Media stories about Comfort Systems USA (NYSE:FIX) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Comfort Systems USA earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the construction company an impact score of 47.4429899725171 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
A number of research analysts have recently commented on FIX shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Comfort Systems USA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, December 27th. Gilford Securities lowered Comfort Systems USA from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. Guggenheim lowered Comfort Systems USA from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. Finally, DA Davidson raised their target price on Comfort Systems USA to $43.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $58.67.
Shares of Comfort Systems USA (NYSE:FIX) traded down $1.70 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $40.90. The stock had a trading volume of 221,553 shares, compared to its average volume of 145,890. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20, a current ratio of 1.33 and a quick ratio of 1.30. The firm has a market cap of $1,581.92, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.04, a PEG ratio of 1.99 and a beta of 1.19. Comfort Systems USA has a one year low of $31.90 and a one year high of $44.80.
In other Comfort Systems USA news, Director Alan Krusi sold 2,000 shares of Comfort Systems USA stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.50, for a total value of $85,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Chairman Franklin Myers acquired 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 14th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $40.23 per share, with a total value of $120,690.00. Following the transaction, the chairman now owns 208,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $8,367,840. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 36,568 shares of company stock valued at $1,541,365 in the last 90 days. 3.48% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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About Comfort Systems USA
Comfort Systems USA, Inc is a provider of mechanical contracting services, which principally includes heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, piping and controls, as well as off-site construction, electrical, monitoring and fire protection. As of December 31, 2016, the Company installed, maintained, repaired and replaced products and systems throughout its 35 operating units in 84 cities and 91 locations throughout the United States.
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