News stories about Real Goods Solar (NASDAQ:RGSE) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Real Goods Solar earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the energy company an impact score of 45.6819332860221 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of NASDAQ:RGSE traded down $0.01 on Thursday, hitting $1.11. 1,205 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 695,777. Real Goods Solar has a 1-year low of $0.60 and a 1-year high of $3.25.
Real Goods Solar (NASDAQ:RGSE) last posted its earnings results on Friday, May 11th. The energy company reported ($0.42) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $2.82 million for the quarter. Real Goods Solar had a negative net margin of 125.52% and a negative return on equity of 222.80%.
Separately, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Real Goods Solar from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 2nd.
In other Real Goods Solar news, CEO Dennis J. Lacey bought 25,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 16th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $1.24 per share, for a total transaction of $31,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 50,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $62,000. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Insiders have purchased 47,200 shares of company stock valued at $54,268 over the last 90 days. 0.26% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
Real Goods Solar Company Profile
Real Goods Solar, Inc operates as a residential and small business commercial solar energy engineering, procurement, and construction company in the United States. The company's Residential segment installs solar energy systems for homeowners, including lease financing, as well as small business commercial services in the continental U.S.
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