News headlines about Nexeo Solutions (NASDAQ:NXEO) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Nexeo Solutions earned a daily sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.364566934002 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Nexeo Solutions (NASDAQ:NXEO) opened at $9.94 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $892.93, a PE ratio of 52.32, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.02 and a beta of 0.37. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 60.15, a quick ratio of 1.32 and a current ratio of 1.94. Nexeo Solutions has a one year low of $6.74 and a one year high of $10.13.

Nexeo Solutions (NASDAQ:NXEO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, December 6th. The basic materials company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.16 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $981.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $881.70 million. Nexeo Solutions had a net margin of 0.40% and a return on equity of 20.02%. equities analysts expect that Nexeo Solutions will post 0.58 EPS for the current year.

NXEO has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Nexeo Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, September 16th. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and set a $8.50 price target on shares of Nexeo Solutions in a research note on Friday, September 15th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Nexeo Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Finally, SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 price target on shares of Nexeo Solutions in a research note on Friday, November 10th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. Nexeo Solutions presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $9.33.

In other Nexeo Solutions news, insider Brian Herington purchased 50,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 12th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $8.35 per share, for a total transaction of $417,500.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 0.57% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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About Nexeo Solutions

Nexeo Solutions Inc, formerly WL Ross Holding Corp., is global distributor of chemicals products in North America and Asia, and plastics products in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia. The Company provides services, such as custom blending, packaging and re-packaging, private-label manufacturing and product testing in the form of chemical analysis, product performance analysis and product development.

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