News articles about Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Sealed Air Corporation earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.9834781430681 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Shares of Sealed Air Corporation (SEE) opened at 44.82 on Friday. Sealed Air Corporation has a 52-week low of $41.74 and a 52-week high of $50.62. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $44.93 and its 200-day moving average price is $44.89. The stock has a market cap of $8.52 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.16 and a beta of 1.16.

Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The industrial products company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $1.07 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.06 billion. Sealed Air Corporation had a net margin of 6.81% and a return on equity of 84.32%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.65 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Sealed Air Corporation will post $1.82 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 1st will be issued a $0.16 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 30th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.43%. Sealed Air Corporation’s payout ratio is 33.16%.

A number of brokerages have recently commented on SEE. UBS AG set a $49.00 price objective on Sealed Air Corporation and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $45.00 price objective on shares of Sealed Air Corporation in a research report on Friday, June 9th. BidaskClub raised Sealed Air Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 16th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $44.00 price objective on shares of Sealed Air Corporation in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $55.00 price objective on shares of Sealed Air Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Sealed Air Corporation has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $49.27.

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About Sealed Air Corporation

Sealed Air Corporation is engaged in food safety and security, facility hygiene and product protection business. The Company’s segments are Food Care, Diversey Care, Product Care and Other (includes Corporate, Medical Applications and New Ventures businesses). The Food Care segment focuses on providing a range of integrated system solutions.

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