Media headlines about CAI International (NYSE:CAI) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. CAI International earned a daily sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the transportation company an impact score of 47.35960436652 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

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

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised CAI International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 2nd. ValuEngine cut CAI International from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Monday, July 16th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $35.60.

NYSE CAI opened at $26.94 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $510.65 million, a PE ratio of 9.39, a PEG ratio of 0.88 and a beta of 2.38. The company has a current ratio of 0.48, a quick ratio of 0.48 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.93. CAI International has a 1-year low of $19.35 and a 1-year high of $40.11.

CAI International (NYSE:CAI) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 31st. The transportation company reported $0.90 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.91 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $105.71 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $100.70 million. CAI International had a net margin of 23.77% and a return on equity of 13.16%. CAI International’s quarterly revenue was up 27.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.65 earnings per share. analysts forecast that CAI International will post 3.77 EPS for the current fiscal year.

About CAI International

CAI International, Inc operates as transportation finance and logistics company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Container Leasing, Rail Leasing, and Logistics. It leases, re-leases, and disposes equipment; and contracts for the repair, repositioning, and storage of equipment.

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