News headlines about AZZ (NYSE:AZZ) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. AZZ earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.2260941619319 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.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
Several brokerages recently weighed in on AZZ. Zacks Investment Research lowered AZZ from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. Stifel Nicolaus cut their target price on AZZ from $56.00 to $52.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th.
AZZ (NYSE:AZZ) opened at $47.35 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53, a current ratio of 2.57 and a quick ratio of 1.43. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,230.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.04 and a beta of 1.55. AZZ has a 52-week low of $43.17 and a 52-week high of $61.55.
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AZZ Company Profile
AZZ Inc is a provider of galvanizing services, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment and engineered services to the power generation, transmission, distribution, refining and industrial markets. The Company operates through two segments: Energy segment and Galvanizing segment. Its Energy segment provides products and services designed to support industrial, nuclear and electrical applications.
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