News stories about Elbit Systems (NASDAQ:ESLT) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of 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 negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Elbit Systems earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the aerospace company an impact score of 46.2250123703186 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Elbit Systems (NASDAQ ESLT) traded down $1.85 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $144.24. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 51,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 32,803. Elbit Systems has a one year low of $98.42 and a one year high of $153.13. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15, a quick ratio of 0.84 and a current ratio of 1.29. The firm has a market capitalization of $6,245.06, a PE ratio of 23.95 and a beta of 0.62.

Elbit Systems (NASDAQ:ESLT) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 15th. The aerospace company reported $1.61 earnings per share for the quarter. Elbit Systems had a return on equity of 16.38% and a net margin of 7.23%. The company had revenue of $818.30 million for the quarter. analysts anticipate that Elbit Systems will post 6.85 earnings per share for the current year.

ESLT has been the topic of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Elbit Systems from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $176.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. BidaskClub cut Elbit Systems from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. ValuEngine cut Elbit Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Standpoint Research cut Elbit Systems from an “accumulate” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Elbit Systems currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $143.00.

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Elbit Systems Company Profile

Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international technology company engaged in a range of programs across the world. The Company develops and supplies a portfolio of airborne, land and naval systems and products for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications. Its systems and products are installed on new platforms, and it also performs platform modernization programs.

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