Media stories about Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Viad Corp earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.4142224505856 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

A number of research firms have recently commented on VVI. Zacks Investment Research lowered Viad Corp from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. BidaskClub raised Viad Corp from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th.

Shares of Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI) traded up $0.45 during trading on Friday, reaching $55.95. The company had a trading volume of 61,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 87,010. Viad Corp has a 1-year low of $42.05 and a 1-year high of $61.85. The firm has a market cap of $1,132.84, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.04 and a beta of 0.51. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13, a quick ratio of 0.60 and a current ratio of 0.71.

Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The business services provider reported $1.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.31 by $0.02. Viad Corp had a return on equity of 13.91% and a net margin of 5.86%. The business had revenue of $339.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $327.59 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.74 EPS. Viad Corp’s revenue for the quarter was down 11.3% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts anticipate that Viad Corp will post 2.59 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Viad Corp Company Profile

Viad Corp is an international experiential services company. The Company operates through two main business groups: GES, which is a live event service provider to some of the visible and influential events and global brands, and Pursuit, which is a collection of destination travel experiences. GES conducts its operations through two geographical segments: GES U.S., which has full-service operations in exhibition market in the United States, including Las Vegas, Nevada; Chicago, Illinois; Orlando, Florida; New York, New York, and Los Angeles, California, and GES International, which had full-service operations at many of the event destinations and venues.

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