News coverage about James Hardie Industries PLC. (NYSE:JHX) has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. James Hardie Industries PLC. earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the construction company an impact score of 44.7398525640978 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Separately, BidaskClub upgraded James Hardie Industries PLC. from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, August 19th.

James Hardie Industries PLC. (NYSE JHX) opened at 13.80 on Friday. James Hardie Industries PLC. has a one year low of $13.55 and a one year high of $17.28. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $14.16 and a 200 day moving average price of $15.14. The company has a market cap of $6.08 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.69 and a beta of 1.15.

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About James Hardie Industries PLC.

James Hardie Industries Plc is a manufacturer of fiber cement products and systems for internal and external building construction applications in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and the Philippines. The Company’s operating segments are North America and Europe Fiber Cement, and Asia Pacific Fiber Cement.

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