News headlines about The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. The Valspar Corp earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 83 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is very likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

Shares of The Valspar Corp (NYSE VAL) remained flat at $112.99 during mid-day trading on Friday. The stock had a trading volume of 4,673,480 shares. The Valspar Corp has a 12-month low of $97.62 and a 12-month high of $113.07. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $112.73 and its 200-day moving average price is $110.34.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded The Valspar Corp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 16th.

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About The Valspar Corp

The Valspar Corporation is engaged in developing, manufacturing and distributing a range of coatings, paints and related products. The Company operates through two segments: Coatings and Paints. The Coatings segment includes its industrial product lines and packaging product line. The Company offers decorative and protective coatings for metal, wood and plastic primarily for sale to original equipment manufacturing (OEM) customers in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America.

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