Headlines about WABCO (NYSE:WBC) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing 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 positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. WABCO earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the auto parts company an impact score of 46.3966785218936 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of WABCO (NYSE WBC) traded down $0.36 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $140.11. The company had a trading volume of 376,463 shares, compared to its average volume of 319,078. The company has a market cap of $7,540.00, a P/E ratio of 25.34, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.23 and a beta of 1.76. WABCO has a 1-year low of $110.52 and a 1-year high of $162.20. The company has a current ratio of 3.00, a quick ratio of 2.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.99.

WBC has been the subject of several research reports. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $167.00 target price on shares of WABCO in a research report on Sunday, October 22nd. Citigroup lifted their target price on WABCO from $165.00 to $180.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Bank of America lifted their target price on WABCO from $160.00 to $170.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded WABCO from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $165.00 target price for the company in a research report on Saturday, January 6th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus set a $162.00 target price on WABCO and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twelve have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $160.67.

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WABCO Company Profile

WABCO Holdings Inc is a supplier of electronic, mechanical, electro-mechanical and aerodynamic products for various manufacturers of commercial trucks, buses and trailers, as well as passenger cars. The Company engineers, develops, manufactures and sells braking, stability, suspension and transmission automation and air management systems primarily for commercial vehicles.

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