Unisys Corporation (UIS) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.28
Media headlines about Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Unisys Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the information technology services provider an impact score of 44.7846730325642 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Unisys Announces Date of Third-Quarter 2017 Financial Results and Conference Call – Markets Insider (markets.businessinsider.com)
- BRIEF-Unisys Corp & its units entered into revolving credit facility providing for loans & letters of credit up to $125.0 mln (feeds.reuters.com)
- Unisys Rises in Annual IDC Government Insights Federal IT Rankings (finance.yahoo.com)
- Unisys Appoints Eduardo Almeida as Vice President and General Manager for Latin America – Markets Insider (markets.businessinsider.com)
Shares of Unisys Corporation (UIS) remained flat at $8.80 during mid-day trading on Friday. The stock had a trading volume of 181,972 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $8.04 and a 200 day moving average of $11.10. Unisys Corporation has a 52 week low of $6.90 and a 52 week high of $16.70. The stock’s market cap is $444.13 million.
Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 1st. The information technology services provider reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.37 by ($0.34). The business had revenue of $666.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $674.55 million. Unisys Corporation had a negative return on equity of 5.94% and a negative net margin of 3.81%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 11.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.81 EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that Unisys Corporation will post ($1.94) earnings per share for the current year.
Several brokerages have commented on UIS. BidaskClub lowered shares of Unisys Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Unisys Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. SunTrust Banks, Inc. set a $15.00 price objective on shares of Unisys Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Unisys Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Unisys Corporation has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $15.00.
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About Unisys Corporation
Unisys Corporation (Unisys) is an information technology (IT) company. The Company operates through two segments: Services and Technology. The Company offers services, which include cloud and infrastructure services, application services and business process outsourcing services. In technology segment, the Company designs and develops software, servers and related products.
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