Press coverage about Payment Data Systems (NASDAQ:PYDS) has trended positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Payment Data Systems earned a media sentiment score of 0.32 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 45.8751387945032 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of NASDAQ PYDS opened at $1.58 on Wednesday. Payment Data Systems has a 1-year low of $1.17 and a 1-year high of $4.10.
Payment Data Systems (NASDAQ:PYDS) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May 15th. The business services provider reported ($0.06) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.12) by $0.06. The company had revenue of $5.84 million for the quarter. Payment Data Systems had a negative net margin of 21.43% and a negative return on equity of 29.43%.
Several brokerages recently weighed in on PYDS. ValuEngine raised shares of Payment Data Systems from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 2nd. Maxim Group reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $4.00 price objective on shares of Payment Data Systems in a report on Tuesday, April 24th.
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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