Media headlines about Diebold, (NYSE:DBD) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Diebold, earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the technology company an impact score of 46.1583181252922 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

Diebold, (NYSE:DBD) traded down 1.77% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $22.25. The stock had a trading volume of 338,183 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $21.59 and a 200-day moving average price of $24.46. Diebold, has a 1-year low of $17.95 and a 1-year high of $31.85. The firm’s market capitalization is $1.68 billion.

Diebold, (NYSE:DBD) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July 19th. The technology company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.06 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $1.13 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.10 billion. Diebold, had a positive return on equity of 7.25% and a negative net margin of 6.04%. The firm’s revenue was up 95.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.43 EPS. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Diebold, will post $0.97 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on DBD shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Diebold, from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. J P Morgan Chase & Co cut Diebold, from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $31.00 target price for the company. in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of Diebold, in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. BidaskClub cut Diebold, from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 5th. Finally, Lake Street Capital decreased their target price on Diebold, from $38.00 to $30.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. Diebold, has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $30.25.

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In other Diebold, news, SVP Olaf Robert Heyden bought 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 26th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $23.28 per share, with a total value of $46,560.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Henry D. G. Wallace bought 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 21st. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $19.08 per share, for a total transaction of $190,800.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have purchased a total of 23,000 shares of company stock worth $460,940 over the last three months. 1.37% of the stock is owned by insiders.

About Diebold,

Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated provides connected commerce services, software and technology. The Company’s geographic segments include North America (NA), Asia Pacific (AP), Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Latin America (LA). These segments sell and service financial self-service (FSS), retail solutions and security systems.

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