Media headlines about Payment Data Systems (NASDAQ:PYDS) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Payment Data Systems earned a news impact score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 47.5775688480472 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Payment Data Systems stock traded down $0.04 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $1.63. The company had a trading volume of 158,659 shares, compared to its average volume of 205,464. Payment Data Systems has a 12-month low of $1.17 and a 12-month high of $4.10.

Payment Data Systems (NASDAQ:PYDS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 15th. The business services provider reported ($0.06) EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.12) by $0.06. The business had revenue of $5.84 million for the quarter. Payment Data Systems had a negative return on equity of 29.43% and a negative net margin of 21.43%.

PYDS has been the topic of a number of research reports. Maxim Group initiated coverage on Payment Data Systems in a report on Wednesday, February 28th. They set a “buy” rating and a $4.00 price objective on the stock. ValuEngine raised Payment Data Systems from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 2nd.

About Payment Data Systems

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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