of -58.38, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.65 and a beta of 1.12. QuinStreet has a twelve month low of $2.96 and a twelve month high of $10.97.
QuinStreet (NASDAQ:QNST) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The technology company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $87.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $79.90 million. QuinStreet had a negative net margin of 2.29% and a positive return on equity of 1.06%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 19.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.01 earnings per share. analysts predict that QuinStreet will post 0.11 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other news, Director John G. Mcdonald sold 14,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.37, for a total value of $145,180.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 67,671 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $701,748.27. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director James R. Simons sold 229,716 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.63, for a total transaction of $1,982,449.08. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 245,178 shares of company stock valued at $2,140,348. 24.10% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
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QuinStreet, Inc is an online performance marketing company. The Company provides vertically oriented customer acquisition programs for its clients. The Company operating segments include Direct Marketing Services (DMS) business. Its DMS business derives its net revenue from fees earned through the delivery of qualified leads, clicks, calls or customers, and display advertisements, or impressions.
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