Media coverage about VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. VWR Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the medical research company an impact score of 46.6491036600042 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Shares of VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR) remained flat at $$33.25 during trading hours on Friday. 2,797,900 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 983,321. VWR Corporation has a twelve month low of $24.42 and a twelve month high of $37.25. The firm has a market cap of $4,380.00 and a PE ratio of 17.32. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09, a current ratio of 1.25 and a quick ratio of 0.79.

VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The medical research company reported $0.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.08. VWR Corporation had a return on equity of 15.90% and a net margin of 3.27%. The business had revenue of $1.20 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.16 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.44 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.2% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that VWR Corporation will post 1.85 earnings per share for the current year.

VWR has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered VWR Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. BidaskClub lowered VWR Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, September 2nd. Finally, ValuEngine lowered VWR Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $31.67.

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About VWR Corporation

VWR Corporation is a provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers. The Company offers a portfolio of branded and private label laboratory products, services and solutions to the life science, general research and applied markets. The Company operates in two segments: Americas and EMEA-APAC.

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