EXA (EXA) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows

News coverage about EXA (NASDAQ:EXA) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. EXA earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the technology company an impact score of 45.6147119670077 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Shares of EXA (EXA) opened at $24.24 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a current ratio of 1.06. EXA has a 12 month low of $12.34 and a 12 month high of $24.42.

Several equities analysts have issued reports on EXA shares. ValuEngine upgraded shares of EXA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of EXA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. TheStreet cut shares of EXA from a “c-” rating to a “d” rating in a research report on Monday, August 28th. BidaskClub cut shares of EXA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Finally, Robert W. Baird cut shares of EXA from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and six have assigned a hold rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $20.63.

In other news, major shareholder Soros Fund Management Llc acquired 15,489 shares of EXA stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 21st. The shares were bought at an average cost of $15.99 per share, with a total value of $247,669.11. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Over the last ninety days, insiders bought 30,308 shares of company stock worth $493,067. Insiders own 11.53% of the company’s stock.

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EXA Company Profile

Exa Corporation develops, sells and supports simulation software and services that manufacturers use in design and engineering processes. The Company focuses primarily on the ground transportation market, including manufacturers in the passenger vehicle, highway truck, off-highway vehicle and train markets, as well as their suppliers.

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