Brink’s Company (The) (BCO) Earns Media Sentiment Score of 0.07
Press coverage about Brink’s Company (The) (NYSE:BCO) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative news 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 one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Brink’s Company (The) earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 45.6809026187286 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Brink’s Company (The) (BCO) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $821.65 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Brink’s Company (The) (BCO) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.75 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Brink’s Company (The) — Moody’s says Brink’s Ba1 CFR and Ba2 sr uns notes rating unchanged on bond deal upsize (finance.yahoo.com)
- Brink’s Prices $600 Million Senior Notes Offering (finance.yahoo.com)
- Financial Survey: The Advisory Board (ABCO) vs. Brink’s Company (The) (BCO) (americanbankingnews.com)
BCO has been the subject of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Brink’s Company (The) from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, September 18th. ValuEngine raised shares of Brink’s Company (The) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Imperial Capital lifted their price target on shares of Brink’s Company (The) from $65.00 to $72.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Monday, July 17th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $86.00.
Shares of Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO) opened at 84.00 on Monday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $80.04 and a 200 day moving average of $68.36. The firm has a market cap of $4.24 billion, a P/E ratio of 50.00 and a beta of 1.70. Brink’s Company has a 52-week low of $36.24 and a 52-week high of $84.80.
Brink’s Company (The) (NYSE:BCO) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. The business services provider reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.46 by $0.18. The business had revenue of $806.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $730.87 million. Brink’s Company (The) had a return on equity of 34.49% and a net margin of 2.73%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.38 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts expect that Brink’s Company will post $3.02 earnings per share for the current year.
In other news, Director Peter A. Feld sold 27,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $80.83, for a total transaction of $2,182,410.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, SVP Mcalister C. Marshall II sold 13,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $76.96, for a total value of $1,038,960.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 501,415 shares of company stock valued at $38,681,954. 10.40% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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Brink’s Company (The) Company Profile
The Brink’s Company (Brink’s) is a provider of logistics and security solutions. The Company operates through nine segments: U.S., France, Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Latin America, EMEA, Asia and Payment Services. The Company’s solutions include cash-in-transit (CIT), automated teller machine (ATM) replenishment and maintenance, cash management services, including vault outsourcing, money processing, and intelligent safe services, international transportation of valuables, and payment services.
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