News articles about Quanta Services (NYSE:PWR) have trended positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Quanta Services earned a daily sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the construction company an impact score of 46.4469430269504 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

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

Shares of Quanta Services (NYSE:PWR) traded up $0.71 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $34.43. The company had a trading volume of 1,350,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,490,000. The stock has a market capitalization of $5,330.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.61, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.75 and a beta of 0.79. Quanta Services has a 52 week low of $30.23 and a 52 week high of $40.10. The company has a quick ratio of 1.80, a current ratio of 1.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20.

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on PWR shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Quanta Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. Citigroup set a $47.00 price target on Quanta Services and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Robert W. Baird upped their price target on Quanta Services from $39.00 to $41.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and issued a $45.00 price target on shares of Quanta Services in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, B. Riley upped their price target on Quanta Services from $45.00 to $48.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $45.33.

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About Quanta Services

Quanta Services, Inc is a provider of specialty contracting services, offering infrastructure solutions primarily to the electric power and oil and gas industries in the United States, Canada and Australia and selected other international markets. The Company operates through two segments: Electric Power Infrastructure Services, which provides network solutions to customers in the electric power industry, and Oil and Gas Infrastructure Services, which provides network solutions to customers involved in the development and transportation of natural gas, oil and other pipeline products.

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