News articles about A. Schulman (NASDAQ:SHLM) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. A. Schulman earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.4124245845737 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Several research analysts have commented on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of A. Schulman from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 17th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of A. Schulman from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, August 12th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of A. Schulman from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Finally, Longbow Research upgraded shares of A. Schulman from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 target price for the company in a report on Friday, August 25th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. A. Schulman presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $35.00.

A. Schulman (NASDAQ:SHLM) opened at 36.80 on Friday. A. Schulman has a one year low of $25.00 and a one year high of $39.85. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $31.97 and a 200 day moving average of $30.05. The firm’s market cap is $1.08 billion.

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About A. Schulman

A. Schulman, Inc is an international supplier of plastic formulations, resins and services, and provides solutions to its customers’ requirements through custom-formulated products. The Company’s customers span a range of markets, such as packaging, mobility, building and construction, electronics and electrical, agriculture, personal care and hygiene, custom services, and sports, home and leisure.

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