News articles about Real Goods Solar (NASDAQ:RGSE) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the energy company an impact score of 46.6187097914614 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Separately, ValuEngine raised Real Goods Solar from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 2nd.
Shares of Real Goods Solar opened at $0.40 on Wednesday, Marketbeat.com reports. Real Goods Solar has a 1 year low of $0.40 and a 1 year high of $3.25.
Real Goods Solar (NASDAQ:RGSE) last announced its earnings results on Friday, May 11th. The energy company reported ($0.42) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Real Goods Solar had a negative net margin of 125.52% and a negative return on equity of 222.80%. The business had revenue of $2.82 million for the quarter.
In other Real Goods Solar news, CEO Dennis J. Lacey bought 25,000 shares of Real Goods Solar stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 16th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $1.24 per share, with a total value of $31,000.00. Following 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 can be accessed through the SEC website. Insiders have purchased a total of 47,200 shares of company stock worth $54,268 over the last ninety days. 0.26% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
About Real Goods Solar
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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