News stories about Changyou (NASDAQ:CYOU) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Changyou earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the technology company an impact score of 46.3763874366769 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Shares of Changyou traded down $0.20, hitting $17.99, during midday trading on Monday, according to 3,982 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 267,111. Changyou has a 52-week low of $17.07 and a 52-week high of $44.55. The firm has a market cap of $958.94 million, a P/E ratio of 8.81, a P/E/G ratio of 1.25 and a beta of 0.85.

Changyou (NASDAQ:CYOU) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 25th. The technology company reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $137.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $129.09 million. Changyou had a return on equity of 5.07% and a net margin of 11.01%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 14.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.66 earnings per share. research analysts expect that Changyou will post 0.94 earnings per share for the current year.

Several research analysts have recently commented on CYOU shares. Deutsche Bank lowered Changyou to a “hold” rating and set a $32.00 price target for the company. in a research report on Monday, April 23rd. BidaskClub upgraded Changyou from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 11th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Changyou from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 3rd. TheStreet lowered Changyou from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 25th. Finally, Morgan Stanley started coverage on Changyou in a research report on Wednesday, March 28th. They set a “sell” rating and a $28.00 price target for the company. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and one has assigned a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Sell” and a consensus price target of $35.86.

About Changyou Limited develops and operates online games in the People's Republic of China. The company operates through Online Game, Platform Channel, and Others segments. It develops, operates, and licenses online games, including interactive online games that are accessed and played simultaneously by various game players through personal computers; and mobile games played on mobile devices.

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