News coverage about SPX FLOW (NYSE:FLOW) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 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. SPX FLOW earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.9976385776083 out of 100, indicating that recent media 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’s analysis:
A number of equities analysts have issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of SPX FLOW from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 18th. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc upgraded SPX FLOW from a “neutral” rating to a “positive” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus boosted their price objective on SPX FLOW from $47.00 to $49.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. SPX FLOW presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $38.00.
Shares of SPX FLOW (NYSE:FLOW) traded up 0.05% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $42.08. The stock had a trading volume of 140,629 shares. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $39.36 and its 200 day moving average price is $39.36. The firm has a market cap of $1.78 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 350.67 and a beta of 2.75. SPX FLOW has a 12 month low of $22.34 and a 12 month high of $43.26.
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About SPX FLOW
SPX FLOW, Inc is a global supplier of engineered solutions. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had operations in over 30 countries and sales in over 150 countries around the world. The Company operates in three business segments: Food and Beverage, Power and Energy, and Industrial. Its product portfolio of pumps, valves, mixers, filters, air dryers, hydraulic tools, homogenizers, separators and heat exchangers, along with the related aftermarket parts and services, supports global industries, including food and beverage, oil and gas, power generation, chemical processing, compressed air and mining.
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