Media coverage about Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica (NYSE:ERJ) has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the aerospace company an impact score of 46.3467655073519 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica (NYSE ERJ) opened at 22.71 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $16.69 billion, a P/E ratio of 61.88 and a beta of 0.34. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $22.78 and its 200-day moving average is $20.71. Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica has a 12-month low of $17.06 and a 12-month high of $24.95.

Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica (NYSE:ERJ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July 28th. The aerospace company reported $0.67 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.18. The company had revenue of $1.77 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.62 billion. Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica had a net margin of 4.15% and a return on equity of 11.02%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 29.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.24 earnings per share. Analysts predict that Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica will post $1.62 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a special dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 16th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 20th will be issued a $0.0516 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 19th. This is a boost from Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica’s previous special dividend of $0.05. Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica’s dividend payout ratio is 17.48%.

ERJ has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 20th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Cowen and Company reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $24.00 target price on shares of Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) downgraded shares of Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating and cut their target price for the stock from $26.00 to $18.00 in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 25th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $20.50.

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