Media stories about VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. VWR Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the medical research company an impact score of 46.8291529142317 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Several equities analysts have recently commented on VWR shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of VWR Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday. BidaskClub upgraded shares of VWR Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Finally, William Blair lowered shares of VWR Corporation from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Monday, May 15th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. VWR Corporation currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $30.50.

Shares of VWR Corporation (NASDAQ VWR) traded down 0.24% during trading on Monday, hitting $33.00. 458,810 shares of the stock traded hands. The firm has a market cap of $4.35 billion, a PE ratio of 30.56 and a beta of 1.19. The company’s 50 day moving average is $33.00 and its 200 day moving average is $30.72. VWR Corporation has a 52-week low of $24.42 and a 52-week high of $37.25.

VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 31st. The medical research company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.04. VWR Corporation had a return on equity of 15.54% and a net margin of 3.12%. The company had revenue of $1.18 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.16 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.42 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts predict that VWR Corporation will post $1.87 EPS for the current year.

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VWR Corporation Company Profile

VWR Corporation is a provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers. The Company offers a portfolio of branded and private label laboratory products, services and solutions to the life science, general research and applied markets. The Company operates in two segments: Americas and EMEA-APAC.

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