News headlines about RealNetworks (NASDAQ:RNWK) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. RealNetworks earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the technology company an impact score of 46.6355312919795 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- RealNetworks Bolsters Executive Team to Support Company Momentum (finance.yahoo.com)
- RealNetworks (RNWK) Chairman Buys $15,494.50 in Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- RealNetworks (RNWK) SVP Michael Parham Sells 25,000 Shares (americanbankingnews.com)
- Insider Buying: RealNetworks (RNWK) CEO Buys 3,094 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
Separately, ValuEngine upgraded RealNetworks from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd.
RealNetworks (NASDAQ:RNWK) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 3rd. The technology company reported ($0.14) EPS for the quarter. The company had revenue of $19.65 million for the quarter. RealNetworks had a negative net margin of 11.87% and a negative return on equity of 21.20%.
In related news, CEO Robert Glaser bought 13,999 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, April 13th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $3.13 per share, for a total transaction of $43,816.87. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, SVP Michael Parham sold 25,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3.52, for a total value of $88,000.00. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 25,987 shares in the company, valued at approximately $91,474.24. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have acquired 157,894 shares of company stock worth $532,773. 37.90% of the stock is owned by insiders.
RealNetworks, Inc provides network-delivered digital media applications and services to manage, play, and share digital media. Its Consumer Media segment offers RealPlayer media player software, which enables consumers to discover, play, download, manage and edit digital video, stream audio and video, download and save photos and videos from the Web, transfer and share content on social networks, and edit their own photo and video content.
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