Headlines about OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE:OMN) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. OMNOVA Solutions earned a news sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 45.7949617033995 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE:OMN) traded up $0.10 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $9.90. 297,200 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 137,276. OMNOVA Solutions has a twelve month low of $8.10 and a twelve month high of $11.60. The firm has a market cap of $444.62, a P/E ratio of 16.50, a P/E/G ratio of 1.43 and a beta of 2.18. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.78, a current ratio of 2.38 and a quick ratio of 1.71.

OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE:OMN) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, September 28th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $200.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $203.12 million. OMNOVA Solutions had a negative net margin of 0.78% and a positive return on equity of 22.71%. OMNOVA Solutions’s revenue was up 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.14 EPS. equities research analysts anticipate that OMNOVA Solutions will post 0.62 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on OMN shares. KeyCorp reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of OMNOVA Solutions in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of OMNOVA Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $12.00 target price on shares of OMNOVA Solutions in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of OMNOVA Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of OMNOVA Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $11.67.

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OMNOVA Solutions Company Profile

OMNOVA Solutions Inc is a provider of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals and engineered surfaces for commercial, industrial and residential end uses. The Company’s segments include Performance Chemicals and Engineered Surfaces. The Performance Chemicals segment produces a range of emulsion polymers and specialty chemicals based on styrene butadiene, styrene butadiene acrylonitrile, styrene butadiene vinyl pyridine, nitrile butadiene, polyvinyl acetate, acrylic, styrene acrylic, vinyl acrylic, glyoxal, fluorochemical and bio-based chemistries.

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