News stories about QuinStreet (NASDAQ:QNST) have trended somewhat negative this week, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. AlphaOne, a subsidiary of Accern, scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. QuinStreet earned a media sentiment score of -0.03 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave media headlines about the technology company an impact score of 90 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is very likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
QuinStreet (NASDAQ:QNST) traded down 0.82% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $3.65. 54,619 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock’s market cap is $165.94 million. QuinStreet has a 12-month low of $2.61 and a 12-month high of $4.63. The company has a 50 day moving average of $4.07 and a 200-day moving average of $3.60.
QuinStreet (NASDAQ:QNST) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. The technology company reported $0.03 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $79.21 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $82.22 million. QuinStreet had a negative return on equity of 6.13% and a negative net margin of 5.75%. QuinStreet’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.03 earnings per share. Equities research analysts forecast that QuinStreet will post $0.10 earnings per share for the current year.
In other QuinStreet news, SVP Martin J. Collins sold 15,564 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, March 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $3.19, for a total transaction of $49,649.16. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 73,125 shares in the company, valued at approximately $233,268.75. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. 23.50% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
QuinStreet, Inc is an online performance marketing company. The Company provides vertically oriented customer acquisition programs for its clients. The Company operating segments include Direct Marketing Services (DMS) business. Its DMS business derives its net revenue from fees earned through the delivery of qualified leads, clicks, calls or customers, and display advertisements, or impressions.
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