Media stories about Compugen (NASDAQ:CGEN) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Compugen earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the biotechnology company an impact score of 48.0647508470854 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Shares of NASDAQ CGEN traded up $0.05 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $3.05. 61,733 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 135,750. The firm has a market cap of $153.88 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -4.24 and a beta of 0.27. Compugen has a fifty-two week low of $2.25 and a fifty-two week high of $5.00.

Compugen (NASDAQ:CGEN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 1st. The biotechnology company reported ($0.19) EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.19). analysts predict that Compugen will post -0.45 earnings per share for the current year.

CGEN has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. ValuEngine lowered Compugen from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, May 11th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Compugen from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 10th.

About Compugen

Compugen Ltd., a therapeutic discovery company, engages in the research, development, and commercialization of therapeutic and product candidates in Israel and Europe. The company's therapeutic pipeline consists of immuno-oncology programs against novel drug targets in the areas of unmet medical needs in various cancer types and patient populations.

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