News coverage about Payment Data Systems (NASDAQ:PYDS) has been trending positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. Accern 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Payment Data Systems earned a news sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the business services provider an impact score of 48.0534276332586 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.
NASDAQ PYDS traded up $0.03 on Tuesday, hitting $1.58. 51,600 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 202,629. Payment Data Systems has a 52-week low of $1.17 and a 52-week high of $4.10.
Payment Data Systems (NASDAQ:PYDS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 15th. The business services provider reported ($0.06) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.12) by $0.06. Payment Data Systems had a negative net margin of 21.43% and a negative return on equity of 29.43%. The firm had revenue of $5.84 million for the quarter.
Several equities analysts have weighed in on PYDS shares. Maxim Group reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $4.00 price objective on shares of Payment Data Systems in a research report on Tuesday, April 24th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Payment Data Systems from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 2nd.
Payment Data Systems Company Profile
Payment Data Systems, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated electronic payment processing services to merchants and businesses in the United States. The company offers various types of automated clearing house (ACH) processing; and credit, prepaid card, and debit card-based processing services.
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