News stories about ATA (NASDAQ:ATAI) have trended positive recently, according to AlphaOne. The research group, a division of Accern, identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ATA earned a news impact score of 0.31 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
ATA (NASDAQ ATAI) traded down 4.14% on Friday, reaching $4.63. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 51,248 shares. ATA has a 12-month low of $2.96 and a 12-month high of $5.34. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $3.84 and its 200-day moving average price is $3.72. The stock’s market cap is $106.02 million.
ATA (NASDAQ:ATAI) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, June 1st. The company reported ($0.34) EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $5.37 million during the quarter. ATA had a negative return on equity of 2.80% and a negative net margin of 2.39%. On average, equities analysts expect that ATA will post $0.27 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 30th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 12th will be issued a $0.41 dividend. This represents a $1.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 35.42%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 8th. ATA’s payout ratio is -487.44%.
ATAI has been the topic of several research analyst reports. ValuEngine raised ATA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 10th. TheStreet cut ATA from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd.
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ATA Inc (ATA) is a provider of computer-based testing services in China. The Company offers services for the creation and delivery of computer-based tests utilizing its test delivery platform, testing technologies and testing services in China. Its computer-based testing services are used for licensure and certification tests in various industries, including information technology (IT) services, banking, securities, teaching and insurance.
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