Nord Anglia Education (NORD) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows
Press coverage about Nord Anglia Education (NYSE:NORD) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Nord Anglia Education earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.3042505125885 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Nord Anglia Education (NYSE NORD) opened at 32.57 on Thursday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $32.74 and a 200-day moving average price of $30.13. Nord Anglia Education has a one year low of $20.08 and a one year high of $33.15. The firm has a market cap of $3.39 billion, a P/E ratio of 57.75 and a beta of 0.96.
Nord Anglia Education (NYSE:NORD) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The company reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.28. The company had revenue of $272.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $273.27 million. Nord Anglia Education had a return on equity of 12.59% and a net margin of 4.26%. Nord Anglia Education’s revenue was up 7.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.28 earnings per share. Analysts predict that Nord Anglia Education will post $0.66 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Separately, BidaskClub upgraded Nord Anglia Education from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, June 17th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. Nord Anglia Education currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $29.57.
About Nord Anglia Education
Nord Anglia Education, Inc is an operator of international schools. As of August 31, 2016, the Company taught over 37,000 students, from kindergarten through the end of secondary school (K-12), at its 43 schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and North America. The Company’s segments include China, Europe, Middle East (ME), Southeast Asia (SEA), North America and Other.
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