News articles about Cooper Tire & Rubber (NYSE:CTB) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Cooper Tire & Rubber earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 45.6601028450594 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Cooper Tire & Rubber (NYSE:CTB) opened at $39.85 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,040.00, a PE ratio of 10.27 and a beta of 0.07. The company has a current ratio of 2.67, a quick ratio of 1.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24. Cooper Tire & Rubber has a 1-year low of $31.55 and a 1-year high of $44.50.

Cooper Tire & Rubber (NYSE:CTB) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 30th. The company reported $1.18 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.33. The company had revenue of $733.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $779.02 million. Cooper Tire & Rubber had a return on equity of 17.56% and a net margin of 7.18%. Cooper Tire & Rubber’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.04 EPS. research analysts anticipate that Cooper Tire & Rubber will post 3.22 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Friday, December 1st were issued a dividend of $0.105 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $0.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.05%. Cooper Tire & Rubber’s dividend payout ratio is 10.82%.

CTB has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Cooper Tire & Rubber from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. ValuEngine upgraded Cooper Tire & Rubber from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 30th. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 price target on shares of Cooper Tire & Rubber in a research report on Monday, December 11th. KeyCorp reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 price target on shares of Cooper Tire & Rubber in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, FBR & Co reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 price target on shares of Cooper Tire & Rubber in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $45.29.

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Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Profile

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company is a manufacturer and marketer of replacement tires. The Company specializes in the design, manufacture, marketing and sales of passenger car, light truck, medium truck, motorcycle, and racing tires. The Company operates through four segments: North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia.

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