Media headlines about A. Schulman (NASDAQ:SHLM) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. A. Schulman earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.6582480094335 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

A. Schulman (NASDAQ SHLM) opened at $38.00 on Friday. A. Schulman has a 12 month low of $25.00 and a 12 month high of $39.85. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,119.52, a PE ratio of 21.69, a PEG ratio of 1.87 and a beta of 1.58. The company has a quick ratio of 1.09, a current ratio of 1.68 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.28.

A. Schulman (NASDAQ:SHLM) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The basic materials company reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $646.65 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $624.91 million. A. Schulman had a return on equity of 31.20% and a net margin of 1.35%. A. Schulman’s quarterly revenue was up 7.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.47 earnings per share. research analysts anticipate that A. Schulman will post 2.07 EPS for the current year.

SHLM has been the subject of several research analyst reports. TheStreet upgraded A. Schulman from a “c-” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. Longbow Research upgraded A. Schulman from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Friday, August 25th. ValuEngine upgraded A. Schulman from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 12th. SunTrust Banks restated a “hold” rating on shares of A. Schulman in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded A. Schulman from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 5th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $39.00.

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A. Schulman Company Profile

A. Schulman, Inc is an international supplier of plastic formulations, resins and services, and provides solutions to its customers’ requirements through custom-formulated products. The Company’s customers span a range of markets, such as packaging, mobility, building and construction, electronics and electrical, agriculture, personal care and hygiene, custom services, and sports, home and leisure.

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