Press coverage about ATA (NASDAQ:ATAI) has trended positive on Thursday, AlphaOne Sentiment reports. AlphaOne, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ATA earned a media sentiment score of 0.31 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the headlines that may have impacted AlphaOne Sentiment’s analysis:
- ATA Inc. (ATAI) Cut to D+ at TheStreet (americanbankingnews.com)
- ATA Inc. (ATAI) Announces Earnings Results (americanbankingnews.com)
- ATA Declares Cash Dividend of $0.41 per ADS (finance.yahoo.com)
- ATA Reports Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter and Year-end Financial Results (globenewswire.com)
- ATA Inc. (ATAI) Declares $0.41 Quarterly Dividend (americanbankingnews.com)
Separately, TheStreet cut shares of ATA from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd.
Shares of ATA (NASDAQ:ATAI) opened at 3.91 on Thursday. The company has a 50 day moving average of $3.65 and a 200 day moving average of $3.68. ATA has a 52 week low of $2.95 and a 52 week high of $5.34. The company has a market cap of $89.54 million, a PE ratio of 21.48 and a beta of 1.13.
ATA (NASDAQ:ATAI) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June 1st. The company reported ($0.34) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. ATA had a net margin of 27.56% and a return on equity of 75.04%. The firm had revenue of $5.37 million during the quarter. On average, analysts expect that ATA will post $0.27 EPS for the current year.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 30th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 12th will be given a $0.41 dividend. This represents a $1.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 41.94%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 8th.
ATA Inc (ATA) is a provider of computer-based testing services in China. The Company offers services for the creation and delivery of computer-based tests utilizing its test delivery platform, testing technologies and testing services in China. Its computer-based testing services are used for licensure and certification tests in various industries, including information technology (IT) services, banking, securities, teaching and insurance.
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