Ralph C. Derrickson Purchases 10,000 Shares of BSQUARE Co. (NASDAQ:BSQR) Stock

BSQUARE Co. (NASDAQ:BSQR) CEO Ralph C. Derrickson acquired 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 20th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $1.39 per share, with a total value of $13,900.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 6,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $9,035. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Shares of BSQR stock traded up $0.03 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $1.37. The stock had a trading volume of 105 shares, compared to its average volume of 42,300. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is $1.04 and its 200 day simple moving average is $1.24. The company has a current ratio of 1.71, a quick ratio of 1.71 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12. BSQUARE Co. has a 12 month low of $0.83 and a 12 month high of $1.64. The firm has a market capitalization of $18.08 million, a PE ratio of -2.58 and a beta of 1.61.

BSQUARE (NASDAQ:BSQR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May 11th. The software maker reported ($0.04) EPS for the quarter. BSQUARE had a negative net margin of 11.18% and a negative return on equity of 42.72%. The firm had revenue of $16.73 million during the quarter.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in BSQUARE stock. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its stake in shares of BSQUARE Co. (NASDAQ:BSQR) by 2.0% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 954,023 shares of the software maker’s stock after purchasing an additional 18,344 shares during the quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC owned 7.35% of BSQUARE worth $1,326,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). 19.05% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Separately, ValuEngine lowered shares of BSQUARE from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 27th.

About BSQUARE

BSQUARE Corporation provides software solutions and related engineering services to businesses that develop, market, and sell standalone intelligent systems in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company offers DataV software solution, which addresses various business use cases specific to Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications, including predictive failure, adaptive diagnostics, and IIoT device management.

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