Changyou.Com (NASDAQ:CYOU) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows

News coverage about Changyou.Com (NASDAQ:CYOU) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Changyou.Com earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the technology company an impact score of 45.7927247699525 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Shares of Changyou.Com (NASDAQ CYOU) traded up $0.30 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $30.77. The stock had a trading volume of 241,092 shares, compared to its average volume of 252,314. Changyou.Com has a 1 year low of $22.52 and a 1 year high of $44.55. The company has a market capitalization of $1,578.09, a PE ratio of 14.84 and a beta of 1.11.

Changyou.Com (NASDAQ:CYOU) last issued its earnings results on Monday, January 29th. The technology company reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.81 by ($0.17). The firm had revenue of $144.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $149.95 million. Changyou.Com had a return on equity of 8.77% and a net margin of 18.76%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.75 earnings per share.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on CYOU shares. ValuEngine upgraded Changyou.Com from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st. Deutsche Bank upgraded Changyou.Com from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group started coverage on Changyou.Com in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. They set a “neutral” rating and a $40.30 target price on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $38.06.

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Changyou.Com Company Profile Limited is an online game developer and operator. The Company is engaged in the development, operation and licensing of online games for personal computers (PCs) and mobile devices. The Company’s segments include Online Game segment, which consists primarily of PC games and mobile games; the Platform Channel segment, which consists primarily of online advertising services offered on the Website, Internet value-added services (IVAS) offered on the Dolphin Browser and RaidCall and online card and board games offered by MoboTap, and the Cinema Advertising segment, which consists primarily of the acquisition, from operators of movie theaters, and the sale, to advertisers, of pre-film advertising slots, which are advertisements shown before the screening of a movie in a cinema theater.

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