Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Sunrun (RUN) Share Price
News stories about Sunrun (NASDAQ:RUN) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Sunrun earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the energy company an impact score of 45.9287062786058 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Vancouver Weather: Sunny and highs of 14 C for Vancouver Sun Run (vancouversun.com)
- Investor’s Watch: Sunrun Inc Cmn Stk (RUN) (emnnews.com)
- Numerous road closures during Vancouver Sun Run this weekend (dailyhive.com)
- Like mother, like son for six Sun Run participants (vancouversun.com)
- Sunrun (RUN) Upgraded to Strong-Buy by BidaskClub (americanbankingnews.com)
RUN has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Bank of America cut shares of Sunrun from a “buy” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Friday, April 6th. BidaskClub raised shares of Sunrun from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Saturday. Goldman Sachs upped their target price on shares of Sunrun from $10.00 to $12.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, April 6th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Sunrun from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Finally, Guggenheim reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $12.00 target price on shares of Sunrun in a research note on Thursday, April 12th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $9.98.
Sunrun (NASDAQ:RUN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March 6th. The energy company reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.37 by ($0.12). The firm had revenue of $146.44 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $133.62 million. Sunrun had a net margin of 23.51% and a return on equity of 8.54%. research analysts anticipate that Sunrun will post 1.11 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other Sunrun news, CEO Lynn Michelle Jurich sold 36,522 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, April 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.50, for a total value of $310,437.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 2,912,115 shares in the company, valued at $24,752,977.50. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. 24.13% of the stock is owned by insiders.
Sunrun Company Profile
Sunrun Inc is engaged in the design, development, installation, sale, ownership and maintenance of residential solar energy systems (Projects) in the United States. The Company is engaged in providing solar energy services and products to its customers. As of December 31, 2016, it operated a fleet of residential solar energy systems in the United States, with approximately 134,000 customers across 16 states, as well as the District of Columbia.
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