News articles about Ally Financial (NYSE:ALLY) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ally Financial earned a news impact score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.0155640498582 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Several research firms have recently commented on ALLY. Wells Fargo & Company assumed coverage on shares of Ally Financial in a research report on Friday, December 1st. They set an “outperform” rating and a $30.00 price target for the company. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Ally Financial from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Ally Financial from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 22nd. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Ally Financial in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Ally Financial in a research report on Friday, September 29th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, fourteen have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Ally Financial currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $28.00.

Ally Financial (NYSE:ALLY) traded up $0.21 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $28.70. 6,655,367 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,152,388. The company has a quick ratio of 1.21, a current ratio of 1.21 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.32. The stock has a market capitalization of $12,600.09, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.66, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.51 and a beta of 1.46. Ally Financial has a 1-year low of $18.11 and a 1-year high of $29.34.

Ally Financial (NYSE:ALLY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.57 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $1.46 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.46 billion. Ally Financial had a net margin of 14.75% and a return on equity of 7.72%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.56 earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that Ally Financial will post 2.27 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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About Ally Financial

Ally Financial Inc is a digital financial services company. The Company is a bank and financial holding company. Its segments include Automotive Finance operations, Insurance operations, Mortgage Finance operations, Corporate Finance operations, and Corporate and Other. The Automotive Finance operations segment provides the United States-based automotive financing services to consumers and automotive dealers, and automotive and equipment financing services to companies and municipalities.

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