Media headlines about SAP SE (NYSE:SAP) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SAP SE earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the software maker an impact score of 45.0799076058309 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

A number of research analysts have issued reports on SAP shares. CIBC boosted their target price on SAP SE from $107.00 to $115.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, June 12th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $115.00 target price (up from $107.00) on shares of SAP SE in a research note on Friday, June 9th. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “sell” rating and issued a $75.00 target price on shares of SAP SE in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a “buy” rating on shares of SAP SE in a research note on Monday, June 26th. Finally, Berenberg Bank started coverage on SAP SE in a research note on Wednesday, August 23rd. They issued a “buy” rating for the company. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. SAP SE currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $95.69.

SAP SE (SAP) traded down 0.56% on Tuesday, hitting $104.78. The stock had a trading volume of 923,093 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $125.62 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.05 and a beta of 1.12. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $105.21 and a 200-day moving average price of $101.43. SAP SE has a 52 week low of $80.93 and a 52 week high of $108.72.

SAP SE announced that its board has approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, July 20th that permits the company to buyback outstanding shares. This buyback authorization permits the software maker to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically an indication that the company’s leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

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About SAP SE

SAP SE (SAP) is a software and service provider. The Company offers enterprise application software. The Company operates through two segments: Applications, Technology & Services segment, and the SAP Business Network segment. The Applications, Technology & Services segment is engaged in the sale of software licenses, subscriptions to its cloud applications, and related services (primarily support services and various professional services, and support services, as well as implementation services of its software products and education services on the use of its products).

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