Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Mantech International (MANT) Share Price

News headlines about Mantech International (NASDAQ:MANT) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Mantech International earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the technology company an impact score of 45.6964058453561 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

A number of research firms have weighed in on MANT. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Mantech International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $58.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. Loop Capital raised their target price on shares of Mantech International to $60.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. BidaskClub lowered shares of Mantech International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, January 13th. Maxim Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $47.00 target price (up from $44.00) on shares of Mantech International in a research note on Wednesday, September 20th. Finally, Cowen reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $49.00 target price on shares of Mantech International in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $47.86.

Shares of Mantech International (MANT) opened at $52.14 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $2,023.74, a P/E ratio of 34.08, a PEG ratio of 3.61 and a beta of 0.97. Mantech International has a 1-year low of $33.50 and a 1-year high of $53.29.

Mantech International (NASDAQ:MANT) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The technology company reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $422.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $427.44 million. Mantech International had a net margin of 3.61% and a return on equity of 4.73%. The business’s revenue was up 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.38 EPS. research analysts forecast that Mantech International will post 1.56 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 22nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 8th were issued a dividend of $0.21 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 7th. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.61%. Mantech International’s dividend payout ratio is currently 27.45%.

In other news, Director Mary K. Bush sold 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $50.45, for a total transaction of $50,450.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 7,540 shares in the company, valued at approximately $380,393. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider Daniel J. Keefe sold 6,500 shares of Mantech International stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $49.85, for a total transaction of $324,025.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 6,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $324,025. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 65,500 shares of company stock valued at $3,206,080 in the last 90 days. Insiders own 35.06% of the company’s stock.

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Mantech International Company Profile

ManTech International Corporation provides technologies and solutions for national security programs for the intelligence community; the departments of Defense, State, Homeland Security, Health and Human Services, Veteran Affairs and Justice, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); the space community, and other the United States Government customers.

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