Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Asure Software (ASUR) Stock Price

Media stories about Asure Software (NASDAQ:ASUR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis. The research firm, a subsidiary of Accern, ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Asure Software earned a daily sentiment score of 0.06 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned news stories about the technology company an impact score of 57 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Alpha One’s rankings:

Asure Software (NASDAQ:ASUR) traded up 0.516% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $10.715. 42,962 shares of the company traded hands. Asure Software has a one year low of $4.45 and a one year high of $13.00. The firm’s market capitalization is $92.47 million. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $10.37 and a 200 day moving average of $9.44.

Asure Software (NASDAQ:ASUR) last issued its earnings results on Monday, March 20th. The technology company reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $9.72 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $9.94 million. Asure Software had a negative net margin of 5.82% and a positive return on equity of 14.38%. Equities research analysts expect that Asure Software will post $0.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Asure Software from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 9th. Barrington Research restated an “outperform” rating and set a $13.00 target price (up previously from $12.00) on shares of Asure Software in a research report on Tuesday, March 21st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $11.15.

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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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