News articles about Payment Data Systems (NASDAQ:PYDS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Payment Data Systems earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the business services provider an impact score of 47.6292628805706 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

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

NASDAQ PYDS traded down $0.02 on Friday, reaching $1.57. 53,800 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 198,373. 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 issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 15th. The business services provider reported ($0.06) EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates 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 business had revenue of $5.84 million for the quarter.

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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