Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Asure Software (ASUR) Stock Price

News stories about Asure Software (NASDAQ:ASUR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog 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. Asure Software earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the technology company an impact score of 45.5899412336886 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

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

Several equities analysts have weighed in on ASUR shares. Northland Securities set a $18.00 price objective on Asure Software and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price objective on shares of Asure Software in a report on Monday, August 14th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Asure Software from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Scotiabank lowered Asure Software from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a report on Thursday, September 7th. Finally, Cowen and Company started coverage on Asure Software in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $16.00 price objective for the company. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $15.86.

Asure Software (NASDAQ:ASUR) traded down 4.3449% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $11.0099. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 104,817 shares. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $11.59 and its 200 day moving average price is $12.62. The firm’s market cap is $136.75 million. Asure Software has a 12 month low of $6.36 and a 12 month high of $17.27.

Asure Software (NASDAQ:ASUR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 14th. The technology company reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.11 by ($0.06). Asure Software had a negative net margin of 5.73% and a positive return on equity of 6.93%. The business had revenue of $12.88 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $12.23 million. Analysts expect that Asure Software will post $0.52 EPS for the current year.

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About Asure Software

Asure Software, Inc is a global provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that help companies to bring people, time, space and assets together. The Company serves approximately 6,000 clients in over 80 countries. The Company offers a range of solutions to help its clients optimize and manage mobile workforces and global workspaces.

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