News coverage about Gibraltar Industries (NASDAQ:ROCK) has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Gibraltar Industries earned a news impact score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the construction company an impact score of 48.7868666954306 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on ROCK shares. TheStreet raised shares of Gibraltar Industries from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $39.00 target price on shares of Gibraltar Industries in a report on Sunday, October 15th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Gibraltar Industries from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Gibraltar Industries from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $42.00.

Shares of Gibraltar Industries (NASDAQ:ROCK) traded down $0.65 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $30.50. 312,600 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 250,207. Gibraltar Industries has a 1-year low of $25.61 and a 1-year high of $48.05. The company has a quick ratio of 1.93, a current ratio of 2.36 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41. The stock has a market capitalization of $987.09, a PE ratio of 19.47 and a beta of 1.78.

Gibraltar Industries (NASDAQ:ROCK) last announced its earnings results on Friday, November 3rd. The construction company reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.56 by $0.11. Gibraltar Industries had a net margin of 3.08% and a return on equity of 10.77%. The business had revenue of $274.57 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $275.80 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.55 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts forecast that Gibraltar Industries will post 1.64 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Gibraltar Industries Company Profile

Gibraltar Industries, Inc is a manufacturer and distributor of building products for industrial, transportation infrastructure, residential housing, renewable energy and resource conservation markets. The Company’s segments include Residential Products; Industrial and Infrastructure Products, and Renewable Energy and Conservation.

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