Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect RealNetworks (RNWK) Share Price

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News headlines about RealNetworks (NASDAQ:RNWK) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. RealNetworks earned a media sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46.7454887788047 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

RealNetworks traded up $0.01, reaching $3.49, during trading hours on Friday, according to MarketBeat. 34,501 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 44,119. RealNetworks has a 1 year low of $2.63 and a 1 year high of $5.00.

RealNetworks (NASDAQ:RNWK) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 1st. The technology company reported ($0.18) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.11) by ($0.07). RealNetworks had a negative return on equity of 26.75% and a negative net margin of 18.52%. The company had revenue of $15.72 million for the quarter.

Separately, ValuEngine upgraded shares of RealNetworks from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd.

In related news, SVP Michael Parham sold 25,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $3.52, for a total transaction of $88,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 25,987 shares in the company, valued at $91,474.24. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, Chairman Robert Glaser acquired 38,407 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 22nd. The shares were bought at an average price of $3.49 per share, with a total value of $134,040.43. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have purchased 121,226 shares of company stock valued at $423,511 in the last 90 days. 37.90% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

About RealNetworks

RealNetworks, Inc provides network-delivered digital media applications and services to manage, play, and share digital media. Its Consumer Media segment offers RealPlayer media player software, which enables consumers to discover, play, download, manage and edit digital video, stream audio and video, download and save photos and videos from the Web, transfer and share content on social networks, and edit their own photo and video content.

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