News headlines about IES (NASDAQ:IESC) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. IES earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 45.4877472782388 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

IES (NASDAQ IESC) opened at $15.85 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $338.22, a PE ratio of -16.51 and a beta of 0.71. IES has a 1-year low of $14.05 and a 1-year high of $21.52. The company has a quick ratio of 1.50, a current ratio of 1.63 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.14.

IES (NASDAQ:IESC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, December 8th. The technology company reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $206.60 million during the quarter. IES had a positive return on equity of 5.86% and a negative net margin of 2.46%.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. TheStreet downgraded IES from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 7th. BidaskClub downgraded IES from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, December 30th.

In other IES news, Director Todd M. Cleveland purchased 1,500 shares of IES stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 29th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $17.03 per share, with a total value of $25,545.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 61.70% of the company’s stock.

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IES Company Profile

IES Holdings, Inc, formerly Integrated Electrical Services, Inc, is a holding company that owns and manages diverse operating subsidiaries across a range of infrastructure-related end markets. The Company operates through four segments: Communications, Residential, Commercial & Industrial, and Infrastructure Solutions.

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