Press coverage about Spartan Motors (NASDAQ:SPAR) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Spartan Motors earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 45.6523448137233 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Spartan Motors Conference Call and Webcast of Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results Scheduled for March 1 (finance.yahoo.com)
- $0.09 EPS Expected for Spartan Motors Inc (SPAR) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- Spartan Motors Inc (SPAR) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Spartan Motors (SPAR) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
Spartan Motors (NASDAQ SPAR) traded down $0.50 on Friday, reaching $15.25. 161,300 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 265,282. The company has a current ratio of 1.70, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.14. The stock has a market capitalization of $552.88, a PE ratio of 37.20, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.94 and a beta of 0.92. Spartan Motors has a 52-week low of $6.30 and a 52-week high of $18.10.
In other Spartan Motors news, insider John W. Slawson sold 21,191 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.42, for a total value of $326,765.22. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 111,165 shares in the company, valued at $1,714,164.30. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 3.72% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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About Spartan Motors
Spartan Motors, Inc is an engineer and manufacturer in the heavy-duty, custom vehicles marketplace. The Company operates through three segments: Emergency Response Vehicles, Delivery and Service Vehicles, and Specialty Chassis and Vehicles. The Company’s Emergency Response Vehicles segment engineers and manufactures emergency response chassis, emergency response bodies and aerial equipment.
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