Press coverage about A-Mark Precious Metals (NASDAQ:AMRK) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing 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 closest to one being the most favorable. A-Mark Precious Metals earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 44.1690388499487 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

A-Mark Precious Metals traded up $0.09, reaching $13.58, during mid-day trading on Friday, reports. 2,222 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 13,563. The company has a current ratio of 1.07, a quick ratio of 0.27 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.10. The stock has a market capitalization of $94.85 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 84.31 and a beta of 0.04. A-Mark Precious Metals has a twelve month low of $10.39 and a twelve month high of $18.83.

AMRK has been the topic of a number of research reports. B. Riley dropped their price target on A-Mark Precious Metals from $17.00 to $16.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, May 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded A-Mark Precious Metals from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 10th. Finally, ValuEngine raised A-Mark Precious Metals from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 1st.

In other A-Mark Precious Metals news, major shareholder William A. Richardson purchased 20,000 shares of A-Mark Precious Metals stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 18th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $12.50 per share, with a total value of $250,000.00. Following the acquisition, the insider now directly owns 253,790 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,172,375. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 38.80% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

About A-Mark Precious Metals

A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a precious metals trading company worldwide. The company offers gold, silver, platinum, and palladium in the form of bars, plates, powder, wafers, grains, ingots, and coins, as well as distributes gold and silver coins and bars from sovereign and private mints.

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