Media coverage about Worldpay (NYSE:WP) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Worldpay earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 45.6119455262661 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Several equities research analysts recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Worldpay from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, January 26th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. began coverage on shares of Worldpay in a research report on Friday, January 19th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $89.00 target price on the stock. Credit Suisse Group began coverage on shares of Worldpay in a report on Monday, January 22nd. They set an “outperform” rating for the company. Cantor Fitzgerald restated an “overweight” rating and set a $89.00 price target on shares of Worldpay in a report on Monday, January 22nd. Finally, Morgan Stanley began coverage on shares of Worldpay in a report on Monday, January 22nd. They set an “overweight” rating and a $93.00 price target for the company. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, twenty-seven have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Worldpay has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $82.80.

Worldpay (NYSE WP) traded up $0.77 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $74.29. 2,723,655 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,920,331. The company has a market cap of $13,290.96, a price-to-earnings ratio of 51.23, a P/E/G ratio of 1.50 and a beta of 0.64. The company has a quick ratio of 0.72, a current ratio of 0.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 7.45. Worldpay has a 12 month low of $59.10 and a 12 month high of $82.07.

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Worldpay Company Profile

Worldpay, Inc, formerly Vantiv, Inc, is a holding company. The Company conducts its operations through its subsidiary, Vantiv Holding, LLC. The Company is a payment processor. The Company’s segments include Merchant Services and Financial Institution Services. The Company offers a range of payment processing services that enable its clients to meet their payment processing needs through a single provider.

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