NCR (NCR) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows
News stories about NCR (NYSE:NCR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. NCR earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the information technology services provider an impact score of 46.038838540777 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Back pay dispute with Spain, UK takes centre stage at forum Tuesday (m.jamaicaobserver.com)
- Patients, health groups demand regulation of healthcare charges (newindianexpress.com)
- ‘Pari’ screamer 5: Anushka Sharma arrives as the “devil” this Holi (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)
- NCR Joins Executive Council of the Business Analytics Center of the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business (finance.yahoo.com)
- BRIEF-Stelco Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2017 Results (feeds.reuters.com)
NCR has been the subject of a number of research reports. ValuEngine upgraded NCR from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Benchmark reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $44.00 price objective on shares of NCR in a research report on Wednesday, February 7th. TheStreet lowered NCR from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Friday, February 9th. Morgan Stanley lowered their price objective on NCR from $41.00 to $40.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, February 9th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded NCR from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $45.25.
NCR (NYSE:NCR) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The information technology services provider reported $0.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.87 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $1.78 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.75 billion. NCR had a return on equity of 80.11% and a net margin of 3.56%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.07 EPS. equities research analysts predict that NCR will post 3.34 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other news, EVP J. Robert Ciminera sold 1,937 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.36, for a total transaction of $72,366.32. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 6,802 shares in the company, valued at approximately $254,122.72. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 1.00% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
NCR Company Profile
NCR Corporation is a provider of Omni-channel technology solutions that enable businesses connect, interact and transact with their customers. The Company operates through three segments: Software, Services and Hardware. It sells a portfolio of hardware, software and services that combine to provide businesses with solutions.
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