News headlines about Invuity (NASDAQ:IVTY) have trended somewhat negative on Wednesday, Alpha One reports. Alpha One, a subsidiary of Accern, ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Invuity earned a news impact score of -0.02 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news stories about Invuity an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Invuity (NASDAQ:IVTY) traded up 0.64% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $7.85. 30,579 shares of the company traded hands. Invuity has a 52 week low of $4.50 and a 52 week high of $14.25. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $7.92 and a 200 day moving average of $8.25. The stock’s market capitalization is $133.21 million.
Invuity (NASDAQ:IVTY) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 14th. The company reported ($0.56) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.56) by $0.00. Invuity had a negative net margin of 140.08% and a negative return on equity of 119.36%. On average, equities analysts predict that Invuity will post ($2.09) EPS for the current year.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on IVTY shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Invuity from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 4th. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $9.00 price target (up from $8.00) on shares of Invuity in a report on Wednesday, February 15th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $15.67.
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