News stories about Forward Industries (NASDAQ:FORD) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Forward Industries earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the textile maker an impact score of 48.1139722836182 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Ford, BMW, GM, Renault – Connecting the Roads via Blockchain (hacked.com)
- Ford Nation takes Ontario: What the PC’s sweeping win means for Justin Trudeau (globalnews.ca)
- Trudeau and Kenney offer congratulations on Ford victory in Ontario (morinvillenews.com)
- Morning Brief: Day one of Ford Fun and the G7 Showdown (ipolitics.ca)
- Jason Kenney: Doug Ford Will Be ‘Ally’ In Fight Against Trudeau’s Carbon Tax (huffingtonpost.ca)
Shares of Forward Industries traded down $0.03, hitting $1.52, during trading hours on Friday, according to Marketbeat. The company had a trading volume of 309,135 shares, compared to its average volume of 289,576. The firm has a market capitalization of $14.75 million, a PE ratio of 8.16 and a beta of -0.16. Forward Industries has a 12 month low of $1.02 and a 12 month high of $4.45. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01, a current ratio of 2.15 and a quick ratio of 1.93.
Forward Industries Company Profile
Forward Industries, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, designs, markets, and distributes carry and protective solutions primarily for hand held electronic devices. It provides carrying cases and other accessories for medical monitoring and diagnostic kits; and other portable electronic and non-electronic products, such as sporting and recreational products, bar code scanners, smartphones, GPS location devices, tablets, firearms, and other products.
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