Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) Share Price

News stories about NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NCR Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the information technology services provider an impact score of 47.5126499351816 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Shares of NCR Corporation (NYSE NCR) traded down $0.56 on Friday, hitting $30.84. The stock had a trading volume of 923,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,331,421. NCR Corporation has a 12-month low of $29.92 and a 12-month high of $49.90. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.86, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a current ratio of 1.42. The stock has a market cap of $3,824.52, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.35 and a beta of 1.83.

NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 19th. The information technology services provider reported $0.93 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.90 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $1.66 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.68 billion. NCR Corporation had a return on equity of 84.72% and a net margin of 5.11%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down .8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.87 EPS. research analysts forecast that NCR Corporation will post 3.14 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

NCR has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “buy” rating on shares of NCR Corporation in a research report on Sunday, July 16th. Compass Point began coverage on NCR Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. They set a “buy” rating and a $48.00 target price on the stock. Benchmark Co. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $55.00 target price on shares of NCR Corporation in a research note on Friday, July 21st. TheStreet raised NCR Corporation from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised NCR Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $47.57.

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About NCR Corporation

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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