News coverage about GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty 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. GoPro earned a media sentiment score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 44.7387446611715 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

GoPro (NASDAQ GPRO) traded down $0.06 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $5.61. 600,790 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 6,752,649. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a current ratio of 1.65 and a quick ratio of 1.08. The firm has a market cap of $827.59, a price-to-earnings ratio of -4.28 and a beta of 0.15. GoPro has a twelve month low of $5.04 and a twelve month high of $11.89.

GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The company reported ($0.30) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by ($0.75). The firm had revenue of $334.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $340.19 million. GoPro had a negative return on equity of 39.34% and a negative net margin of 15.50%. The business’s revenue was down 38.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.29 EPS. equities research analysts predict that GoPro will post -0.62 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of brokerages have issued reports on GPRO. Citigroup decreased their target price on shares of GoPro from $11.00 to $10.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. Bank of America increased their target price on shares of GoPro from $8.00 to $9.00 and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Wedbush restated a “neutral” rating on shares of GoPro in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Vetr upgraded shares of GoPro from a “sell” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $11.55 target price on the stock in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, Longbow Research upgraded shares of GoPro from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their target price for the stock from $9.60 to $13.00 in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $8.14.

In related news, Director Anthony John Bates sold 17,023 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.98, for a total transaction of $135,843.54. Following the sale, the director now owns 99,459 shares in the company, valued at approximately $793,682.82. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 28.58% of the company’s stock.

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GoPro Company Profile

GoPro, Inc (GoPro) produces cameras and mountable and wearable accessories. The Company’s product offerings include HERO5, which is a line of cloud-connected cameras featuring image stabilization, telemetry, cloud connectivity and voice control; GoPro Plus, which is a cloud-based storage solution that enables subscribers to access, edit and share content; Quik, which is a mobile editing application that creates edits on a smartphone; Capture, which is a mobile application that allows users to preview and play back shots, control their GoPro cameras and share content on the fly using their smartphones; Karma, which is its compact and foldable drone and versatile stabilization solution that includes the Karma controller, and camera stabilizer, and it all fits in a custom backpack, and Karma Grip, which is a handheld, body-mountable camera stabilizer.

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