Media stories about National Research Corporation (NASDAQ:NRCIA) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news 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. National Research Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the business services provider an impact score of 45.0160146399117 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
National Research Corporation (NRCIA) traded up $0.05 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $32.45. The company had a trading volume of 26,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 27,456. The company has a market cap of $678.55, a price-to-earnings ratio of 45.63 and a beta of 1.70. National Research Corporation has a 1-year low of $15.30 and a 1-year high of $41.99.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut National Research Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday.
In other news, major shareholder K/I/E/Trust Under Agreement 3/ sold 2,127 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $38.00, for a total value of $80,826.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 5,655,489 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $214,908,582. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 134,715 shares of company stock worth $4,996,670. Company insiders own 37.54% of the company’s stock.
About National Research Corporation
National Research Corporation, doing business as NRC Health, is a provider of analytics and insights for healthcare providers, payers and other healthcare organizations. The Company operates through six segments: Experience, The Governance Institute, Market Insights, Transparency, National Research Corporation Canada and Connect.
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