Media stories about Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Visteon Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the auto parts company an impact score of 46.1383518712493 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

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

VC has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Royal Bank Of Canada initiated coverage on Visteon Corporation in a report on Monday, May 15th. They set a “sector perform” rating and a $110.00 price target for the company. Morgan Stanley raised Visteon Corporation from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $115.00 price target for the company in a report on Friday, May 12th. UBS AG downgraded Visteon Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from $108.00 to $113.00 in a report on Monday, July 31st. BidaskClub downgraded Visteon Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 21st. Finally, BMO Capital Markets raised Visteon Corporation from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and decreased their price target for the stock from $96.00 to $85.00 in a report on Monday, June 26th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $113.00.

Shares of Visteon Corporation (NYSE VC) opened at 115.83 on Monday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $111.92 and a 200 day moving average price of $101.64. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.61 billion, a P/E ratio of 28.00 and a beta of 0.81. Visteon Corporation has a 12-month low of $64.95 and a 12-month high of $116.78.

Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The auto parts company reported $1.38 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.24 by $0.14. The business had revenue of $774 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $770.96 million. Visteon Corporation had a return on equity of 27.56% and a net margin of 4.35%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up .1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.22 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Visteon Corporation will post $6.11 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Visteon Corporation news, insider Matthew M. Cole sold 1,359 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $114.19, for a total value of $155,184.21. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 693 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $79,133.67. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, insider Sunil K. Bilolikar sold 2,394 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $110.93, for a total transaction of $265,566.42. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 300 shares in the company, valued at approximately $33,279. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.19% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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About Visteon Corporation

Visteon Corporation is a global automotive supplier that designs, engineers and manufactures electronics products for original equipment vehicle manufacturer (OEM), including Ford, Mazda, Nissan/Renault, General Motors, Honda BMW and Daimler. The Company operates through Electronics segment. The Electronics segment provides vehicle cockpit electronics products to customers, including instrument clusters, information displays, infotainment, audio systems, telematics solutions and head up displays.

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