Image Sensing Systems develops image processing products for advanced traffic management systems and traffic data collection. The company has garnered interest following a police officer's fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson.
The shooting sparked weeks of protests and civil unrest. More than 147,000 citizens have signed a White House petition to demand legislation that would require state, county and local police to wear cameras while on duty.
More than 19.7 million shares had changed hands as of 11:47 a.m., which dwarfed the average volume of 766,100.
Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates IMAGE SENSING SYSTEMS INC as a "sell" with a ratings score of D. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:
"We rate IMAGE SENSING SYSTEMS INC (ISNS) a SELL. This is driven by a number of negative factors, which we believe should have a greater impact than any strengths, and could make it more difficult for investors to achieve positive results compared to most of the stocks we cover. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself."
Highlights from the analysis by TheStreet Ratings Team goes as follows: