Headlines about Mylan (NASDAQ:MYL) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Mylan earned a coverage optimism score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 45.4456873459222 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

Shares of Mylan (MYL) traded down $0.42 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $36.99. 5,680,008 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 5,950,568. The firm has a market capitalization of $20,084.17, a PE ratio of 7.97, a P/E/G ratio of 2.05 and a beta of 1.38. Mylan has a 52-week low of $29.39 and a 52-week high of $45.87. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.05, a current ratio of 1.46 and a quick ratio of 0.95.

Mylan (NASDAQ:MYL) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The company reported $1.10 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.20 by ($0.10). Mylan had a return on equity of 20.63% and a net margin of 7.28%. The firm had revenue of $2.99 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3.09 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.38 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts forecast that Mylan will post 4.56 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on MYL shares. Citigroup raised shares of Mylan from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their target price for the stock from $36.00 to $42.00 in a research note on Wednesday, August 16th. UBS reissued a “buy” rating and set a $46.00 target price (down previously from $50.00) on shares of Mylan in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Mizuho reissued a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 target price (down previously from $53.00) on shares of Mylan in a research note on Sunday, August 20th. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating and set a $45.00 target price on shares of Mylan in a research note on Friday, September 29th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Mylan from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company. Mylan currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $41.49.

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About Mylan

Mylan N.V. is a global pharmaceutical company. The Company develops, licenses, manufactures, markets and distributes generic and branded generic products for resale by others; specialty pharmaceuticals, and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). It operates through two segments: Generics and Specialty.

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