News headlines about Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE:AQUA) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Evoqua Water Technologies earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 45.4788026992779 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
AQUA has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on Evoqua Water Technologies in a report on Monday, November 27th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $23.00 target price for the company. Cowen initiated coverage on Evoqua Water Technologies in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $24.00 target price for the company. Raymond James Financial initiated coverage on Evoqua Water Technologies in a report on Monday, November 27th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $25.00 target price for the company. Citigroup started coverage on Evoqua Water Technologies in a report on Monday, November 27th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $26.00 target price for the company. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co started coverage on Evoqua Water Technologies in a research note on Thursday. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $23.00 price target for the company. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $23.88.
Shares of Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE:AQUA) traded up $0.47 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $22.50. The stock had a trading volume of 1,012,923 shares, compared to its average volume of 692,443. Evoqua Water Technologies has a 12 month low of $19.10 and a 12 month high of $23.22.
In other Evoqua Water Technologies news, CEO Ronald C. Keating bought 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 6th. The shares were bought at an average price of $18.00 per share, for a total transaction of $54,000.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, CFO Benedict J. Stas bought 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 6th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $18.00 per share, for a total transaction of $36,000.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last three months, insiders bought 6,000 shares of company stock valued at $108,000.
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Evoqua Water Technologies Company Profile
Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. is focused on providing water treatment solutions. The Company is offering services, systems and technologies to support customers’ full water lifecycle needs. The Company offers a comprehensive portfolio of differentiated, proprietary technology solutions. The Company operates through three segments Industrial, Municipal and Products.
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