Unisys Corporation (UIS) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.14
Media coverage about Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Unisys Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the information technology services provider an impact score of 47.3375626803754 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:
- Unisys Corporation (UIS) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Unisys Wins Gold at 2017 ITSMA Marketing Excellence Awards – PR Newswire (press release) (prnewswire.com)
- New Unisys Stealth microsegmentation security software released (voxy.co.nz)
- Latest Release of Unisys Stealth® Microsegmentation Security (scoop.co.nz)
Unisys Corporation (UIS) traded down $0.05 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $7.75. 508,000 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 536,060. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -0.38, a quick ratio of 1.33 and a current ratio of 1.37. The stock has a market cap of $391.17, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.35 and a beta of 1.91. Unisys Corporation has a 52-week low of $6.90 and a 52-week high of $16.70.
Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The information technology services provider reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.58) by $0.87. The company had revenue of $666.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $637.10 million. Unisys Corporation had a negative net margin of 4.30% and a negative return on equity of 5.32%. The firm’s revenue was down 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.41 EPS. equities research analysts forecast that Unisys Corporation will post 1.39 EPS for the current year.
Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on UIS shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Unisys Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. ValuEngine lowered shares of Unisys Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Loop Capital cut their target price on shares of Unisys Corporation from $12.00 to $9.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. BidaskClub raised shares of Unisys Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. set a $15.00 target price on shares of Unisys Corporation and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.00.
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Unisys Corporation Company Profile
Unisys Corporation (Unisys) is an information technology (IT) company. The Company operates through two segments: Services and Technology. The Company offers services, which include cloud and infrastructure services, application services and business process outsourcing services. In technology segment, the Company designs and develops software, servers and related products.
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