News coverage about NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NCR Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the information technology services provider an impact score of 45.7290162084543 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

NCR Corporation (NYSE NCR) opened at 37.53 on Monday. NCR Corporation has a 12-month low of $29.83 and a 12-month high of $49.90. The company has a 50 day moving average of $36.33 and a 200-day moving average of $39.66. The stock has a market cap of $4.56 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.12 and a beta of 1.91.

NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. The information technology services provider reported $0.80 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $1.59 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.61 billion. NCR Corporation had a return on equity of 87.62% and a net margin of 4.90%. NCR Corporation’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.72 earnings per share. Equities analysts forecast that NCR Corporation will post $3.37 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on NCR. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of NCR Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of NCR Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. TheStreet raised shares of NCR Corporation from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Thursday, July 20th. Benchmark Co. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $55.00 price target on shares of NCR Corporation in a report on Friday, July 21st. Finally, Compass Point began coverage on shares of NCR Corporation in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. They set a “buy” rating and a $48.00 price target on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $47.67.

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About NCR Corporation

NCR Corporation is a provider of Omni-channel technology solutions that enable businesses connect, interact and transact with their customers. The Company operates through three segments: Software, Services and Hardware. It sells a portfolio of hardware, software and services that combine to provide businesses with solutions.

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